Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof

Highest Rated: 90% New York Doll (2005)

Lowest Rated: 22% Oh My God (2009)

Birthday: Oct 5, 1951

Birthplace: Not Available

His paternal grandfather was a Belgian immigrant and his grandmother a British Jew from London. Mother died when he was 7 years old. Worked as a butcher, manual labourer, pea canner and music critic prior to forming the Boomtown Rats. Formed the Boomtown Rats in 1975. The group scored nine Top 20 hits in the UK between 1977 and '80. Wrote the Boomtown Rats' hit "I Don't Like Mondays," which was inspired by a 1979 school shooting in San Diego. Motivated to write and release a charity single after watching a 1984 BBC documentary about famine in Ethiopia; the project evolved into the Band Aid single "Do They Know It's Christmas?," cowritten with Midge Ure and featuring 40 of Britain's top pop stars. Organized the 1985 Live Aid concerts in London and Philadelphia, which were watched by an estimated 1.4 billion people and raised some $200 million for the fight against famine in Africa. Received an honorary Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in 1986. His autobiography Is That it? was published in 1986 and became a best-seller. Organized the 2005 Live 8 concert. Awarded the Freedom of the City of London in 2013. Awarded the Patron's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society in 2016 for raisng global public awareness and challenging the causes of inequality in Africa; one of two Royal Medals of equal standing presented by the RGS and approved by her Majesty the Queen. Received an honorary doctorate from the University of Limerick in 2019.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet God? The Almighty Question Actor 2015
No Score Yet Give Us the Money Actor 2012
No Score Yet Mauvaise Fille Georges 2012
22% Oh My God Actor 2009
No Score Yet One Giant Leap 2: What About Me? Actor 2008
82% Sketches of Frank Gehry Actor $0.3M 2006
No Score Yet Bob Geldof - Geldof in Africa Actor 2006
No Score Yet Live 8: Paris Actor 2005
No Score Yet The Boomtown Rats: Live at Hammersmith Odeon 1978 Actor 2005
90% New York Doll Actor 2005
No Score Yet Bob Geldof in Africa Actor 2005
No Score Yet 46664: The Event Actor 2004
No Score Yet Out of Ireland: The Hit Songs and Artists of Irish Music Actor 2003
No Score Yet David Gilmour in Concert Actor 2002
35% Spice World Himself 1998
No Score Yet Thin Lizzy: The Rocker - A Portrait of Philip Lynott Actor 1995
No Score Yet Bernard and the Genie Himself 1992
No Score Yet The Secret Policeman's Third Ball Actor 1987
No Score Yet Live Aid Director Actor 1985
No Score Yet Boomtown Rats - On a Night Like This Actor 1985
No Score Yet The Secret Policeman's Private Parts Actor 1984
No Score Yet Do They Know It's Christmas? Actor 1984
68% Pink Floyd - The Wall Pink 1982
89% The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Actor 1982

TV

Credit
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
Appearing 2006

QUOTES FROM Bob Geldof CHARACTERS

Pink says: STOP!

Pink says: Next time fucka!

Pink says: That's how the high command took my daddy FROM ME

Pink says: That's how the high command took my daddy FROM ME.