Bob Hope Biography

Birthday: 1903-05-29
Place of Birth: Eltham, London
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m) Mini Biography Com
Wiki Biography: 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 appeared in the highly successful "Road to ..." comedies (1940-1952), and in many others until the early 1970s. During World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars he spent much time entertaining the troops in the field. For these activities and for his continued contributions to the industry he was given a special Academy Award on five occasions.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Bob Hope Show 1952 Comedy
Home (1954) Himself 1954 - 1957
Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre 1963 Adventure
Geloof in de Wereld Himself 2009
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Big Broadcast of 1938 Comedy, Musical, Romance
College Swing 1938 Comedy
Thanks for the Memory 1938 Comedy
Never Say Die 1939 Comedy
Road to Singapore Ace Lannigan 1940 Comedy, Musical, Romance
The Ghost Breakers Larry Lawrence 1940 Comedy, Horror
Caught in the Draft 1941 0, Biography
Road to Zanzibar Hubert 'Fearless' Frazier 1941
Louisiana Purchase 1941 Comedy, Musical
Star Spangled Rhythm Bob Hope - Master of Ceremonies 1942 Comedy, Musical
Combat America 1943
My Favorite Blonde Larry Haines 1943 Comedy
Road to Morocco Orville 'Turkey' Jackson 1943 Adventure, Comedy, Family
The Princess and the Pirate Sylvester the Great 1945 Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Road to Utopia Chester Hooton 1946 Adventure, Comedy, Family
My Favorite Brunette Ronnie Jackson 1947 Comedy, Romance, Mystery
Variety Girl 1947 Comedy, Musical
Road to Rio Hot Lips Barton 1947 Adventure, Comedy, Musical
The Paleface 'Painless' Peter Potter 1948 Fantasy
Sorrowful Jones Humphrey 'Sorrowful' Jones 1949 Comedy
Fancy Pants Humphrey 1950 0, 0
The Lemon Drop Kid 1951 Comedy, Music, Romance
My Favorite Spy 1951 Comedy, Crime, Music
Son of Paleface Peter 'Junior' Potter Jr. 1952 Action, Comedy
Road to Bali Harold Gridley 1953 Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Here Come the Girls 1953 Comedy, Musical
Casanova's Big Night Pippo Popolino 1954 0
The Seven Little Foys Eddie Foy 1955 Comedy, Drama
Beau James Jimmy Walker 1957
The Iron Petticoat 1957 Comedy
Alias Jesse James 1959 Comedy
The Road to Hong Kong Chester Babcock 1962 Comedy
Call Me Bwana 1963 Comedy
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! 1966 Comedy
How to Commit Marriage 1970 Comedy, Music, Romance
All This and World War II 1976 Documentary, History, Music
The Muppet Movie 1979 0, 0, 0
Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris Himself 1989 Comedy