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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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 141

Birthday 1903-05-29

Day of Death 2003-07-27

Place of Birth Eltham, London, England, UK

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Leslie Townes Hope

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 This is Bob Hope... as Himself
2010 Bing Crosby: The Television Specials Volume 2 – The Christmas Specials as Himself
2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History
2004 Judy Garland: By Myself as Himself
2003 Christmas from Hollywood
2000 Hollywood Musicals of the 40's as Archive footage
1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
1996 Bob Hope: Laughing With the Presidents as Himself
1994 That's Entertainment! III
1994 That Little Monster as Himself
1993 Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories as Himself
1991 Pebble Mill(1 episode)
1990 Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration as Himself
1989 The Simpsons(2 episodes)
1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind
1986 A Masterpiece of Murder
1985 Spies Like Us as Golfer (cameo)
1985 The Golden Girls(1 episode) as Himself
1984 Highway to Heaven(1 episode)
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1982 Late Night with David Letterman(1 episode)
1980 Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters(1 episode)
1980 Lucy Moves to NBC as Himself
1979 The Muppet Movie as Ice Cream Vendor
1979 Leif as Himself
1979 Derby Fever USA as himself
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors(1 episode)
1976 The Captain and Tennille(1 episode)
1976 The Muppet Show(1 episode)
1976 Joys
1976 Donny & Marie(3 episodes)
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as Himself
1972 Cancel My Reservation as Dan Bartlett
1971 V.I.P. Schaukel(2 episodes)
1970 The Odd Couple(1 episode)
1970 Raquel! as Himself
1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land as Himself
1969 The Barbara McNair Show(1 episode)
1969 How to Commit Marriage as Frank Benson
1969 The Johnny Cash Show(1 episode)
1969 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour(1 episode)
1968 The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell as Sgt. Dan O'Farrell
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(4 episodes)
1968 The Bob Hope Christmas Special: Around the World with the USO as Himself
1968 Rowan & Martin At the Movies as Himself
1967 Eight on the Lam as Henry Dimsdale
1966 Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! as Thomas J. 'Tom' Meade
1966 The Oscar as Himself
1965 Hollywood My Home Town
1965 Get Smart(1 episode)
1965 I'll Take Sweden as Bob Holcomb
1964 Mr. and Mrs. as Bill Blakely
1964 A Global Affair as Frank Larrimore
1964 The Hollywood Palace(1 episode)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(3 episodes)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(107 episodes) as Host
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1963 Call Me Bwana as Matt
1963 Critic's Choice as Parker Ballantine
1962 The Merv Griffin Show(1 episode)
1962 The Lucy Show(1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(2 episodes)
1962 The Road to Hong Kong as Chester Babcock
1961 The Bing Crosby Show (12-11-1961) as Himself
1961 Bachelor in Paradise as Adam J. Niles
1961 The DuPont Show of the Week(1 episode)
1960 The Facts of Life as Larry Gilbert
1959 Alias Jesse James as Milford Farnsworth
1958 Kraft Music Hall(1 episode)
1958 Paris Holiday as Robert Leslie Hunter
1958 The Dick Clark Show(1 episode)
1957 The Frank Sinatra Show(1 episode)
1957 The Thin Man(1 episode)
1957 Beau James as Mayor James J. 'Jimmy' Walker
1957 The Iron Petticoat as Major Charles "Chuck" Lockwood
1956 The Steve Allen Show(4 episodes)
1956 That Certain Feeling as Francis X. Dignan
1956 Lucy's Really Lost Moments as Himself
1956 Showdown at Ulcer Gulch as Influential Man
1955 Screen Directors Playhouse: The Silent Partner as Himself
1955 The Chey Show(1 episode)
1955 The Seven Little Foys as Eddie Foy
1955 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1954 Casanova's Big Night as Pippo Popolino
1953 Here Come the Girls as Stanley Snodgrass
1953 Scared Stiff as Skeleton (uncredited)
1953 The Academy Awards(20 episodes)
1952 Off Limits as Wally Hogan
1952 This Is Your Life(2 episodes)
1952 Son of Paleface as Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr.
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth as Spectator (uncredited)
1952 Road to Bali as Harold Gridley
1951 My Favorite Spy as Peanuts White / Eric Augustine
1951 I Love Lucy(1 episode)
1951 The Lemon Drop Kid as Sidney Melbourne (The Lemon Drop Kid)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(18 episodes)
1950 Fancy Pants as Humphrey / Arthur Tyler
1950 You Can Change The World as Himself
1949 The Great Lover as Freddie Hunter
1949 Sorrowful Jones as Humphrey "Sorrowful" Jones
1948 The Paleface as 'Painless' Peter Potter
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(6 episodes)
1947 Road to Rio as Hot Lips Barton
1947 Where There's Life as Michael Joseph Valentine
1947 Variety Girl as Himself
1947 My Favorite Brunette as Ronnie Jackson
1946 Monsieur Beaucaire as Monsieur Beaucaire
1946 Road to Utopia as Chester Hooton
1945 Hollywood Victory Caravan as Bob Hope
1945 Road to Home as Himself
1945 The All-Star Bond Rally
1944 The Princess and the Pirate as Sylvester the Great
1944 Memo for Joe
1943 Let's Face It as Jerry Walker
1943 Show-Business at War as Himself
1943 They Got Me Covered as Robert Kittredge
1943 A Welcome to Britain as Himself
1943 Combat America as Himself
1943 Strictly G.I. as Himself
1942 Road to Morocco as Orville Jackson
1942 Bob's Busy Day as Bob
1942 My Favorite Blonde as Larry Haines
1942 Star Spangled Rhythm as Bob Hope - Master of Ceremonies
1941 Louisiana Purchase as Jim Taylor
1941 Nothing But the Truth as Steve Bennett
1941 Caught in the Draft as Don Bolton
1941 Road to Zanzibar as Hubert 'Fearless' Frazier
1940 Cavalcade of the Academy Awards
1940 The Ghost Breakers as Lawrence Lawrence
1940 Road to Singapore as Ace Lannigan
1939 The Cat and the Canary as Wally Campbell
1939 Some Like It Hot as Nicky Nelson
1939 Never Say Die as John Kidley
1938 Thanks for the Memory as Steve Merrick
1938 Give Me a Sailor as Jim Brewster
1938 College Swing as Bud Brady
1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 as Buzz Fielding
1935 Double Exposure as Photographer / Robert
1935 Watch the Birdie as Bob
1935 The Old Grey Mayor as Bob
1934 Paree, Paree as Peter
1934 Going Spanish as Bob

Writing

1958 Paris HolidayStory
1947 My Favorite BrunetteWriter

Production

1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(107 episodes)Executive Producer
1947 My Favorite BrunetteProducer

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