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Born Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland on May 10, 1960 Bono has been the lead singer of the rock band U2 since 1976. U2 has won 22 Grammy Awards to date, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. Lauded by fans and critics as an outstanding performer and songwriter, Bono has also been praised by world leaders as an ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Music video for Mary J. Blige: "One". See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 20 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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On visiting the White House: I'd like to think that I've always left the White House with more than I arrived. Not only budget commitments, cutlery, silverware, candelabras, one or two Bush family photos... OK, one Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington - it was in the bathroom, nobody could see-- I'll give it back. See more »


Good friends with The Killers front-man Brandon Flowers. See more »


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