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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Robert Leslie Hunter: And that's comin' straight from the horse's mouth!
Scat Sweeney: This might be a plot to get rid of us! The coffee might be poisoned!
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[He drops the cup]
Hot Lips Barton: [to Catherine Vail] You got any tea?
Harold Gridley: He's gonna sing, folks. Now's the time to go out and get the popcorn.
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