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He was born to Brian and Jo Clayton. His siblings are Sarah Jane and Sebastian Clayton - who maintains a website for him. Adam lived in Kenya for a short time when he was around two years old. He moved to Ireland when he was five. His father was a pilot for the airlines. Adam's mother was friends with Edge's mother. Adam was sent to boarding ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Mission: Impossible Soundtrack
(1996)
Sing 2 Soundtrack
(2021)
Blown Away Soundtrack
(1994)

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 2018 U2: American Soul (Music Video)
Adam Clayton
 2017 U2: You're the Best Thing About Me (Music Video)
Bassist
 2017 U2: The Blackout (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 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 #1 / Mail Answering Expert #3 / Phone Background Music Singer #3 / ...
- Episode #16.102 (2009) ... Bumped Musical Guest #1 (uncredited)
- Episode #16.101 (2009) ... Mail Answering Expert #3 (uncredited)
- Episode #16.100 (2009) ... Phone Background Music Singer #3 (uncredited)
- Episode #16.97 (2009) ... Snow Shoveler #1
 2008 U2: I Believe in Father Christmas (Music Video)
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 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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 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: Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own (Music Video)
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 2005 U2: City of Blinding Lights (Music Video)
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 2004 U2: Vertigo (HQ Version) (Music Video)
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 2004 U2: Vertigo (Lisbon Version) (Music Video)
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 2004 U2: Vertigo (Music Video)
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 2002 U2: Beautiful Day (Alternative Version) (Music Video)
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 2002 U2: The Hands That Built America (Version 1) (Music Video)
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 2002 U2: The Hands That Built America (Version 2) (Music Video)
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 2002 U2: Electrical Storm (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out of, Version 1 (Music Video)
Man Reading Newspaper
 2001 U2: Walk on (International Version) (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Beautiful Day (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Elevation (Music Video)
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 2001 U2: Walk on (US Version) (Music Video)
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 2000 U2: The Ground Beneath Her Feet (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) ... Adam Clayton (voice, as U2)
 1997 U2: Discothèque (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: Discothèque (Morales Remix) (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: If God Will Send His Angels (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: Mofo (Music Video)
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 1997 U2: Staring at the Sun (Miami Version) (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: Lemon (Bad Yard Club Mix) (Music Video)
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 1993 U2: Numb (Music Video)
Adam Clayton (as U2)
 1993 U2: Stay (Faraway, So Close!) (Music Video)
Guardian Angel
 1993 U2: Lemon (Music Video)
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 1993 U2: Love Is Blindness (Music Video)
 1992 U2: Even Better Than the Real Thing (Music Video)
Adam Clayton
 1992 U2: Until the End of the World (Music Video)
 1992 U2: Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses (Music Video)
Adam Clayton
 1992 U2: Even Better Than the Real Thing, Dance Version (Music Video)
Adam Clayton
 1992 U2: Even Better Than the Real Thing, Version 1 (Music Video)
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 1992 U2: One (Bar Version) (Music Video)
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 1992 U2: One (Berlin Version) (Music Video)
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 1992 U2: One (Buffalo/Faces Version) (Music Video)
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 1991 U2: Fly (Performance Version) (Music Video)
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 1991 U2: The Fly (Music Video)
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 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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 1988 U2: Desire (Hollywood Remix) (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: In God's Country (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: Spanish Eyes (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: With or Without You (Version 2) (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: Where the Streets Have No Name (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (Music Video)
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 1987 U2: With or Without You (Music Video)
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 1985 U2: Bad (Live) (Music Video)
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 1985 U2: The Unforgettable Fire (Music Video)
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 1984 Band Aid: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Music Video)
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 1984 U2: A Sort of Homecoming (Live) (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:

Music video for Mary J. Blige: "One"

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

U2.COM

Alternate Names:

Adam | Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen | U2

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Mariana Teixeira de Carvalho  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I definitely got to a point where I realize how unusual it is to be able to play large, sold-out shows 30 years into a rock and roll career. I don't take it for granted. See more »

Trivia:

Despite his recent disengagement with ex-fiancée Naomi Campbell, he still remains good friends with her, and she continues to be one of the group's biggest fans. See more »

Trademark:

His glasses

Nickname:

Madam Clayton See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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