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Paul David Hewson, better known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.   He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2.  Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School where he met his future wife, Alison Stewart, and the future members of U2.  Bono writes almost all U2 lyrics, frequently using religious, social, and political themes.  During U2's early years, Bono's lyrics contributed to their rebellious and spiritual to; as the band matured, his lyrics became inspired more by personal experiences shared with the other members.   Outside the band, he has collaborated and recorded with numerous artists, is managing director and a managing partner of Elevation Partners, and has refurbished and owns The Clarence Hotel in Dublin with The Edge.   Bono is also widely known for his activism concerning Africa, for which he co-founded DATA, EDUN, the ONE Campaign and Product Red.  He has organised and played in several benefit concerts and has met with influential politicians.  Bono has been praised and criticized for his activism and involvement with U2.   He was granted a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, and, with Bill and Melinda Gates, was named Time Person of the Year in 2005, among other awards and nominations. On 17 July 2013, the BBC announced that Bono had been made a Commandeur of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters). /Description above from the Wikipedia article Bono, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia./

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May 10, 1960 In Dublin - Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live Message of Love
Latest Project:
movie Michael Hutchence: The Last Rockstar 2017-10-16
Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of American Idol
Poster of The Million Dollar Hotel
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live Message of Love Himself 2019
Movie Michael Hutchence: The Last Rockstar Himself 2017-10-16
Movie Lost in London Bono (voice) 2017-01-19
Movie Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) Himself 2017-02-10
Movie Kygo: Stole the Show Himself 2017-07-26
Movie The Defiant Ones Himself 2017-07-05
Movie Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Himself 2017-05-05
Movie U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris - Dec. 06, 2015 Himself 2015-12-06
Movie Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert 2015-12-06
Movie The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities Self 2015-03-13
Movie U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris - Dec. 07, 2015 Himself 2015-12-07
Movie U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris 2015-12-07
Movie U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris Himself 2015-12-07
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl - Unraveled Himself 2014-05-19
Series The World's War: Forgotten Soldiers of Empire 2014-08-06
Movie Miracle Rising: South Africa Himself 2013-02-09
Movie Who the F**K Is Arthur Fogel himself 2013-03-22
Movie Muscle Shoals Himself 2013-09-27
Movie U2: War - The Ultimate Critical Review himself 2012-12-01
Movie Anton Corbijn Inside Out Himself 2012-03-22
Movie B.B. King: The Life of Riley 2012-10-15
Movie U2: Live at Glastonbury 2011-06-23
Movie U2: From the Sky Down Himself 2011-10-29
Movie U2 - Live from Moncton 2011 2011-07-30
Movie u2 360 tour - under the rainy belgium sky 2010-09-23
Movie Hope for Haiti Himself 2010-01-02
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Start Me Up 2010-05-25
Movie Q: The Man Himself 2009-02-01
Movie Brüno Himself 2009-07-08
Movie U2: 360 Degrees at the Rose Bowl Himself 2009-10-03
Movie U2 Live Tour 360° - Paris 11 et 12 Juillet 2009 Chant 2009-07-10
Movie Ronnie Drew: September Song 2008-05-01
Movie Lord Save Us Himself (archive footage) 2008-06-13
Movie Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic Himself 2007-05-01
Movie Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Himself 2007-05-18
Movie U2: The Joshua Tree (bonus DVD) Vocals 2007-11-20
Movie U2 3D Himself 2007-05-19
Movie Kylie Minogue: White Diamond Himself 2007-10-13
Movie Across the Universe Doctor Robert 2007-09-14
Movie U2 : Live from Buenos Aires 2006 2006-03-02
Movie U2: Achtung Baby: A Classic Album Under Review 2006-01-01
Movie U2: City of blinding lights - Live in Buenos Aires 2006-03-03
Movie Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Himself 2006-09-11
Movie U2 Phenomenon - The Independent Review Himself 2006-03-14
Movie Make Poverty History - Music Concert 2006-12-09
Movie U2: 18 Videos 2006-11-17
Movie The New Order Story Himself 2006-05-09
Movie U2 - Live In Milan Bono 2005-07-21
Movie The Work of Director Anton Corbijn 2005-09-13
Series Iconoclasts Unknown 2005-11-17
Movie U2: Vertigo 2005 - Live from Chicago Bono 2005-11-14
Movie U2 - Live Under the Brooklyn Bridge 2004-11-22
Movie U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb Himself 2004-11-22
Movie Bukowski - Born into This 2003-01-18
Movie U2 Go Home: Live from Slane Castle, Ireland 2003-11-17
Movie The Importance of Being Morrissey Himself 2003-06-08
Movie U2: The Best of 1990-2000 Himself 2002-12-02
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie The Corrs Live from Dublin Himself 2002-05-12
Movie U2: Go Home - Live From Slane Castle Bono 2001-09-01
Movie U2: Elevation 2001 Himself (vocals, guitar) 2001-06-03
Movie The Million Dollar Hotel Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited) 2000-02-09
Movie No Maps for These Territories Himself 2000-01-01
Series Diary Unknown 2000-02-16
Movie Anton Corbijn: Geen Stil Leven himself 2000-03-30
Movie U2 - Live from Irving Plaza 2000 2000-12-05
Movie Classic Albums: U2 - The Joshua Tree 1999-02-05
Movie In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story 1999-10-07
Movie Entropy Himself 1999-11-27
Movie A Tribute To Johnny Cash Performer 1999-06-04
Movie U2: Live from Santiago 1998 1998-02-11
Movie U2: Popmart - Live from Mexico City Himself 1997-12-03
Movie U2 - Live from Stockholm 1992 1992-06-11
Movie U2: Rattle and Hum Bono 1988-11-04
Movie U2 Live from Paris Himself 1987-07-04
Movie U2 - Live from Los Angeles 1987 1987-11-18
Movie U2: Live from Syracuse 1987 1987-10-09
Movie U2 - Live From The Hippodrome Paris Chanteur 1987-07-12
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie U2 - Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie U2 - Live from Dortmund 1984 1984-11-21
Movie U2: The Unforgettable Fire Collection Bono 1984-10-01
Movie U2: Under A Blood Red Sky 1983-06-05