Bob Hope Biography

Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS, was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning over 60 years, Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards fourteen times, he appeared in many stage productions and television roles and was the author of fourteen books. The song "Thanks For the Memory" is widely regarded as Hope's signature tune.

Celebrated for his long career performing United Service Organizations shows to entertain active service American military personnel—he made 57 tours for the USO between 1941 and 1991—Hope was declared an honorary veteran of the United States Armed Forces in 1997 by act of the U.S. Congress.

Hope participated in the sports of golf and boxing, and owned a small stake in his hometown baseball team, the Cleveland Indians. He was married to performer Dolores Hope for 69 years. Hope died at age 100 at his home in Toluca Lake, California. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Bob Hope
Full Name:
Leslie Townes Hope
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Comedian, Golfer, Actor, Film Producer, Author, Singer, Dancer, Athlete, Lineman, Butcher
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
May 29, 1903
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Date of Death:
July 27, 2003
Age at Death:
100
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia
Marriages
Bob Hope Timeline
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"Bob Hope." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2018. Web. 20 Jun 2018.

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