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Actor Margaret Dumont

Margaret Dumont

  • Birth name:

    Daisy Juliette Baker

  • Date of Birth:

    Brooklyn, New York, USA

  • Height:

    5' 9" (1.75 m)

Biography:

Margaret Dumont would probably consider it a tragedy that she is best-known for her performances as the ultimate straight woman in seven of the Marx Brothers' films (including most of their best). By all accounts she never understood their jokes (offscreen and on), which is of course a major reason why she's so funny. Apart from a small role in a 1917 Dickens adaptation, she spent her early career on the stage, ending up with the Marxes in the late 1920s in the stage versions of The Cocoanuts (... more

Margaret Dumont Filmography

Aсtor (14)

Movie

Year

Movie The Unknown Marx Brothers The Unknown Marx Brothers

as (archive footage)

1993
Movie Thats Entertainment, Part II Thats Entertainment, Part II

as Clips from 'A Night at the Opera' & 'A Day at the Races' (archive footage)

1976
Movie Zotz! Zotz!

as Persephone Updike

1962
Movie Auntie Mame Auntie Mame

as Noblewoman in Play (uncredited)

1958
Movie A Night at the Opera A Night at the Opera

as Mrs. Claypool

1948
Movie The Women The Women

as Mrs. Wagstaff

1947
Movie Little Giant Little Giant

as Mrs. Hendrickson

1946
Movie A Day at the Races A Day at the Races

as Emily Upjohn

1937
Movie After Office Hours After Office Hours

as Mrs. Murchison (uncredited)

1935
Movie Duck Soup Duck Soup

as Mrs. Teasdale

1933
Movie Animal Crackers Animal Crackers

as Mrs. Rittenhouse

1930
Movie The Cocoanuts The Cocoanuts

as Mrs. Potter

1929