Legendary actor, Bob Hope, was born Leslie Townes Hope on May 29, 1903 in Eltham, London. Hope died at the age of 100 on Jul 27, 2003 in Toluca Lake, CA and was laid to rest in Mission San Fernando Rey de Espa?a Cemetery in Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, CA.
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He was honored with four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio, Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance. Bob Hope's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #67 on Feb 5, 1943. In addition, Hope was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and Radio Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 2009. Hope was never nominated for an Academy Award. However he won five Honorary Awards in 1940, 1944, 1952, 1959 and 1965 for unique and distinguished service to our industry and the Academy. .
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Leader of the 3rd Echelon: In that rocket, we're about to send two animals around the moon and if we succeed, we shall next send two men. And from the moon, that point of impenetrable power, I shall go before the United Nations and demand that they accede to our total and absolute control.
Chester Babcock: [to Harry] I think he rolls his own.
Sam McCloud: I told you before, stick to watching the birdie and you'll die of old age.
Ronnie Jackson: Yeah, but I was cut out for this kind of life. All my life I wanted to be a hardboiled detective like Humphrey Bogart or Dick Powell or even Alan Ladd.
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