What is Zeppo?

  • (noun): United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979).
    Synonyms: Marx, Herbert Marx

Some articles on zeppo:

Marx Brothers - Hollywood - Later Years
... According to a September 1947 article in Newsweek, Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo all signed to appear as themselves in a biopic entitled The Life and Times of the Marx ... except for Fields and Chico Marx (both had died), and Zeppo Marx (who had left show business in 1933) ... They also appeared, sometimes with Chico and Zeppo also caricatured, in cartoons starring Mickey Mouse, Flip the Frog and others ...
Animal Crackers (film) - Jokes
... Zeppo figures in a well-known gag in which Groucho dictates a letter to his lawyers in rambling pseudo-legalese ... Zeppo gets to one-up Groucho When asked to read the letter back, Zeppo informs him, "You said a lot of things I didn't think were very important, so I just omitted them ... Joe Adamson, in Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Sometimes Zeppo, observed that this scene disproved the common notion that Zeppo was the least of the Marx Brothers "It takes a Marx Brother to pull something like ...
Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins - Story - Characters
... Zeppo The leader of the pirate family ... Ruby Daughter of Zeppo ... Albert Son of Zeppo ...
Zeppo Marx - Legacy
... similar lines, Gerald Mast, in his book The Comic Mind Comedy and Movies, notes that Zeppo's comedic persona, while certainly more subtle than his brothers', is undeniably present Zeppo's parts ... In other films, Zeppo would have a more significant role as the romantic lead, but he would still always be stiff, wooden, and, yes, with a big smile on his face ... happy? Roger Ebert called Zeppo 'superfluous,' and that is the point of his character in the five Paramount films ...
Zeppo Marx - Name
... There are different theories to where Zeppo got his stage name Groucho said in his Carnegie Hall concert in 1972 that the name was derived from the Zeppelin airship ... Zeppo's ex-wife Barbara Sinatra repeats this in her 2011 book, Lady Blue Eyes My Life with Frank ... brother objected to this nickname, and it was altered to "Zeppo." ...