Miriam Marx Allen (May 19, 1927 – June 29, 2017) was an author and the daughter of Groucho Marx, and his first wife, Ruth Johnson.
|Born||May 19, 1927|
New York City, U.S.
|Died||June 29, 2017 90) (aged|
|Other names||Miriam Allen|
|Relatives||Arthur Marx (brother)|
Melinda Marx (paternal half-sister)
Her elder brother was Arthur Marx. Her married name was Miriam Allen. Besides having worked for a time on the writing staff of her father's quiz show You Bet Your Life during the 1950s, she later appeared in several Marx Brothers documentaries. In her book, Love Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam, she detailed her difficult relationship with Groucho, her battle against addictive substances, and her eventual reconciliation with her father. She died at the age of 90 in 2017.
- Marx, Miriam. Love Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam. Faber & Faber, 1992; ISBN 0-571-12915-3.
- "Miriam Marx". IMDb.
- McLellen, Dennis (1989-09-07). "Love, Groucho : Comedian's Letters to Daughter Show a Gentler, Unknown Side". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- Marble, Steve. "Miriam Marx Allen, daughter of Groucho Marx who turned his letters into a revealing life story, dies". latimes.com.