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Bob Hope (I) (1903–2003)


Comedian, born in London and moved to Bristol before emigrating with his parents to the US in 1908. After some years on the stage as a dancer and comedian, he made his first film appearance in The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) singing "Thanks for the Memory," which became his signature tune. In partnership with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 35 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage: Appeared (as "Huckleberry Haines") in "Roberta" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Jerome Kern. Book / lyrics by Otto A. Harbach. Based on the novel "Gowns by Roberta" by Alice Duer Miller. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle. Scenic Design by Clark Robinson. Gowns Designed by ... See more »

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8 Biographical Movies | 19 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 37 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Hope

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Hosting the Oscars, 1967] I will not seek nor will I accept an Oscar. Actually, I have a deal with the Academy. They'll negotiate if I stop bombing. See more »

Trivia:

Was incorrectly declared dead several times since retiring from the public eye. On the most infamous occasion in 1998, a wire service accidentally posted a pre-written obituary to a Web page. A member of the US House of Representatives saw this bogus news flash and announced Hope's death during a session at the Capitol. Hope learned he was dead when a reporter called his home asking for a ... See more »

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Quick one-liners. See more »

Nickname:

Old Ski Nose

Star Sign:

Gemini

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