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Leslie Townes Hope, 29 May 1903, Eltham, London, England, d. 27 July 2003, Hollywood, California, USA. One of the all-time great entertainers; an actor and comedian, whose singing ability has usually been sadly under-rated. Hope was taken to the USA at the age of four and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. As a teenager he tried his hand at various jobs including boxing, and toured in vaudeville as a song-and-dance-man for a time. In the late 20s and early 30s he had small parts and some chorus work... Read more

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