Margaret Dumont

Oct 20, 1882


Originally an opera singer, American actress Margaret Dumont was engaged in 1925 to act in The Cocoanuts, a Broadway musical comedy starring the Marx Brothers. As wealthy widow Mrs. Potter, Dumont became the formidable stage target for the rapid-fire insults and bizarre lovemaking approach of Groucho Marx. So impressive was her "teaming" with Groucho… More


Margaret Dumont Videos

Duck Soup
2 minutes 40 seconds
A Night At The Opera
1 minutes 3 seconds
Auntie Mame
3 minutes 9 seconds
Up In Arms
1 minutes 31 seconds
Bathing Beauty
3 minutes 32 seconds

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