Bob Hope

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  • Birth Name: Leslie Townes Hope
  • Birth Place: Eltham, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/29/1903, Gemini
  • Date of Death: 07/27/2003
  • Profession: Comedian; TV host; actor; author
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Angelina Jolie Named Honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth

Angelina Jolie has become an honorary dame of the British Empire, ABC News reports.

The honor, which will be celebrated on Sunday along with Queen Elizabeth's 88th birthday, is one of the highest to be awarded by Britain. Jolie was recognized for raising global awareness about violence against women.

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VIDEO: The Hollywood Story

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The Hollywood Story
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Length: 26:10
Aired: 10/3/1974

Oscar gets a chance to appear as himself in a Hollywood movie and Felix nearly botches everything by accompanying him as a self-appointed agent watch

Barbara Walters Reflects On Her Historic Career

Barbara Walters started smashing the TV-news glass ceiling in 1961 when she became the first female correspondent on Today. During the following five decades, the Massachusetts native was also the first woman to cohost a morning news show (Today in 1974), to coanchor a nightly news program (ABC Evening News in 1976), and then, for 25 years, to cohost the ABC newsmagazine 20/20. She became known as the Queen of Scoop as she wrangled major stars and world leaders for her trademark in-depth interviews and produced and hosted annual Oscar specials and The 10 Most Fascinating People. Finally, Walters conquered daytime 17 years ago with The View, the all-female talk show that dares to spotlight politics as well as makeup, cooking and gossip...read more

Videos

The Muppet Movie
Barbara Eden Discusses the Bob Hope Specials
Costello's Wedding Day
Sending a Wire

More Clips & Interviews

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Spies like Us
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Spies Like Us [HD]

More Bob Hope Movies Videos

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You Gotta Have Hope
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The Hollywood Story
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Mar 13, 1955

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 1967 Bob Hope Christmas Special TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Amazing Race Canada TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member
2011 The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special TV Show Series, Appearing
2008 The Cinematographer TV Show Series, Appearing
2008 Weekend in Hollywood TV Show Series, Appearing

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News

Miley Cyrus Dishes on VMAs, Justin Bieber and Being a "Semi-Nudist"

She's just being Miley.

That seems the theme of the singer's new interview with Rolling Stonewhich chronicles Cyrus getting tattoos, jumping out of a plane and partying all night by drinking Malibu.

Interspersed within the adventures, Cyrus, 20, shares insights on everything from Justin Bieber, the Video Music Awards controversy and her penchant for nudity. While some of these anecdotes are wildly amusing (you'll never guess which actor got a tattoo in her honor), others are slightly disturbing, especially when it comes to one of her childhood chores for her father.

Check out the 12 highlights below.

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Legendary Comedienne Phyllis Diller Dead at 95

Phyllis Diller, the legendary comedienne who paved the way for many female comics, has died. She was 95.

Diller died Monday at her Los Angeles home surrounded by family, TMZ reports. Diller had reportedly fallen recently, but the accident isn't believed to be associated with her death.

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Comedy Writer Hal Kanter Dies at 92

Hal Kanter, the Emmy-winning comedy writer behind the groundbreaking series Julia, has died. He was 92.

Kanter died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at California's Encino Hospital, his daughter, Donna Kanter, told the Los Angeles Times.

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"What a dear man," friend Carl Reiner said. "He was considered one of the wits of the industry; there's no question about it. Any time he ...
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Eddie Murphy to Host the Oscars

Brett Ratner got his wish: Eddie Murphy will host the 84th Academy Awards, the academy announced Tuesday.

"Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever," Ratner, who's producing the Oscars, said. "With his love of movies, history of crafting unforgettable characters and his iconic performances — especially on stage — I know he will bring excitement, spontaneity and ...
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Jane Russell, Hollywood Screen Siren, Dies at 89

Jane Russell, one of Hollywood's biggest sex symbols in the 1940s and '50s, died Monday, The Los Angeles Times reports. She was 89.

Her son, Buck Waterfield, said she died at her home in Santa Maria, Calif., but did not specify a cause... read more

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