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Jack Benny - 63% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Kubelsky, 14 February 1894, Waukegan, Illinois, USA, d. 26 December 1974, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Having studied violin, Benny failed to build a career in music. After serving in World War I he returned to the stage as comedian Ben K. Benny. His breakthrough came on radio where he and his wife, Mary Livingstone, and Eddie Anderson formed an act w Read more

Elton Britt - 47% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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James Britt Baker, 17 June 1913 (but over the years various other dates have been given, including 7 July 1912), near Marshall, Arkansas, USA, d. 23 June 1972, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA. Britt’s father was a champion fiddle player and his mother a noted singer. He learned to sing and play guitar and was performing in public by the age of 12. After hearing recordi Read more

Buchanan Brothers - 35% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Alice Faye - 32% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alice Jeanne Leppert, 5 May 1912, New York City, New York, USA, d. 9 May 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. An attractive blonde actress and singer, Alice Faye symbolized for many the glamorous 20th Century Fox movies musicals of the 30s and 40s. She was noticed by Rudy Vallee in the Broadway chorus of George White’s Scandals Of 1931, and, after touring and recording Read more

Carson Robison - 32% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 August 1890, Oswego, near Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas, USA, d. 24 March 1957, Pleasant Valley, New York, USA. Robison’s father was a champion fiddle player and his mother a pianist and singer, and by the age of 14, Robison was competent enough to play the guitar professionally. He left home and worked with various dance bands and radio stations, developing into a Read more

Jim Eanes - 28% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Homer Robert Eanes Jnr., 6 December 1923, Mountain Valley, Henry County, Virginia, USA, d. 21 November 1995, Martinsville, Virginia, USA. His early musical interest came from his father, a talented banjo player, who ran a local band. When only six months old, he suffered severe burns to his left hand that left the fingers twisted, but as a boy he developed a style of playing Read more

The Charioteers - 20% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Christian & Gospel Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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The members of this classic vocal group, formed at Wilberforce College, Ohio, USA, were tenor lead Wilfred ‘Billy’ Williams (28 December 1910, Waco, Texas, USA, d. 17 October 1972), second tenor Edward Jackson, baritone Ira Williams, and vocal arranger and bass Howard Daniels. The Charioteers, in common with many black vocal ensembles of the 40s, were a pop music a Read more

Dorothy Lamour - 19% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Mary Leta Dorothy Stanton (or Kaumeyer), 10 December 1914, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 22 September 1996, Los Angeles, California, USA. An actress and singer particularly remembered for the series of ‘Road’ films with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in which she invariably wore her trademark sarong. Crowned Miss Orleans at the age of 14, she moved to Chicago in the e Read more

Laurel & Hardy - 19% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Comedy Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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During their partnership Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson, 16 June 1890, Ulverston, Lancashire (later Cumbria), England, d. 23 February 1965, Santa Monica, California, USA) and Hardy (b. Oliver Norvell Hardy, 18 January 1892, Harlem, Georgia, USA, d. 7 August 1957, North Hollywood, California, USA) made silent and talking films. In 1910 and 1912 Laurel toured the USA with Fr Read more

Jane Powell - 18% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1980s 2000s
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Suzanne Burce, 1 April 1929, Portland, Oregon, USA. A petite, vivacious, actress and singer with a thrilling soprano voice who excelled in several popular MGM musicals of the 50s. After singing a mixture of classical and popular songs on local radio, she won a film contract with MGM when she was just 15 years old. Her debut in Song Of The Open Road was followed in the 40s a Read more

Betty Grable - 16% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 December 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An actress, singer and dancer in movie musicals of the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A beautiful blonde with a peaches-and-cream complexion, during World War II the famous picture of her wearing a white bathing suit displaying her shapely legs (which were reportedly ins Read more

Stanley Holloway - 16% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Comedy Spoken Word Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Augustus Holloway, 1 October 1890, London, England, d. 30 January 1982, Littlehampton, Sussex, England. A much-loved comedian, actor, singer, at the age of 10 Holloway was performing professionally as Master Stanley Holloway-The Wonderful Boy Soprano. He then toured in concert parties before studying in Milan for a period in 1913 with the intention of becoming an ope Read more

Allan Jones - 15% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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14 October 1908, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. d. 27 June 1992, New York, USA. A popular, romantic tenor star in movies in the late 30s and early 40s, Jones studied singing in Paris, before returning to the USA and working in provincial operettas. He appeared on Broadway in Roberta (1933) and the 1934 revival of Bitter Sweet before gaining a part in the film Reckless (1935). Read more


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