Thursday, April 14, 2011

Arthur Marx, R. I. P.

Groucho Marx's son, Arthur, dies in Los Angeles - "Writer and nationally ranked tennis player Arthur Marx, a son of comedian Groucho Marx , . . has died of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, reports The Wrap. He was 89.

Marx wrote 12 books. Some were fiction. Others were biographies of Hollywood figures. Among his works are Goldwyn: A Biography of the Man Behind the Myth (1976), Red Skelton (1979), The Nine Lives of Mickey Rooney (1988) and the murder mystery Set to Kill (both 1993).

He also addressed his relationship with his famous father in a series of memoirs including Son of Groucho (1972) and My Life With Groucho (1992)."

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