Born: October 5, 1951
Occupation: Actor, musician, activist, philanthropist
Biography: Robert Frederick Zenon Bob Geldof, KBE, 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.