May. 10th, 1960
5' 6 1/2"
Bono's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2009 - Brüno
2008 - It Might Get Loud
2007 - Across the Universe
2007 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
2000 - The Million Dollar Hotel
1988 - U2: Rattle and Hum
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Singer (segment "U2")
Himself - Musical Guest
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003 for his successful efforts to relieve third world debt and promote AIDS awareness in Africa. Received the rank of Chevalier dans l'Ordre de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor) from French President Jacques Chirac on February 28, 2003.
- Ranked #17 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
- Bono was a member of Band Aid but was absent when the ensemble came to perform "Do They Know It's Christmas?" on BBC TV's _"Top of the Pops" (1964)_ (qv) leaving 'Paul Weller (I)' (qv) to mime the line Bono had sang on the record.
- (29 September 2004) Addressed the British Labour Party annual conference in Brighton, England.
- Sings the line 'well tonight, thank God it's them, instead of you' in the Band Aid 20 2004 cover of "Do They Know It's Christmas", the exact same line he sang on the original version back in 1984.
- Illustrated the children's book "Peter and the Wolf" with his daughters Jordan and Eve in 2003. The royalties went to the Irish Hospice Foundation.
- Was a school boy chess champion.
- Was named in the annual honor list as an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE).
- (1995) Co-wrote (with 'The Edge' (qv)) the theme song to _GoldenEye (1995)_ (qv), performed by 'Tina Turner' (qv).