Person Details

Birthday: 1951-10-05 03:58:09

Aliases: Robert Frederick Xenon Geldof , The Boomtown Rats

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Dublin, Ireland

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Movie Involvements: 19

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

Robert Frederick Zenon "Bob" Geldof, KBE, (born 5 October 1951) is an Irish singer, songwriter, author, occasional actor and political activist. He rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats in the late 1970s and early 1980s alongside the punk rock movement. The band had hits with his compositions "Rat Trap" and "I Don't Like Mondays". He co-wrote "Do They Know It's Christmas?", one of the best-selling singles of all time. He starred as Pink in Pink Floyd's 1982 film Pink Floyd The Wall. Geldof is widely recognised for his activism, especially anti-poverty efforts concerning Africa. In 1984 he and Midge Ure founded the charity supergroup Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. They went on to organise the charity super-concert Live Aid the following year and the Live 8 concerts in 2005. Geldof currently serves as an adviser to the ONE Campaign, founded by fellow Irish humanitarian Bono. A single father, Geldof has also been outspoken for the fathers' rights movement. Geldof has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, was granted an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II, and is a recipient of the Man of Peace title which recognises individuals who have made "an outstanding contribution to international social justice and peace", among numerous other awards and nominations. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bob Geldof, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Pink Floyd: The Wall
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8

Pink Floyd: The Wall

(1982) Pink
Goldene Kamera Verleihung
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0

Goldene Kamera Verleihung

(1966) himself
Ghost Blues: The Story of Rory Gallagher
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ECHO-Verleihung
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0

ECHO-Verleihung

(1992) himself
Live Aid
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8

Live Aid

(1985) Self
Live Aid
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10

Live Aid

(2004) Self
Starsuckers
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7

Starsuckers

(2009) himself
Number One
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5

Number One

(1985) Harry 'Flash' Gordon

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Himself
2018 N/A
2017 N/A
2016 Bob Geldof
Himself
2015 Self
Singer
Self
2014 Himself
2012 N/A
George
Himself
2010 Self
2009 himself
Guest
2008 Himself
2007 Himself
N/A
Bob
2006 N/A
Self
Himself
2005 N/A
Himself
Himself
Himself
N/A
2004 Himself
Self
Himself
2003 Himself
2002 Narrator
N/A
N/A
2001 N/A
N/A
1999 himself
1997 Bob
Self
1994 Himself
1993 Sänger
1992 Himself
Himself
himself
Himself
1991 Himself
Self
1990 N/A
Himself
1987 Himself - Scruffy Person (uncredited)
Himself
1986 Himself
Self
N/A
N/A
1985 N/A
Self
Harry 'Flash' Gordon
N/A
1982 Himself
Pink
Himself
N/A
1981 N/A
N/A
1978 N/A
Himself
1977 Self
1976 N/A
himself
1974 Self
1966 Self
Himself
Year Character Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2016 Writer
2004 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
2001 Music
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1993 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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