Who is Bob Hope?

  • (noun): United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (born in 1903).
    Synonyms: Hope, Leslie Townes Hope

Bob Hope

Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS, born Leslie Townes Hope, (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. He was noted for his numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows entertaining American military personnel—he made 57 tours for the USO between 1942 and 1988. Throughout his long career, he was honored for this work. In 1996, the U.S. Congress declared him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces."

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Bette Davis Filmography - Television - 1956–1960
... Herself (Presenter Best Actor) Bill Bennington, Grey Lockwood Bob Hope (host) 1956 The 20th Century Fox Hour Episode Crack Up Marie Hoke Ted Post Gary Merrill, Virginia Grey 1956 Person to Person Herself ... Bennett 1958 The 30th Annual Academy Awards Herself (Presenter Honorary Awards) Alan Handley Bob Hope and Jack Lemmon (co-hosts) 1958 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Herself William Asher Dinah Shore (host), Steve ... Awards Herself (Presenter Best Supporting Actor) Alan Handley Bob Hope and Jerry Lewis (co-hosts) 1960 What's My Line? Herself (Mystery guest) Joey Bishop ...
Bob Hope - Awards and Honors - Academy Awards
... Hope was awarded five honorary awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 13th Academy Awards (1940) Special Award – in recognition of his unselfish services ...
Seaman Jacobs - Selected Filmography
1976–1981 The Jeffersons 5 episodes 1983 Bob Hope's All-Star Super Bowl Party Television special 1986 All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle Television special 1987 NBC Investigates ...
Star Spangled Rhythm - Cast
... Frank Freemont Boyd Davis as Captain Kingsley Performers Bob Hope - Master of Ceremonies Bing Crosby - "Old Glory" number Fred MacMurray - Frank in "If Men Played Cards ...
Bob Hope Television Appearances
... The following is a partial list of Bob Hope television appearances ... Hope appeared on various television shows, particularly Christmas specials and various entertainment specials for the U.S ... In addition to his television specials, Hope appeared on the series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre from 1963 to 1967 ...

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