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Jack Benny - 72% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Comedy Radio Shows 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 - 49% 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

Alice Faye - 37% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Pop / Rock 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

Dick Powell - 37% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Ewing Powell, 14 November 1904, Mountain View, Arkansas, USA, d. 3 January 1963, Hollywood, California, USA. Powell was an extremely popular singing star of major 30s film musicals, with an appealing tenor voice, and ‘matinee-idol’ looks. He sang firstly as a boy soprano, and later, tenor, in school and church choirs, and learnt to play several musical inst Read more

Flanagan & Allen - 37% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Bud Flanagan (Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 October 1896, Whitechapel, London, England, d. 20 October 1968, Kingston, Surrey, England) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 April 1896, London, England, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, England). One of Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos during their heyday in the 30s and 40s. Allen was the str Read more

The Marx Brothers - 37% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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All five brothers were born in New York City, New York, USA, and adopted nicknames: Chico (Leonard Marx, 22 March 1887, d. 11 October 1961, Hollywood, California, USA), Harpo (b. Adolph Arthur Marx, 23 November 1888, d. 28 September 1964, Hollywood, California, USA), Groucho (b. Julius Henry Marx, 2 October 1890, d. 19 August 1977, Los Angeles, California, USA), Gummo (b. Mi Read more

Carson Robison - 36% 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

Buchanan Brothers - 35% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Lucille Ball - 34% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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Lucille Désirée Ball, 6 August 1911, Celeron, near Jamestown, New York, USA, d. 26 April 1989, Los Angeles, California, USA. An actress and singer, with a trademark mop of red hair, Ball was one of the all-time great American comediennes. Her influence on US television, both as a performer and an executive, was immense. Her father was an electrician and her mot Read more

Jim Eanes - 28% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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

Dorothy Lamour - 22% 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

The Charioteers - 21% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Christian & Gospel 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

Ginger Rogers - 19% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Virginia Katherine McMath, 16 July 1911, Independence, Missouri, USA, d. 25 April 1995, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. A charming and vivacious actress, dancer and singer, Ginger Rogers became a movie legend after partnering Fred Astaire in a series of memorable musicals between 1933 and 1949. She grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and, after winning a Charleston contest at the Read more

Jane Powell - 19% match to Bob Hope

Genres: Easy Listening 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

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


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