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Also Known As: Died: October 18, 1992
Born: November 1, 1914 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Profession: comedy writer, screenwriter

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This veteran comedy writer worked with comedian Bob Hope for 32 years. Lee's association with Hope began in the mid-1940s and continued through the mid-70s. Lee specialized in comic monologues and worked on Hope's films, TV specials, public appearances, and newspaper columns. Lee also traveled with Hope as he entertained the troops in Vietnam, Thailand, Germany, and Greenland.

This veteran comedy writer worked with comedian Bob Hope for 32 years. Lee's association with Hope began in the mid-1940s and continued through the mid-70s. Lee specialized in comic monologues and worked on Hope's films, TV specials, public appearances, and newspaper columns. Lee also traveled with Hope as he entertained the troops in Vietnam, Thailand, Germany, and Greenland.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Halls of Montezuma (1951) Japanese soldier
2.
 King of Chinatown (1939) Tommy Wu
3.
 Her Official Fathers (1917) William Blaine
4.
 The Girl of the Timber Claims (1917) A homesteader
5.
 Jim Bludso (1917) Tom Taggart
6.
 An Old Fashioned Young Man (1917) Charles Murdock
7.
 Hoodoo Ann (1916) Bill Higgins
8.
 The Absentee (1915) Age
9.
 The Sable Lorcha (1915) Yup Sing
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Served in the US Army during World War II
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Wrote a column for the GI newspaper, "Stars and Stripes"
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Wrote for the Kate Smith and Kay Kyser radio shows in NYC
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Began writing for Bob Hope in the 1940s
1958:
Worked as one of six writers for the NBC-TV adaptation of the musical "Roberta"
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Worked as a staff writer for Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show"
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Wrote for "The Des O'Connor Show" on British TV
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Scripted an episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
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wife:
Eleanor Lee. Survived him.

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