Bob Hope, born Leslie Townes Hope, (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. He was noted for his numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows entertaining American military personnel—he made 57 tours for the USO between 1942 and 1988. Throughout his long career, he was honored ... more »
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''I don't generally feel anything until noon, then it's time for my nap.''Bob Hope (b. 1903), U.S. comedian. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Aug. 3, 1990).
''If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.''Bob Hope (b. 1903), U.S. comedian. quoted in Reader's Digest (Pleasantville, N.Y., Oct. 1958).