Caption: Bob Hope with Bing Crosby circa 1940
Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: May 29, 1903
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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 Henry Hope, a stonemason from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. His maternal grandmother was Welsh. Hope moved to Bristol before emigrating with his parents to the US in 1908. After some years on the stage ...