Great-uncle of Gregg Marx, Laura Guzik and Brett Marx
Came fifth in a Channel Four (UK) poll in 2005 to find the all-time favourite comedians' comedian.
Appears on a 44¢ USA commemorative postage stamp, issued 11 August 2009, in the Early TV Memories issue honoring You Bet Your Life (1950).
He was portrayed by Lewis J. Stadlen in the Broadway show "Minnie's Boys," which ran at the Imperial Theatre for 80 Performances from Mar 26 to May 30, 1970. Stadlen won a 1970 Theatre World Award for his performance.
The FBI had a file on him after he made some jokes about communism.