Bob Geldof

Gender: male | Birthday: 1951-10-05 | Place of Birth:

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.

Movies of Bob Geldof

Postcards from the 48%
Postcards from the 48%

Postcards from the 48%   2018

Release Date: 2018-07-06

Rating: 0

Production Companies: Guerilla Docs / Postcard Films /

Director: David Wilkinson / Oliver Roberts /

Stars: 
Patrick Stewart  /  Miriam Margolyes  /  Ian McEwan
Starsuckers
Starsuckers

Starsuckers   2009

Release Date: 2009-09-30

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies:

Director: Chris Atkins / Chris Atkins /

Stars: 
Ellis Cashmore  /  Max Clifford  /  Richard Curtis
Sketches of Frank Gehry
Sketches of Frank Gehry

Sketches of Frank Gehry   2006

Release Date: 2006-05-12

Rating: 6.9

Production Companies:

Director: Sydney Pollack / Sydney Pollack /

Stars: 
Frank O. Gehry  /  Sydney Pollack  /  Philip Johnson
Live 8
Live 8

Live 8   2005

Release Date: 2005-11-07

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies:

Director: Paul McCartney / Paul McCartney /

Stars: 
Paul McCartney  /  Richard Ashcroft  /  Elton John
Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball?
Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball?

Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball?   2004

Release Date: 2004-11-15

Rating: 4.3

Production Companies:

Director: Terry Jones / Terry Jones /

Stars: 
Rowan Atkinson  /  Michael Palin  /  Dawn French
Spice World
Spice World

Spice World   1997

Release Date: 1997-12-19

Rating: 4.6

Production Companies:

Director: Alan Cumming / Alan Cumming /

Stars: 
Melanie Brown  /  Emma Bunton  /  Melanie Chisholm
The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert   1992

Release Date: 1992-04-22

Rating: 7.6

Production Companies: Eagle Vision Inc. / Eagle Vision Inc. /

Director: David Mallet / David Mallet /

Stars: 
John Deacon  /  Brian May  /  Roger Taylor
Live Aid
Live Aid

Live Aid   1985

Release Date: 1985-07-13

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies: American Broadcasting Company (ABC) / British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) /

Director: Paul McCartney / Paul McCartney /

Stars: 
Bob Dylan  /  David Bowie  /  Mick Jagger
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball   1982

Release Date: 1982-09-23

Rating: 0

Production Companies:

Director: Roger Graef / Roger Graef /

Stars: 
Rowan Atkinson  /  Alan Bennett  /  John Cleese
Pink Floyd: The Wall
Pink Floyd: The Wall

Pink Floyd: The Wall   1982

Release Date: 1982-07-14

Rating: 7.9

Production Companies:

Director: Bob Hoskins / Bob Hoskins /

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