Bob Hope
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Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope was a British-American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer and dancer. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven "Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope's top-billed partner.

Bob Hope

Hope in 1978
Born
Leslie Townes Hope

(1903-05-29)May 29, 1903
Eltham, London, England[1]
DiedJuly 27, 2003(2003-07-27) (aged 100)
Resting placeSan Fernando Mission Cemetery
Other names
  • Les Hope
  • Packy East
Occupation
Years active1925–1998
Spouse(s)
  • Grace Louise Troxell
    (m. 1933; div. 1934)
Children4
RelativesJack Hope (brother)
AwardsFull list
Boxing career
Statistics
Weight(s)Super featherweight (128 lb)
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Reach72 in (183 cm)
Boxing record
Wins3
Losses1 (see Bob Hope boxing record)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Websitebobhope.com
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Bob Hope - Bio, Age, net worth, height, weight, Wiki, Facts and Family

Bob Hope

Bob Hope's About

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Perhaps no other person in the history of the entertainment industry has traveled so far tirelessly across the globe to entertain service men at war other than Bob Hope. The media named him ˜America's No. 1 Soldier in Greasepaint' and the US Congress conferred him the title of the ˜first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces'. He was most noted for his shows that entertained the American military personnel and boosted their morale at time of war. All through the World War II, his radio shows were performed and aired from military bases and combat areas. One of the most recognized talents in the world, Hope performed on Broadway, movies and went on tours with the U.S Military. He was known for his fast wit and great humor. In a career that spanned over 60 years, Hope received over two thousand honors and awards that includes 54 honorary doctorates. He appeared in more than 70 films and hosted the Academy Awards fourteen times. Apart from being the king of all media, Hope was also an ardent golfer a boxer and baseball player.

Bob Hope Family life

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He adopted four children with Dolores Reade, whom he married in 1934. His son Tony served as a presidential appointee in the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations.

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Bob Hope Before Fame

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At a young age, he began busking on the Luna Park streetcar by singing and making jokes, and won an amateur talent contest for his Charlie Chaplin impersonation in 1915.

Bob Hope Trivia

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In 1997, the U.S. Congress declared him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces."

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Bob Hope Height Weight

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At the age of 100, Bob Hope height is 5 ft 10 in (1.79 m). His weight is 80 kg .

Associated with

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He starred with Bing Crosby in the 1952 movie Road to Bali.

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Facts About Bob Hope

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● Bob Hope was born on May 29, 1903 (age 100) in London, England
● He is a celebrity comedian
● His height is 5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)
His weight is 80 kg



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