Bob Hope
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (born in the United Kingdom)
Date of Birth: 1903
Date of Death: 2003
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Religion: Catholicism (convert)
Occupation: Actor, Broadcaster, Comedian, Boxer
Spouse: Grace Louise Troxell (divorced 1933)
Dolores Hope (m. 1934)
Children: Four
Fictional Appearances:
"News From the Front"
POD: December 8, 1941
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference (unnamed)

Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KCSG (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 US Armed Forces and his numerous USO tours entertaining American military personnel. Throughout his career, he was honored for his humanitarian work.

Bob Hope in "News From the Front"[]

On January 15, 1942, Variety reported that the new anti-war film The Road to Nowhere was in production, with "two big stars and a gorgeous gal."

Literary comment[]

Although the names of Crosby, Hope, and Lamour are not mentioned in the story, this is a clear reference to their "Road to" films.

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