A British-born twentieth-century American comedian. Hope is known for his work in films, especially a series of seven “Road” pictures, including The Road to Zanzibar and The Road to Morocco. His costars in all these films were Bingand Dorothy Lamour. He is also famous as a tireless entertainer of American service personnel overseas.
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