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Bono was born Paul David Hewson in Dublin, Ireland on May 10, 1960, to Iris (Rankin) and Brendan Robert Hewson. He 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 ... See full bio »

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Across the Universe Dr. Robert
(2007)
Gangs of New York Soundtrack
(2002)
Batman Forever Soundtrack
(1995)
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
(2001)

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 2021 Pandemica (TV Mini Series) (voice)
 2021 Sing 2
Clay Calloway (voice)
 2017 U2: You're the Best Thing About Me (Music Video)
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 2017 U2: The Blackout (Music Video)
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 2017/I Lost in London
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 2015 U2: Song for Someone (Version 2) (Music Video)
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 2015 U2: Every Breaking Wave (Music Video)
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 2014 Band Aid 30: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Music Video)
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 2014 U2: The Miracle Of Joey Ramone (Music Video)
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 2014 Hot Press: Uncovered (Music Video)
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 2014 U2: Invisible (Music Video)
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 2013 U2: Ordinary Love (Music Video)
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 2009 Number One! (TV Series)
- U2 (2009)
 2005-2009 Entourage (TV Series)
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- Give a Little Bit (2009) ... Bono
- I Love You Too (2005) ... Bono (uncredited)
 2009 U2: Get on Your Boots (Music Video)
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 2009 U2: Magnificent (Music Video)
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 2009 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Bumped Musical Guest #4 / Mail Answering Expert #1 / Phone Background Music Singer #1 / ...
- Episode #16.102 (2009) ... Bumped Musical Guest #4 (uncredited)
- Episode #16.101 (2009) ... Mail Answering Expert #1 (uncredited)
- Episode #16.100 (2009) ... Phone Background Music Singer #1 (uncredited)
- Episode #16.97 (2009) ... Snow Shoveler #3
 2007 Across the Universe
Dr. Robert
 2006 U2 Featuring Mary J. Blige: One (Music Video)
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 2006 U2: 18 Videos (Video)
 2006 U2 Feat. Green Day: The Saints Are Coming (Music Video)
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 2006 Thank You Billy Graham (Video)
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 2005 U2: All Because of You (Music Video)
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 2005 U2: Original of the Species (Music Video)
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 2005 U2: City of Blinding Lights (Music Video)
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 2004 U2: Vertigo (Early Version) (Music Video)
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 2004 U2: Vertigo (Music Video)
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 2004 Band Aid 20: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Music Video)
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 2002 U2: Beautiful Day (Alternative Version) (Music Video)
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 2002 U2: Electrical Storm (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Walk On, Version 1 (Music Video)
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 2001 All Star Tribute: What's Going On (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Beautiful Day (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Elevation (Music Video)
Bono / Evil Bono
 2001 U2: Walk On, Version 2 (Music Video)
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 2000 U2: The Ground Beneath Her Feet (Music Video)
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 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel
Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited)
 1998 Kirk Franklin: Lean on Me (Music Video)
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 1998 U2: Sweetest Thing (Music Video)
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 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Trash of the Titans (1998) ... Bono (voice, as U2)
 1997 U2: Discothèque (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: If God Will Send His Angels (Music Video)
Man in Diner
 1997 U2: Mofo (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: Please (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: Last Night on Earth (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: Staring at the Sun (Music Video)
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 1993 U2: Numb (Music Video)
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 1993 U2: Stay (Faraway, So Close!) (Music Video)
Guardian Angel
 1993 U2: Lemon (Music Video)
MacPhisto
 1992 U2: Until the End of the World (Music Video)
 1992 U2: Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses (Music Video)
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 1992 Into the West
The 2nd Balladeer (segment "Epilogue") (voice, uncredited)
 1992 U2: One (Bar Version) (Music Video)
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 1992 U2: One (Berlin Version) (Music Video)
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 1991 U2: The Fly (Music Video)
The Fly
 1991 U2: Mysterious Ways (Music Video)
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 1990 U2: Night and Day (Music Video)
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 1989 U2: All I Want Is You (Music Video)
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 1989 U2 & B. B. King: When Love Comes to Town (Music Video)
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 1988 U2: Angel of Harlem (Music Video)
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 1988 U2: Desire (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: Pride (In the Name of Love) (Live) (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: Red Hill Mining Town (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: With or Without You (Music Video)
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 1985 Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City (Music Video)
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 1984 Band Aid: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Music Video)
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 1984 U2: Pride (in the Name of Love), Version 3 (Music Video)
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 1984 U2: Pride (in the Name of Love), Version 1 (Music Video)
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 1984 U2: Pride (in the Name of Love), Version 2 (Music Video)
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 1983 U2: New Year's Day (Music Video)
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 1983 U2: Two Hearts Beat as One (Music Video)
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 1983 U2: Sunday Bloody Sunday (Music Video)
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 1982 U2: A Celebration (Music Video)
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 1981 U2: Gloria (Music Video)
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 1980 U2: I Will Follow (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Illustrated the children's book "Peter and the Wolf" for the Irish Hospice Foundation. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 22 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

U2

Alternate Names:

Bono Hewson | Paul Hewson | U2 | Bono Vox

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Spouse:

Ali Hewson  (4 children)

Children:

Eve Hewson | See more »

Parents:

Hewson, Iris | Hewson, Brendan Robert
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Personal Quote:

I think ABBA have a pure joy to their music and that's what makes them extraordinary. See more »

Trivia:

His stage name comes from Bono Vox, a hearing aid retailer. Bono Vox is Latin for "good voice" See more »

Trademark:

Runs around the stage at live concerts See more »

Nickname:

B-Man See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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