Known For Acting
Known Credits 152
Day of Death 2003-07-27 (100 years old)
Place of Birth Eltham, London, England, UK
Also Known As
- Leslie Townes Hope
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Bob Hope (1903 – 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.