Michael Marx: So what's a nice boy like this doing in a business like property?
He resembles Groucho, shares a name with Karl, and spends time with Gerald Ronson and Jack the Ripper
By Abigail Townsend
Published: 27 November 2005
Marx, 58, may share a surname with one of history's most radical political thinkers - and indeed bear more than a passing resemblance to a Marx brother - but at first he is quietly spoken and polite, giving little away.
As the interview goes on, however, he shows a more animated side, including a passion for the sector, theories about Jack the Ripper and a mean impression of property tycoon Gerald Ronson. He even relates how an uncle claimed to have built a family tree linking them to both Karl and the Marx brothers (no one was convinced and the uncle died before proof could be found).
[Read the whole story]