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Bob Hope

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Net worth 2018: $800,000
Residence: Eltham
Country: United States
BirthDay: 29 May 1903
Sigh: Gemini
Died On: July 27, 2003
Education: Fairmount High School, Cleveland, OH

Bob Hope was bornon 29 May 1903 in Eltham, American, is Comedian. Perhaps no other person in the history of the entertainment industry has traveled so far tirelessly across the globe to entertain service men at war other than Bob Hope. The media named him ‘America's No. 1 Soldier in Greasepaint’ and the US Congress conferred him the title of the ‘first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces’. He was most noted for his shows that entertained the American military personnel and boosted their morale at time of war. All through the World War II, his radio shows were performed and aired from military bases and combat areas. One of the most recognized talents in the world, Hope performed on Broadway, movies and went on tours with the U.S Military. He was known for his fast wit and great humor. In a career that spanned over 60 years, Hope received over two thousand honors and awards that includes 54 honorary doctorates. He appeared in more than 70 films and hosted the Academy Awards fourteen times. Apart from being the king of all media, Hope was also an ardent golfer a boxer and baseball player.


In 2000, he was hospitalized for gastrointestinal bleeding and the following year he suffered from pneumonia


In 1972, he made his last appearance in the movies with the poorly received film ‘Cancel My Reservation’


His 1970 and 1971 Christmas specials for NBC filmed in Vietnam are on the list of the ‘Top 30 U


From 1963 to 1967, he hosted the popular award winning NBC anthology series ‘Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theater’


From 1950, he hosted and appeared in many NBC television programmes like ‘The Star-Spangled Revue’, ‘The Bob Hope Show’ and ‘I Love Lucy’


In 1948, he starred in the Western comedy film ‘The Paleface’, directed by Norman Z


In 1947, he played the role of ‘Ronnie Jackson’ in the comedy film ‘My Favorite Brunette’, directed by Elliott Nugent


In 1940, he starred in the box office hit ‘Road to Singapore’, a film that launched his career in the movies


In 1938, he moved to Hollywood, after he signed the film ‘The Big Broadcast of 1938’ with Paramount Pictures


In 1937, he became a part of the regular NBC radio series ‘Woodbury Soap Hour’ after which he starred in the popular radio program ‘The Pepsodent Show’


In 1934, after he had signed a six year contract with Educational Pictures, New York, he starred in the short comedy film ‘Going Spanish’


In 1933, he played the role of ‘Huckleberry Haines’ in the Broadway show ‘Roberta’ that opened at the New Amsterdam Theater, New York


In 1925, along with girlfriend, Millie Rosequist, he became a part of a touring dance troupe called ‘Hurley's Jolly Follies’


In 1908, his family moved to the United States and settled down in Cleveland, Ohio, where he attended the Boys Industrial School

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