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Bob Hope

(Leslie Townes Hope)
actor, comedian
Born: 5/29/1903
Birthplace: Eltham, England

American film, radio and television comedian known for his topical jokes, quick delivery and long career in show business. He appeared in several “Road” films with comedy partner Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. His films include Road to Utopia (1940) and The Paleface (1947). Since 1940, Hope has tirelessly entertained U.S. troops stationed overseas.

Died: July 27, 2003

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