Bob Hope


Born
in Eltham, London, England, The United Kingdom
May 29, 1903

Died
July 27, 2003

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Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG (born Leslie Townes Hope) 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 tours 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."

Average rating: 3.87 · 874 ratings · 124 reviews · 30 distinct worksSimilar authors
Don't Shoot, It's Only Me: ...

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3.97 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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Bob Hope: My Life In Jokes

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3.75 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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I Owe Russia $1200

3.73 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1963 — 5 editions
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Have Tux, Will Travel: Bob ...

4.05 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1954 — 2 editions
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Bob Hope's Confessions of a...

3.87 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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I Never Left Home

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3.97 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1944 — 2 editions
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The Road to Hollywood: My 4...

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3.81 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1977
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We Could've Finished Last W...

3.60 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1991
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Five Women I Love:  Bob Hop...

3.70 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1966 — 2 editions
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They Got Me Covered

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3.76 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2011
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“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?”
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“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things - not the great occasions - give off the greatest glow of happiness.”
Bob Hope

“You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.”
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