Bono

Birthday:

05/10/1960

Place of birth:

Dublin, Ireland:

Biography:

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. 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).


Film Credits

Sing 2 (2021)
as Clay Calloway (voice)
The Busk - A Decade of Christmas on Grafton Street (2020)
as Himself
Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President (2020)
as Self
Citizens Of Boomtown: The Story of the Boomtown Rats (2020)
as Himself
Pavarotti (2019)
as Himself
Mystify: Michael Hutchence (2019)
as Himself
ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium (2019)
as Self
Salman Rushdie : la mort aux trousses (2019)
as Self - Musician (archive footage)
U2: eXPERIENCE - Live in Berlin (2018)
as himself
Quincy (2018)
as Self
Hansa Studios: By the Wall 1976-90 (2018)
as himself
U2 - Live from Abbey Road (2017)
as
U2 at The BBC (2017)
as U2
Linkin Park and Friends: Celebrate Life in Honor of Chester Bennington (2017)
as Himself (archive footage)
Michael Hutchence: The Last Rockstar (2017)
as Himself
In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America (2017)
as Self
Kygo: Stole the Show (2017)
as Himself
Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (2017)
as Himself
Lost in London (2017)
as Bono (voice)
Eagles of Death Metal - Nos Amis (Our Friends) (2017)
as Himself
U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris - Dec. 07, 2015 (2015)
as Himself
U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris (2015)
as Himself
Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert (2015)
as Self - Performer
The Irish Rock Story: A Tale of Two Cities (2015)
as Self
Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl - Unraveled (2014)
as Himself
Here Comes the Night Time (2013)
as Fake Arcade Fire Bandmember
Muscle Shoals (2013)
as Himself
Who the F**K Is Arthur Fogel (2013)
as himself
Miracle Rising: South Africa (2013)
as Himself
U2: War - The Ultimate Critical Review (2012)
as himself
B.B. King: The Life of Riley (2012)
as Self
U2: Unbroken Toys (2012)
as
U2: Achtung Baby, the Videos, the Cameos and a Whole Lot of Interference from ZOO-TV (2012)
as
Anton Corbijn Inside Out (2012)
as Himself
U2 - From The Sky Down (2011)
as Himself
U2 - Live from Moncton 2011 (2011)
as
U2: Live at Glastonbury 2011 (2011)
as Himself
u2 360 tour - under the rainy belgium sky (2010)
as
U2360° Tour: Squaring The Circle (2010)
as
U2: 360° at the Rose Bowl (2010)
as Vocals
U2360° At the Rose Bowl (2010)
as Vocals
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Start Me Up (2010)
as
Hope for Haiti Now (2010)
as Self
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (2009)
as Performer
U2 Live Tour 360° - Paris 11 et 12 Juillet 2009 (2009)
as Chant
Brüno (2009)
as Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
Keep on Running: 50 Years of Island Records (2009)
as
Q: The Man (2009)
as Himself
We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama (2009)
as Self
Lord, Save Us from Your Followers (2008)
as Himself (archive footage)
Pavarotti The Duets (2008)
as Self
Ronnie Drew: September Song (2008)
as
U2: The Joshua Tree (Bonus DVD) (2007)
as Vocals
Kylie Minogue: White Diamond (2007)
as Himself
Across the Universe (2007)
as Doctor Robert
U2 3D (2007)
as Himself
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)
as Himself
Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic (2007)
as Himself
Make Poverty History - Music Concert (2006)
as
Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (2006)
as Self
U2: 18 Videos (2006)
as
The Art of Football from A to Z (2006)
as Self
U2 Phenomenon - The Independent Review (2006)
as Himself
U2: City of blinding lights - Live in Buenos Aires (2006)
as
U2 : Live from Buenos Aires 2006 (2006)
as
U2: Achtung Baby: A Classic Album Under Review (2006)
as
U2: Vertigo 2005 - Live from Chicago (2005)
as Vocals
Horslips: Return of the Dancehall Sweethearts (2005)
as Himself
The Pretenders: No Turn Left Unstoned (2005)
as
The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (2005)
as
The Work of Director Mark Romanek (2005)
as Himself - Interviewee
U2: Vertigo 05 - Live from Milan (2005)
as Bono
20 Years Ago Today - Live Aid (2005)
as Himself
Live Aid Against All Odds (2005)
as
U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004)
as Himself
U2 - Live Under the Brooklyn Bridge (2004)
as
U2 and 3 songs (2004)
as
U2: Go Home - Live from Slane Castle (2003)
as Vocals
The Importance of Being Morrissey (2003)
as Himself
U2: An Unforgettable Journey (2003)
as Himself
Bukowski: Born Into This (2003)
as Himself
U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (2002)
as Himself
There's Only One Paul McCartney (2002)
as
The Corrs Live from Dublin (2002)
as Himself
Being Mick (2001)
as
America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001)
as Self
U2: Elevation 2001 - Live from Boston (2001)
as Vocals & Guitar
Kirsty - The Life and Songs of Kirsty MacColl (2001)
as Self
U2 - Live from Irving Plaza 2000 (2000)
as
Anton Corbijn: Geen Stil Leven (2000)
as himself
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
as Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited)
William Gibson: No Maps for These Territories (2000)
as Himself
Entropy (1999)
as Himself
In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story (1999)
as
A Tribute To Johnny Cash (1999)
as Performer
Classic Albums - U2 - The Joshua Tree (1999)
as Himself
The A-Z of Separating People from their Money (1998)
as Himself
U2: Live from Santiago 1998 (1998)
as
U2: Popmart - Live from Mexico City (1997)
as Himself
U2: A Year in Pop (1997)
as Himself
The Great Hunger: The Life and Songs of Shane MacGowan (1997)
as Self
Dancing Barefoot (1995)
as Himself
Pavarotti & Friends 3 - Together for the Children of Bosnia (1995)
as Himself
U2: Zoo TV - Live from Sydney (1994)
as
New Order Story (1993)
as Himself
Daniel Lanois "Rocky World" (1993)
as
Rolling Stone 25: The MTV Special (1992)
as Himself
U2 - Live from Stockholm 1992 (1992)
as
Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter (1990)
as Himself
U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)
as Bono
U2 - Live from Los Angeles 1987 (1987)
as
U2: Live from Syracuse 1987 (1987)
as
U2 - Live From The Hippodrome Paris (1987)
as Chanteur
U2 Live from Paris (1987)
as Himself
U2 & The Police: A Conspiracy of Hope (1986)
as
U2: Unforgettable Fire (1985)
as
Live Aid (1985)
as Self
U2: A Fire in Dortmund (1984)
as
U2: The Unforgettable Fire Collection (1984)
as Bono
U2: Under a Blood Red Sky - Live at Red Rocks (1983)
as Self - Vocals
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live Message of Love ()
as Himself
U2: Lovetown ()
as Himself
'Do They Know It's Christmas?' - The Story Of The Official Band Aid Video ()
as Himself
U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 ()
as

Production Credits

Waiting for the Miracle to Come (2019)
Executive Producer
Sing Street (2016)
Thanks
Linear (2009)
Writer
Linear (2009)
Music
U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (2002)
Production Artist
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Screenplay
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Producer
U2: A Year in Pop (1997)
Music
GoldenEye (1995)
Original Music Composer
Miss Sarajevo (1995)
Executive Producer
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Songs