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Margaret Dumont Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1882
Place of Birth New York
Death day March 6, 1965 (82 years old)
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Margaret Dumont

Margaret Dumont is an American film and theater actress. She is best remembered as the Marx Brothers comic book character from their seven films. Groucho Marx called him "the fifth brother, Marx".

BornDaisy Juliette Baker, October 20, 1882, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
DiedMarch 06, 1965, Hollywood, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1902–1965
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About Margaret Dumont

Best known for her roles in the Marx Brothers films, she is best known for her comedic interactions with Groucho Marx in Duck Soup (1933) and The Big Store (1941). Also a stage actress, she appeared on Broadway in Marx Brothers' first two works: The Cocoanuts (1925) and Animal Crackers (1928).

Margaret Dumont before fame

She made her theatrical debut in the 1902 play Beauty and the Beast at the Chestnut Theater (Philadelphia, PA) and appeared in her first silent film, A Tale of Two Cities, in 1917.

Achievement of Margaret Dumont

In her latest movie, What a Way to Go !, she played the role of mother of the character Shirley MacLaine.

Margaret Dumont family life

New York-born daughter of Harriet and William Baker, Daisy Juliette Baker (later Margaret Dumont) spent most of her childhood in the Southern United States, in the care of her godfather, journalist and famous folk writer Joel Chandler Harris. Her marriage to millionaire John Moller, Jr lasted from 1910 until Moller's death in 1918.

Associations of Margaret Dumont

She appeared with Red Skelton in the Bathing Beauty musical in 1944

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Margaret Dumont

  • The Marx Brothers
  • Buried in the chapel of the crematorium
  • American actress

Latest information about Margaret Dumont updated on May 10 2021.

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