Bob Hope

Bob Hope

Performer

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

Roles (20)

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 4, 1978 The 32nd Annual Tony Awards - 1978 (1978)
Opened Jun 4, 1978
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
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Production Placeholder Red, Hot and Blue (1936)
Opened Oct 29, 1936
  • as Bob Hale (Original)
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Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Playbill - April 1936 Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 (1936)
Opened Jan 30, 1936
  • as Director (Original)
  • as Sir Robert (Original)
  • as Rexford Givewell (Original)
  • as Operator (Original)
  • as Bing Powell (Original)
  • as "The Voice of Friendship" Performer (Original)
  • as "I Can't Get Started With You" Singer (Original)
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Say When Playbill - Nov 1934 Say When (1934)
Opened Nov 8, 1934
  • as Jimmy Blake (Original)
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Roberta Playbill - May 1934 Roberta (1933)
Opened Nov 18, 1933
  • as Huckleberry Haines (Original)
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Ballyhoo of 1932 Playbill - Oct 1932 Ballyhoo of 1932 (1932)
Opened Sep 6, 1932
  • as "Ballyhoo Complaint Department" Performer (Original)
  • as Second Traveller (Original)
  • as Minsky (Original)
  • as Dick (Original)
  • as "Talker Backer" Performer (Original)
  • as "Old Fashioned Wedding" Performer (Original)
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Ups-a Daisy Playbill - October 1928 Ups-a Daisy (1928)
Opened Oct 8, 1928
  • as Screeves (Original)
  • as Ensemble (Original)
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Production Placeholder Bob Hope at the Palace (1931)
Opened Feb 28, 1931
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