Bob Hope’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 29, 1903

Death Date

July 27, 2003

Age of Death

100 years

Cause of Death




The comedian Bob Hope died at the age of 100. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary vaudeville comedian, radio personality, and actor who entertained military personnel in 57 USO tours between 1942 and 1988. He pioneered a form of self-deprecating humor, performed hundreds of acts per year during the height of his career, hosted The Academy Awards fourteen times, and appeared in over 70 films and shorts.

He adopted four children with Dolores Reade, whom he married in 1934. His son Tony served as a presidential appointee in the George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations.



“You never get tired unless you stop and take time for it.” (Bob Hope)


“I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.” (Bob Hope)


“If I have to lay an egg for my country, I’ll do it.” (Bob Hope)


“When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.” (Bob Hope)


“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.” (Bob Hope)