About Marion Elizabeth Marx (Benda)
Marion Benda was a dancer. She appeared in several Ziegfeld productions during the 1920's including the Ziegfeld Revue No Foolin' (1926), Rio Rita (1927), and Rosalie (1928). She was the last paramour of the silent film actor, Rudolph Valentino, and was in his company at a party given by Barclay Warburon, Jr. when the actor became ill on August 14, 1926.
Benda was married to Zeppo Marx of the Marx Brothers from 1927 to 1954.