Leslie Townes “Bob” Hope (born in London, England, May 29, 1903, died July 27, 2003) is one of the most popular comedians of American movies and television. He started in vaudeville and radio, then Paramount cast him in The Big Broadcast of 1938 with W. C. Fields, The Cat and the Canary (1939) with Paulette Goddard, My Favorite Brunette (1947) with Dorothy Lamour, The Pale Face (1948) with Jane Russell, and a series of “road” movies with Bing Crosby from 1940 to 1962.
Read Ready for My deMille: Profiles in Excellence – Bob Hope, 1963 by Philip Berk
Golden Globe Awards
1958 WinnerSpecial Achievement Award
1961 NomineeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
1962 NomineeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
1963 WinnerCecil B. deMille Award