May. 10th, 1960
Born in
Dublin, Ireland
5' 6 1/2"

Bono's Main TV Roles

[no roles found]

Main Movie Roles

2013 - Muscle Shoals
2008 - It Might Get Loud
2007 - Across the Universe
2007 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
2004 - Ramones Raw
2000 - No Maps for These Territories
2000 - The Million Dollar Hotel
1988 - U2: Rattle and Hum

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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.

  • (21 May 2001) Wife Alison gave birth to their 4th child, John Abraham Hewson, 7 pounds 7 oz, in Dublin Ireland. Now has 2 daughters and 2 sons.
  • (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.
  • 'U2 (I)' (qv) were voted the 22nd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
  • Vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of 'U2 (I)' (qv).
  • 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.
  • (1995) Co-wrote (with 'The Edge' (qv)) the theme song to _GoldenEye (1995)_ (qv), performed by 'Tina Turner' (qv).
  • His stage name comes from Bono Vox, a hearing aid retailer. Bono Vox is Latin for "good voice"

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