May 25, 2003
Bob Hope is shown in character in the films "Nothing But the
Truth," "The Paleface" and "The Road to Hong Kong," left to right,
in these undated file photos. Hope celebrates his 100th birthday
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Celebrations galore to mark the occasion
One hundred years ago on May 29, a son named Leslie Towns Hope was born to a stonemason and his wife in the London suburb of Eltham. The boy grew up to become the most American of comedians: Bob Hope.