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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 Kygo: Stole the Show 2017-07-26
Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of Muscle Shoals
Poster of Entourage
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live Message of Love Himself 2020
Movie Kygo: Stole the Show Himself 2017-07-26
Movie Lost in London Bono (voice) 2017-01-19
Movie Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert 2015-12-06
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie B.B. King: The Life of Riley 2014-05-21
Movie Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl - Unraveled Himself 2014-05-19
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 U2: From the Sky Down Himself 2011-10-29
Movie U2: Live at Glastonbury 2011-06-23
Movie Hope for Haiti Himself 2010-01-02
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Start Me Up 2010-05-25
Movie u2 360 tour - under the rainy belgium sky 2010-09-23
Movie U2: 360 Degrees at the Rose Bowl Vocals 2010-06-04
Movie Brüno Himself 2009-07-08
Movie Lord Save Us Himself (archive footage) 2008-06-13
Movie Ronnie Drew: September Song 2008-05-01
Movie Across the Universe Doctor Robert 2007-09-14
Movie Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Himself 2007-05-18
Movie Kylie Minogue: White Diamond Himself 2007-10-13
Movie U2: The Joshua Tree (bonus DVD) Vocals 2007-11-20
Movie U2: Achtung Baby: A Classic Album Under Review 2006-01-01
Series Classic Albums Unknown 2006-01-27
Movie U2 Phenomenon - The Independent Review Himself 2006-03-14
Series Off The Record Unknown 2006-11-24
Movie U2: 18 Videos 2006-11-17
Movie Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Himself 2006-09-11
Movie U2 Vertigo Tour: Live From Milan Bono 2005-07-21
Series Iconoclasts Unknown 2005-11-17
Movie Vertigo 2005 - U2 Live from Chicago Vocals 2005-11-14
Movie U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb Himself 2004-11-22
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie U2: Go Home - Live From Slane Castle Vocals 2003-11-17
Movie The Importance of Being Morrissey Himself 2003-06-08
Movie The Corrs Live from Dublin Himself 2002-05-12
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie U2: The Best of 1990-2000 Himself 2002-12-02
Movie Elevation 2001 - U2 Live from Boston Vocals & Guitar 2001-06-03
Movie William Gibson: No Maps for These Territories Himself 2000-01-01
Series Diary Unknown 2000-02-16
Movie The Million Dollar Hotel Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited) 2000-02-09
Movie Anton Corbijn: Geen Stil Leven himself 2000-03-30
Movie Classic Albums: U2 - The Joshua Tree 1999-02-05
Movie Entropy Himself 1999-11-27
Movie A Tribute To Johnny Cash Performer 1999-06-04
Movie In Dreams: The Roy Orbison Story 1999-10-07
Movie U2: Popmart - Live from Mexico City Himself 1997-12-03
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie U2 - Zoo TV Live from Sydney 1994-04-17
Movie U2: Rattle and Hum Bono 1988-11-04
Movie U2 - Live From The Hippodrome Paris Chanteur 1987-07-12
Movie U2 Live from Paris Himself 1987-07-04
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie U2: The Unforgettable Fire Collection Bono 1984-10-01
Movie U2: Under a Blood Red Sky Vocals 1983-06-05
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11