Leonard Marx, or Chico Marx, as he is fondly known, was an American actor, comedian, and musician. Chico was the part of the group, "The Marx Brothers," and was the eldest brother among Harpo, Groucho, Gummo, and Zeppo. Leonard got the name of Chico as a result of his luck with the ladies, who were called as "chic" in slang. Chico was born to parents, Sam and Minnie Marx, in New York City. The comedian, Al Shean, was Chico's maternal uncle. Chico started learning the piano at quite a young age, and soon, his talented fingers earned him enough dough, to support the family. The 1949 Marx Brother's films “Love Happy,” A Night at the Opera and A Night in Casablanca showcase how good Chico was at playing the keyboard. Chico had a different style of playing the piano which gave the onlooker, the impression of shooting the keys with a gun. Chico's Broadway debut came in the 1923 play "I'll Say She Is."

Chico often was found portraying a stereotype Italian persona, wearing a curly wig with a Tyrolean hat on top of it. Chico made his film debut in 1929 with "The Cocoanuts." Chico's movie career took off in 1935 with "A Night at the Opera," in which he played Fiorello. A couple of years later, Chico played Tony in "A Day at the Races." Chico then featured in Room Service and "At the Circus" in the late 1930s. Go West, "The Big Store," and A Night in Casablanca constituted Chico's films in the 1940s. A Night in Casablanca was made to repay the debts that Chico had accumulated as a result of his compulsive gambling habit. Chico was addicted to all forms of betting and gambling, including the game of pinochle, horse races and dog races. Love Happy, The Story of Mankind, Animal Crackers, "Newsfront," The Big Store, and Monkey Business were some of Chico's other films. Chico also had a knack of destroying his marriage with infidelity. He was earlier married to Betty Karp in the year 1917 and was a father to Maxine, with whom he grew extremely close. Chico also reached out to Maxine on matters regarding acting.

In 1958, after he divorced Betty, Chico married Mary De Vithas. On October 1, 1961, Chico passed away as he was suffering from arteriosclerosis. He was buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in California.

Chevy Chase English Actor

Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase or Cornelius Crane Chase is an American actor, writer, and comedian. Chase has influenced various artists including the likes of Mike Myers, Tim Allen, Will Ferrell, and Ryan Reynolds. Chase is also known for his roles in movies such as Foul Play, “Seems like Old Times,” “Caddyshack,” Fletch, Three Amigos, Spies like Us, and in television shows such as Saturday Night Live, and the NBC-produced, Community. Cornelius Crane Chase, as he was originally named, was born to parents Edward Chase and Cathalene Parker, in New York. Chase is also the grandson of Edward Leigh Chase and was named “Chevy,” by his grandmother. Chase belonged to a family of cognoscenti and was also listed when he was quite young, in the American Social Register. Chase pursued schooling at the Riverdale Country School, and further, attended the Stockbridge School in Massachusetts. Later on, Chase pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Bard College in New York. During his adolescent years, Chase played the drums and the keyboard for the band from Boston titled “Chameleon Church.” Before attaining fame, Chase worked as a cab driver, construction worker, truck driver, audio engineer, and other odd jobs. In 1967, Chase Co-founded the comedy ensemble titled “Channel One,” and also wrote columns for the Mad Magazine. In 1973, he joined the cast of the satirical, “The National Lampoon Radio Hour,” where he worked alongside the likes of Bill Murray, John Belushi, among many others. A couple of years later, Chase became a part of the NBC-produced "Saturday Night Live,” (SNL) where he got famous for his pratfall depicting former President Gerald Ford’s accidental tripping during a visit to Austria. Chase was also the recipient of a Golden Globe Award and two Emmy Awards for his work at the SNL. In the year 1976, Chase quit SNL and was replaced by Bill Murray. Chase’s film career took off in the 1978 movie, Foul Play, for which he was presented with a Golden Globe Award nomination for the Best Actor. In 1980, Chase pocketed roles in “Caddyshack” and “Seems like Old Times.” The 80s also featured Chase in Under the Rainbow, Modern Problems, National Lampoon’s Vacation, “Deal of the Century,” Fletch, Spies like Us, Three Amigos, among many others. The 1987 and 1988 Academy Awards were hosted by Chase. The video “Voices That Care,” made to show support to the US troops and veterans was recorded with the help of Chase. The 90s saw the decline of Chase’s career with his movies such as “Memoirs of an Invisible Man,” “Cops & Robbersons,” and “Nothing but Trouble,” all failing at the Box Office. During that decade, Chase also featured in Man of the House, Dirty Work, Vegas Vacation, among few others. Chase was presented with the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 1994. A few years later, Chase featured on television shows such as “Law & Order,” Hot in Cleveland, “Brothers & Sisters,” Community, Chuck, and provided the voice-over for an episode of Family Guy. The year 2010 also saw Chase in the comedy film, “Hot Tub Time Machine” and in “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Chase has also previously been the public face of brands such as Doritos, the History Channel, Dollar Rent-a-Car, and T-Mobile. Chase married Jayne Luke in 1983 and has three daughters with her.


Hayes MacArthur

Hayes MacArthur is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He is recognized for his work in the television shows "Worst Week"; "How I Met Your Mother", and "Perfect Couples." Hayes MacArthur is as well known for co-writing, producing and starring in "The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend," a 16-minute short movie, MacArthur took birth on April 16, 1977, in Chicago, Illinois. He is named after noted actress Helen Hayes. MacArthur attended Deerfield Academy and earned a B.A. In Government from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He then trained at the Groundlings Theater Company and Atlantic Theater Company, to become an actor. It led him to appear on comedy shows. He currently stars in the TBS comedy series Angie Tribeca. He appeared with his fiance Ali Larter in "National Lampoon's Homo Erectus", he was a supporting actor in the Disney movie "The Game Plan", and "She's Out of My League" in 2010. In May 2010, he became a regular cast member of NBC's short-lived comedy Perfect Couples. In 2012, MacArthur was featured in several episodes of "Whitney", as well as "Go On" and the "Broken Lizard" film "The Babymakers". MacArthur married actress Ali Larter on August 1, 2009. Ali and Hayes welcomed a son, Theodore, in December 2010 and their daughter, Vivienne Margaret was born January 15, 2015.   Another Version Hayes MacArthur is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor of America.  He recognized for his work in the television shows "Worst Week";  "How I Met Your Mother", and "Perfect Couples." Hayes MacArthur is also well known as a  co-writer, producer, and actor in  "The Adventures of Big Handsome Guy and His Little Friend," a 16-minute short movie. In 2003, he took the first position at the Rebels of Comedy Competition. Some of the TV shows in which he has appeared was "Comedy Central's Premium Blend",  "Mad TV", "Medium", and "Pushing Daisies".  He was born on 16 April 1977, Chicago; Illinois was his birth place. He named after noting actress Helen Hayes. MacArthur went to Deerfield Academy and from Bowdoin College, which is in Brunswick, Maine, he earned a B.A. In Government. He then trained at Atlantic Theater Company, and the Groundlings Theater Company to become an actor. It led him to appear on comedy shows. He currently stars in the TBS comedy series Angie Tribeca.    MacArthur appeared in "National Lampoon's Homo Erectus", with his fiance Ali Larter, he was a supporting actor in "The Game Plan", "Life As We Know It", and "She's Out of My League" in 2010. In May 2010, he became a regular cast member of "Perfect Couples", NBC's half an hour romantic comedy series and it has been premiered in the second semester of  2010 to 2011 in TV season. In May 2011, the program was canceled. In 2012, he was present in some episodes of "Whitney", "Broken Lizard" and  "Go On" the movie "The Babymakers".    Since December 2007, MacArthur and actress Ali Larter were in a relationship; Later on August 1, 2009, they got married in a small function at MacArthur parents' estate which is in Kennebunk, Maine. Ali and Hayes welcomed Theodore, their son, in December 2010. Vivienne Margaret, their daughter,  was born on 15th January 2015.         

Hayes MacArthur English Actor