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Bob Hope
Hope in 1978
BornLeslie Townes Hope
29 Mey 1903(1903-05-29)
Eltham, Kent,[1] Ingland
Dee'd27 Julie 2003(2003-07-27) (aged 100)
Toluca Lake, Californie, Unitit States
Cause o daith
Restin place
San Fernando Mission Seemetry, Unitit States
Ither namesLes Hope
Packy East
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • sangster
  • author
  • athlete
Years active1919–1997
Hauf-marrae(s)Grace Louise Troxell (m. 1933; div. 1934)
Dolores Hope (m. 1934; his daith 2003)
KinJack Hope (brither)
AwairdsLeet o awairds an nominations received bi Bob Hope
Bob Hope
Ratit atSuper Featherwecht (128 lb)
Hicht5 ft 10 in
Reak72 in

Bob Hope KBE, KC*SG, KSS (born Leslie Townes Hope, Mey 29, 1903 – Julie 27, 2003) wis an American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, sangster, dancer, athlete, centenarian an author. Wi a career spannin nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in ower 70 featur films an short films, includin a series o "Road" movies. In addeetion tae hostin the Academy Awairds 19 times (mair nor ony ither host), he appeared in mony stage productions an telly roles an wis the author o 14 beuks. The sang "Thanks for the Memory" is widely regairdit as Hope's seegnatur tune.

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  1. At the time o his birth, Eltham wis still part o Kent, nae Lunnon