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Bob Hope

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS (born Leslie Townes Hope; May 29, 1903  – July 27, 2003) was a British-born American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel. Throughout his career, he was honored for his humanitarian work. In 1996, the U.S. Congress honored Bob Hope by declaring him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces." Bob Hope appeared in or hosted 199 known USO shows. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bob Hope, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 29, 1903 In Eltham, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Going Spanish 1934-03-01
Latest Project:
Movie This Is Bob Hope... 2017-12-29
Known For
Movie This Is Bob Hope... Himself (archive footage) 2017-12-29
Movie Bing Crosby: The Television Specials Volume 2 – The Christmas Specials Himself 2010-11-09
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself Himself 2004-02-25
Movie Christmas from Hollywood Unknown 2003-11-13
Movie Hollywood Musicals of the 40's Archive footage 2000-09-01
Movie Bob Hope: Laughing With the Presidents Himself 1996-11-23
Movie That Little Monster Himself 1994-04-19
Movie That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) 1994-07-01
Movie Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories Himself 1993-12-15
Movie Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration Himself 1990-02-04
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (archive footage) 1988-10-01
Movie A Masterpiece of Murder Unknown 1986-01-27
Series The Golden Girls Himself 1985-09-14
Movie Spies Like Us Golfer (cameo) 1985-12-06
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Lucy Moves to NBC Himself 1980-02-08
Movie Leif Himself 1979-05-18
Movie Derby Fever USA himself 1979-01-01
Movie The Muppet Movie Ice Cream Vendor 1979-06-22
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Movie Joys Unknown 1976-03-05
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-05
Series The Captain and Tennille Unknown 1976-09-20
Movie Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (archive footage) 1975-08-06
Movie Cancel My Reservation Dan Bartlett 1972-09-21
Movie Swing Out, Sweet Land Himself 1970-01-01
Movie Raquel! Himself 1970-04-26
Series The Odd Couple Unknown 1970-09-24
Series The Johnny Cash Show Unknown 1969-06-07
Movie How to Commit Marriage Frank Benson 1969-07-07
Movie The Bob Hope Christmas Special: Around the World with the USO Himself 1968-01-18
Movie Rowan & Martin At the Movies Himself 1968-01-01
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell Sgt. Dan O'Farrell 1968-05-08
Movie Eight on the Lam Henry Dimsdale 1967-04-26
Movie The Oscar Himself 1966-03-04
Movie Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! Thomas J. 'Tom' Meade 1966-06-08
Movie I'll Take Sweden Bob Holcomb 1965-06-18
Series Get Smart Unknown 1965-09-18
Movie Hollywood My Home Town 1965-12-31
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie A Global Affair Frank Larrimore 1964-01-30
Movie Mr. and Mrs. Bill Blakely 1964-04-18
Movie Critic's Choice Parker Ballantine 1963-04-13
Movie Call Me Bwana Matt 1963-06-14
Movie Hollywood Without Make-Up 1963-07-01
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Host 1963-10-04
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie The Road to Hong Kong Chester Babcock 1962-05-22
Series The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Bachelor in Paradise Adam J. Niles 1961-11-01
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961-09-17
Movie The Bing Crosby Show (12-11-1961) Himself 1961-12-11
Movie The Facts of Life Larry Gilbert 1960-11-14
Movie Alias Jesse James Milford Farnsworth 1959-03-20
Movie Paris Holiday Robert Leslie Hunter 1958-05-09
Movie Beau James Mayor James J. 'Jimmy' Walker 1957-06-07
Movie The Iron Petticoat Major Charles "Chuck" Lockwood 1957-01-07
Series The Thin Man Unknown 1957-09-20
Series The Frank Sinatra Show Unknown 1957-10-18
Movie Lucy's Really Lost Moments Himself 1956-01-01
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie That Certain Feeling Francis X. Dignan 1956-06-04
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1955-07-29
Movie The Seven Little Foys Eddie Foy 1955-09-30
Movie Screen Directors Playhouse: The Silent Partner Himself 1955-12-21
Movie Casanova's Big Night Pippo Popolino 1954-04-07
Movie Off Limits Wally Hogan 1953-03-25
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Scared Stiff Skeleton (uncredited) 1953-04-27
Movie Here Come the Girls Stanley Snodgrass 1953-10-22
Movie The Greatest Show on Earth Spectator (uncredited) 1952-01-10
Movie Son of Paleface Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr. 1952-07-14
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Road to Bali Harold Gridley 1952-11-01
Movie The Lemon Drop Kid Sidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid) 1951-04-02
Movie My Favorite Spy Peanuts White / Eric Augustine 1951-12-25
Series I Love Lucy Unknown 1951-06-15
Movie Fancy Pants Humphrey / Arthur Tyler 1950-07-19
Movie You Can Change The World Himself 1950-02-25
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie Sorrowful Jones Humphrey "Sorrowful" Jones 1949-07-04
Movie The Great Lover Freddie Hunter 1949-11-23
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie The Paleface 'Painless' Peter Potter 1948-12-24
Movie My Favorite Brunette Ronnie Jackson 1947-04-04
Movie Variety Girl Himself 1947-08-29
Movie Where There's Life Michael Joseph Valentine 1947-11-21
Movie Road to Rio Hot Lips Barton 1947-12-25
Movie Road to Utopia Chester Hooton 1946-02-27
Movie Monsieur Beaucaire Monsieur Beaucaire 1946-09-04
Movie Road to Home Himself 1945-07-04
Movie The All-Star Bond Rally Unknown 1945-05-10
Movie Hollywood Victory Caravan Himself 1945-09-30
Movie The Princess and the Pirate Sylvester the Great 1944-11-17
Movie Combat America Himself 1943-01-01
Movie Strictly G.I. Himself 1943-01-01
Movie A Welcome to Britain Himself 1943-01-01
Movie Let's Face It Jerry Walker 1943-08-04
Movie Show-Business at War Himself 1943-05-21
Movie They Got Me Covered Robert Kittredge 1943-03-04
Movie Star Spangled Rhythm Bob Hope - Master of Ceremonies 1942-03-05
Movie My Favorite Blonde Larry Haines 1942-04-02
Movie Bob's Busy Day Bob 1942-06-01
Movie Road to Morocco Orville Jackson 1942-11-10
Movie Road to Zanzibar Hubert 'Fearless' Frazier 1941-04-11
Movie Caught in the Draft Don Bolton 1941-07-04
Movie Nothing But the Truth Steve Bennett 1941-10-10
Movie Louisiana Purchase Jim Taylor 1941-12-25
Movie Road to Singapore Ace Lannigan 1940-03-22
Movie The Ghost Breakers Lawrence Lawrence 1940-06-21
Movie Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Himself - Master of Ceremonies 1940-07-31
Movie Never Say Die John Kidley 1939-04-14
Movie The Cat and the Canary Wally Campbell 1939-11-10
Movie Some Like It Hot Nicky Nelson 1939-05-18
Movie The Big Broadcast of 1938 Buzz Fielding 1938-02-11
Movie College Swing Bud Brady 1938-04-29
Movie Thanks for the Memory Steve Merrick 1938-11-11
Movie Give Me a Sailor Jim Brewster 1938-08-19
Movie The Old Grey Mayor Bob 1935-04-06
Movie Watch the Birdie Bob 1935-08-10
Movie Going Spanish Bob 1934-03-01
Movie Paree, Paree Peter 1934-09-08