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Bob Hope

Bob HopeAKA Leslie Townes Hope

Born: 29-May-1903
Birthplace: London, England [1]
Died: 27-Jul-2003
Location of death: Toluca Lake, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Mission San Fernando Rey de Espaņa, Mission Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Comic, Actor
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Centenarian comic


[1] 44 Craigton Road, Eltham, Greenwich, London, England.

Father: William Henry Hope (stonemason)
Mother: Avis Townes Hope (singer)
Wife:
Dolores Hope (b. 1909, m. 19-Feb-1934, d. 2011, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Anthony Hope (adopted, d. 28-Jun-2004)
Daughter: Linda Hope (adopted)
Son: Kelly Hope (adopted)
Daughter: Nora (adopted)

    High School: Fairmount High School, Cleveland, OH

    Dutch Treat Club 1971
    Friars Club
    National Space Society Board of Governors
    Richard I. Bong WWII Heritage Center Honorary Board of Directors
    Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity
    Freemasonry
    Endorsement of American Tobacco Company Lucky Strike cigarettes
    Endorsement of Liggett Group Chesterfield cigarettes
    Kentucky Colonel
    Oscar (honorary) 1941
    Oscar (honorary) 1945
    Oscar (honorary) 1953
    Oscar (honorary) 1966
    Emmy 1966 for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre
    Golden Globe 1958 Ambassador of Good Will
    Congressional Gold Medal 1962
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1947
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1969
    Silver Buffalo
    Officer of the British Empire
    Commander of the British Empire 1976
    Kennedy Center Honor 1985
    Radio Hall of Fame 1990
    World Golf Hall of Fame 1983
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6541 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6758 Hollywood Blvd. (television)
    National Medal of Arts 1995
    Naturalized US Citizen 1908
    Converted to Catholicism
    Prostate Surgery (Mar-1988)
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Endorsement of Hires Root Beer (1961)
    Endorsement of K-Mart (1997)
    Endorsement of Pabst Brewing Company Pabst Blue Ribbon (1948)
    Endorsement of Texaco (1986)
    Endorsement of Timex (1970-73)
    Traveled to the USSR Mar-1958
    English Ancestry Paternal
    Welsh Ancestry Maternal

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Spies Like Us (6-Dec-1985)
    The Muppet Movie (22-Jun-1979)
    Cancel My Reservation (21-Sep-1972)
    How To Commit Marriage (7-Jul-1969) · Frank Benson
    The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (8-May-1968)
    Eight on the Lam (4-Apr-1967)
    Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1-Jun-1966) · Tom Meade
    I'll Take Sweden (2-Jun-1965) · Bob Holcomb
    A Global Affair (30-Jan-1964) · Frank Larrimore
    Call Me Bwana (14-Jun-1963) · Matt
    Critic's Choice (13-Apr-1963) · Parker Ballantine
    The Road to Hong Kong (27-Apr-1962) · Chester Babcock
    Bachelor in Paradise (1-Nov-1961) · Adam J. Niles
    The Facts of Life (14-Nov-1960) · Larry Gilbert
    Alias Jesse James (20-Mar-1959) · Milford Farnsworth
    Paris Holiday (5-Apr-1958) · Robert Leslie Hunter
    Beau James (7-Jun-1957)
    The Iron Petticoat (12-Dec-1956) · Chuck Lockwood
    That Certain Feeling (4-Jun-1956)
    The Seven Little Foys (31-May-1955) · Eddie Foy
    Casanova's Big Night (12-Apr-1954)
    Here Come the Girls (22-Oct-1953) · Stanley Snodgrass
    Off Limits (19-Feb-1953)
    Road to Bali (19-Nov-1952) · Harold Gridley
    Son of Paleface (14-Jul-1952)
    My Favorite Spy (17-Dec-1951) · Peanuts White
    The Lemon Drop Kid (8-Mar-1951) · Lemon Drop Kid
    You Can Change the World (1951) · Himself
    Fancy Pants (19-Jul-1950)
    The Great Lover (23-Nov-1949)
    Sorrowful Jones (5-Jun-1949)
    The Paleface (24-Dec-1948) · "Painless" Peter Potter
    Road to Rio (25-Dec-1947) · Hot Lips Barton
    Where There's Life (21-Nov-1947)
    Variety Girl (29-Aug-1947) · Himself
    My Favorite Brunette (19-Mar-1947) · Ronnie Jackson
    Monsieur Beaucaire (4-Sep-1946)
    Road to Utopia (27-Feb-1946) · Chester Hooton
    The Princess and the Pirate (17-Nov-1944)
    Let's Face It (5-Aug-1943)
    They Got Me Covered (4-Mar-1943)
    Star Spangled Rhythm (18-Dec-1942) · Himself
    Road to Morocco (5-Oct-1942) · Orville Jackson
    My Favorite Blonde (18-Mar-1942) · Larry Haines
    Louisiana Purchase (25-Dec-1941)
    Nothing But the Truth (10-Oct-1941)
    Caught in the Draft (25-Jun-1941)
    Road to Zanzibar (11-Apr-1941) · Hubert Frazier
    The Ghost Breakers (21-Jun-1940)
    Road to Singapore (14-Mar-1940) · Ace Lannigan
    The Cat and the Canary (10-Nov-1939) · Wally Campbell
    Some Like It Hot (19-May-1939)
    Never Say Die (14-Apr-1939) · John Kidley
    Thanks for the Memory (11-Nov-1938)
    Give Me a Sailor (19-Aug-1938)
    College Swing (29-Apr-1938)
    The Big Broadcast of 1938 (11-Feb-1938)

Official Website:
http://www.bobhope.com/

Appears on the cover of:
Life, 4-Feb-1946, DETAILS: (with Bing Crosby) Hope and Crosby
People, 11-Aug-2003, DETAILS: Bob Hope -- The Legend, and the lives he touched (black and white obituary cover)


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