Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

actor, composer, writer

Bob Geldof was born on Oct 05, 1951 in Ireland. Bob Geldof's big-screen debut came with Pink Floyd: The Wall directed by Alan Parker in 1982, strarring Pink. Bob Geldof is known for Live 8 directed by Bruce Gowers, Bob Geldof stars as Self and Articolo 31 as Themselves. The most recent award Bob Geldof achieved is Irish Film and Television Awards. The upcoming new movie Bob Geldof plays is Bad Girl which will be released on Nov 28, 2012.

Bob Geldof was frontman for the late '70s to mid '80s Irish punk rock band the Boomtown Rats. He also conceived and co-wrote Band Aid's tune "Do They Know It's Christmas?" with his friend, musician Midge Ure of Ultravox, which became the 1984 Christmas number one in the UK and the best-selling British pop single until that time. Band Aid later evolved into Live Aid (1985), the first international real-time concert, broadcast across the globe for two days. Band Aid and Live Aid (1985) were created to bring relief to the starving in Ethiopia. Geldof was knighted by the British Conservative government in 1986 for his achievement.

  • Birthday

    Oct 05, 1951
  • Place of Birth

    Dublin, Ireland
  • Also known

    The Boomtown Rats, Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof

Known For


5 wins & 0 nominations

Irish Film and Television Awards
Best Specialist Factual Programme
Winner - IFTA Award
A Fanatic Heart: Geldof On Yeats (2016)
BASCA Gold Badge Awards
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Winner - Gold Badge Award
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