Caption: Still of Groucho Marx, Edna Bennett, Allan Jones, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx and Inez Palange in A Night at the Opera (1935)
Born: October 14, 1907
Star sign: Libra
Known for: A Night at the Opera (1935), A Day at the Races (1937), One Night in the Tropics (1940), Show Boat (1936)
Allan Jones was born Theodore Allen Jones in Old Forge, Pennsylvania. A coal miner's son, he worked in the mines until 1926. At that point in time, he received a scholarship from Syracuse University, but chose instead to study music at New York University with Claude Warford and then with Felix Leroux in Paris and Sir Henry Wood in London. ...