Bob Hope, (born Leslie Townes Hope in London, England) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) Bob Hope was a legendary 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 199 known USO shows entertaining American military personnel.
Bob Hope, born Leslie Townes Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), was an English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, author, and athlete who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. He was noted for his numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows entertaining American military personnel—he made 57 tours for the USO between 1942 and 1988. Throughout his long career, he was honored for this work.
Mr. Bob Hope (English Birth) but an American Citizen Known for his work in vaudeville, theater, radio and movies.Hi did some sixty tours with the USO. Entertaining our troops all over the world. His song from an early movie, "Thanks For The Memory" was his signature song. Movies were most remembered where he was paired with Bing Crosby and his movie female interest Dorothy Lamour.