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Leslie Townes Hope (Hope-Bob)

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 100 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians



1903 – He was born this year as Leslie Townes Hope in real life. He was born in England.


1907 – His father brought the family to Cleveland, Ohio.


1909 – He impersonated Charlie Chaplin in front of the firehouse in Cleveland.


1934 – He married Dolores Reade, and they remained married until his death.


1936 – He starts working with NBC.


1938 – He made his first feature film, “The Big Broadcast”.


1920 - By virtue of his father's naturalization, 'Bob' -- the name by which the world would later know him -- and his brothers became US citizens.


2003 – He celebrated his 100th Birthday, and then after a few months he died. 













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