He was legendary for the parties that were thrown at his ufo-shaped house in palm springs but the home bob hope actually lived in with his family - and where he died in 2003 - in los angeles has been put up on the market for $23 million the toluca lake mansion - called the hope estate, naturally. Watch video look at the long, successful career of bob hope, longtime humanitarian and master of the one-liner, on biographycom. Leslie townes bob hope, kbe, kcsg, kss (may 29, 1903 – july 27, 2003) was an american comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete and authorwith a career that spanned nearly 80 years, hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with hope. Bob hope net worth: bob hope was an american comedian, actor, singer, dancer, and author who had a net worth of $150 million bob. The scene: the tiny island of diego garcia, in the middle of the indian ocean christmas 1972 seabee ron ronning, 19, and his fellow naval construction buddies worked around the clock to build a runway for bob hope’s c-141 the comedy legend was about to put on what would be his final uso show of. Comedy legend bob hope was a top star in vaudeville, on broadway, on radio, in movies, on tv and through decades of uso tours around the world he also had one. Bob hope (1903 – 2003), born leslie townes hope in england, was a popular comedian and actor whose active career spanned over six decades, from vaudeville, broadway musicals and radio to television and movies. Bob hope, order of the british empire, order of st gregory the great (born leslie townes hope may 29, 1903 – july 27, 2003) was an english-born american comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on broadway, and in radio, television and movies.
Get the full list of all bob hope movies see who they starred with and what they are working on now. Bob hope biography, pictures, credits,quotes and more legendary entertainer bob hope was born in eltham, london, england the. View the profiles of professionals named bob hope on linkedin there are 800+ professionals named bob hope, who use linkedin to. Bob hope entertained us troops in vietnam on his annual christmas tours from 1964 to 1972 the shows, featuring popular entertainers, were filmed live on air bases and ships, and the edited footage was broadcast as a television special in january. Find great deals on ebay for bob hope in dvds and movies for dvd and blu-ray disc players shop with confidence.
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To the boomer generation, seeing bob hope on tv or in the movies was like spending time with cranky relatives sure, there were a lot of great memories — the world war ii shows, the road movies with bing crosby — but it also was a little stale, and the jokes, well, they were ancient or worse. Bob hope, america’s greatest entertainer of the 20th century, is celebrated in the most complete collection of his television specials ever available. Comedian bob hope was born leslie townes hope in eltham, london, england, the fifth of seven sons of avis (townes), light opera singer, and william. When bob hope died in 2003 at the age of one hundred, attention was not widely paid the “entertainer of the century” had long been regarded by many americans (if they regarded him at all) “as a cue-card-reading antique, cracking dated jokes about buxom beauty queens and gerald ford’s golf game.
The bob and dolores hope estate in toluca lake is now priced at $12 million — nearly half of the previous $23 million asking price and $155 million less than what it came on the market for in 2013 the english traditional-style house on about three acres was designed by robert finkelhor and. Bob hope theatre features 2,042 completely refurbished red velvet seats state-of-the-art sound lights and rigging systems expanded restroom facilities and concessions. Bob hope celebrity profile - check out the latest bob hope photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes.
Leslie townes bob hope, kbe, kcsg, kss (may 29, 1903 – july 27, 2003) was an american comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete and authorwith a career that spanned nearly 80 years, hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with hope as star, including a series of seven road musical. Bob hope aka leslie townes hope centenarian comic birthplace: london, england location of death: toluca lake, ca cause of death: pneumonia remains: buried, mis  44 craigton road, eltham, greenwich, london, england father: william henry hope (stonemason) mother: avis townes hope (singer) wife: dolores hope.
The bob hope theater shows movies five nights a week, wednesday through sunday, and matinees on saturday and sunday the films are current and often are still showing at local, off-base theaters. View the profiles of people named bob hope join facebook to connect with bob hope and others you may know facebook gives people the power to share and. Bob hope is one of the best loved entertainers of all time he was in the business for a very long time, but bob never forgot that he was there for the audience, not the other way around, especially when it came to the gis who adopted bob. Bob hope uso provides uso services and programming to members of the military and their families throughout southern california, north of san diego. Hope was a comedy trailblazer, but in his twilight years he alienated young audiences with his political views he had, unfortunately, stuck around too long, says hope biographer richard zoglin.