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 singing "Thanks for the Memory," which became his signature tune. In partnership with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, he appeared in the highly successful "Road to ...See full bio »
1968The Ann-Margret Show
(performer: "With a Little Help from My Friends" - uncredited, "Thanks for the Memory" - uncredited, "Forty-Second Street" - uncredited, "The Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - uncredited)
1955The Seven Little Foys
(performer: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" - uncredited, "I'm the Greatest Father Of Them All" - uncredited, "The Irish Washerwoman" - uncredited, "Row, Row, Row" - uncredited, "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited, "Nobody" - uncredited)
(performer: "Give Me the Simple Life" - uncredited)
1952Road to Bali
(performer: "CHICAGO STYLE", "HOOT MON", "THE MERRY GO RUNAROUND", "The Whiffenpoof Song" - uncredited)
1952Son of Paleface
(performer: "Buttons and Bows", "Four Legged Friend", "Wing-Ding Tonight", "Am I In Love", "There's a Cloud in My Valley of Sunshine", "What a Dirty Shame", "In the Cool Cool of the Evening" - uncredited)
[when asked why he didn't run for President of the United States] I thought about it. But my wife said she wouldn't want to move into a smaller house.
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According to Hope's biographer Arthur Marx, son of comedian Groucho Marx, Hope married his vaudeville partner of five years, Grace Louise Troxell, on 25 January 1933, although they divorced soon afterwards. Hope denied that they had actually married.
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