Obituary of Bob Hope

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Bob Hope

Bob Hope (born May 29th, 1903 in Eltham, London, England) was a Film Actor who was best known for being a popular vaudevillian era actor, singer and dancer. Bob died on July 27th, 2003 and his death was due to pneumonia. He died at his Toluca Lake home just 2 months after his 100th birthday.

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Bob Hope Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Hope, Bob
    • Common Name: Bob Hope
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Eltham, London, England
    • Birth Date: May 29, 1903
    • Age: 100 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Bobby, Les Hope, Packy East
    • Occupation: Film Actor
    • Active Years: 1924-1998
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Newman's Own Dressing
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bob's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Leslie Townes Hope
    • Father: William Henry Hope
    • Mother: Welsh mother, Avis (née Townes)
    • Brother(s):
      • six
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Grace Louise Troxell ​(married January 25, 1933-divorced November 1934)​
      • Dolores Reade ​(married February 1934-2003, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Kelly Hope (adopted 1946)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Linda Hope (adopted, born 1939)
      • Eleanora "Nora" (adopted 1946)

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 27 2003 at age 100
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia
  • Interment: buried at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery, California, U.S.

Category Tags:

Film ActorBritish Born on May 29th Born in 1903 Died in 2003Died at age 100Died from Pneumonia

Quotable Quotes:

"[on being told he was being awarded an honorary knighthood] What an honor and what a surprise for a boy born in England, raised in Cleveland and schooled in vaudeville." (IMDB)

"The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense."

"For me, success is inner peace. That's a good day for me."

"People love a happy ending. So every episode, I will explain once again that I don't like people. And then Mal will shoot someone. Someone we like. And their puppy."

"You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger."

Is Mr. Bob Hope still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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