Bob Hope Film, Stage and T.V. Signed Photograph Autograph £45.00
This is a hand signed 7" x 5" Black and White publicity photograph by the late English born American Comedian and Actor.
Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS, born Leslie Townes Hope, (May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the U.S. armed forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel. Throughout his long career, he was honored for his humanitarian work. In 1996, the U.S. Congress declared him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces." Bob Hope appeared in or hosted at least 199 USO shows. Hope's career spanned 60 years (1934 to 1994), and included over 70 films and shorts. He also had many stage appearances, and a large number of television roles. He had a great interest in sport, including golf, boxing, and football - owning a small stake in the Cleveland Indians for most of his professional life. He was married to Grace Troxell from 1933 until 1934, and to Dolores Hope from 1934 until his death.