Bob Hope

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United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

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His English father, William Henry Hope, was a stonemason, his Welsh mother Avis Townes Hope, an aspiring concert singer.
And late entertainer Bob Hope was born in London to an English father and Welsh mother - Avis Townes - who came from Barry.
Mr Hope, whose parents William Henry Hope and Avis Townes came from Barry, was admitted to hospital in California on Sunday with mild pneumonia.
Although Hope was born in Middlesex, his mother, Avis Townes, was born in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, the daughter of a sea captain.
His mother, Avis Townes, had been born at Barry, the daughter of a Welsh sea captain.