Bob Hope filmography

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This is a selection of films and television appearances by British-American comedian and actor Bob Hope. Although Hope began his career in 1919 with a brief stint as a boxer, Hope began his acting career in 1925 in various vaudeville acts and stage performances, before making his film debut in 1934's Going Spanish. Hope would continue to act, in addition to stand-up comedy USO performances for American military personnel stationed overseas, until his retirement from show business in 1997.

Box office ranking[edit]

For a number of years Hope was ranked as one of the most popular stars in the world:

  • 1941 – 4th (US)[3]
  • 1942 – 5th (US)
  • 1943 – 2nd (US)
  • 1944 – 3rd (US)
  • 1945 – 7th (US)
  • 1946 – 5th (US)
  • 1947 – 6th (US)
  • 1948 – 5th (US)
  • 1949 – 1st (US)
  • 1950 – 2nd (US), 1st (UK)
  • 1951 – 6th (US), 1st (UK)
  • 1952 – 5th (US), 1st (UK)
  • 1953 – 8th (US)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner Classic Movies: Combat America
  2. ^ Turner Classic Movies: A Masterpiece of Murder (aka A Nice, Pleasant, Deadly Weekend in Palm Springs and A Nice, Pleasant Deadly Weekend)
  3. ^ "Filmdom Ranks Its Money-Spinning Stars Best At Box-Office". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 30 March 1950. p. 12. Retrieved 4 October 2014.