Bob Hope

Legendary entertainment icon Bob Hope has died at age 100. The actor-comedian-producer-writer was one of the most enduring figures in American culture throughout the 20th century. Born Leslie Townes Hope May 19, 1903, in Eltham, England, Mr. Hope would become known as "Mr. Entertainment" and "The King of Comedy." He appeared in more than 475 television programs, 75 films and more than 1,000 radio programs, but got his first big break in the 1933 Broadway hit Roberta.

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  • Also known as: Leslie Townes Hope, Lester Hope
  • Born: May 29, 1903 in London, England
  • Death: Jul 27, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA