Speak Softly: 12 Best Speechless Sidekicks

From howling wookiees to Hodor, here are a dozen best friends of few (very few) words

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2. Harpo Marx

There's different stories on how Harpo became the mute member of the Marx Brothers. While some blamed his tendency on the vaudeville stage to hold forth like a college professor, he said it was because of his high-pitched voice. But silence liberated him: Groucho took care of the snappy patter, while Harpo stole the silverware and did whatever led to the greatest anarchy.

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