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Adam Clayton (I)

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KNOWN FOR 
Mission: Impossible (1996) | Click (2006) | About a Boy (2002)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 12 nominations More »
AKA 
Adam | U2
NICKNAMEs  
Sparky, Madam Clayton
BORN 
Mar 13, 1960 (age 57)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Past Film & Video (94 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (52 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Superstar DuetsSuperstar Duets (TV Series) Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • OPM Duets (Nov 26, 2016) Writer ("With or Without You")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 2014–2015), Music ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2015), Writer ("Invisible") (1 episode, 2014), Music ("Desire") (1 episode, 2014), Music ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (uncredited), "Desire" (uncredited), "Beautiful Day", "Song for Someone") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2014–2015 4
    • Channing Tatum/Mo Rocca/X Ambassadors (Jun 23, 2015) Music ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (uncredited)  Less
    • U2 (May 8, 2015) Himself (as Adam), Music ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" (uncredited), "Desire" (uncredited), "Beautiful Day", "Song for Someone")  Less
    • Benedict Cumberbatch/Allison Williams/(Not) U2 (Nov 17, 2014) Music ("Desire") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The 86th Annual Academy AwardsThe 86th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Original Song, Songs Featuring, Music ("Ordinary Love"), Performer ("Ordinary Love")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Dancing on IceDancing on Ice (TV Series) Performer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Week 6: The Skate-Off (Feb 9, 2014) Performer ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Voice of the PhilippinesThe Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The '80s: The Decade That Made UsThe '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name") (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • Super Power (Apr 16, 2013) Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name") (uncredited)  Less
    • Lift Off (Apr 14, 2013) Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Music ("Beautiful Day") (2 episodes, 2012), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 3
    • Episode #21.49 (Dec 3, 2012) Music ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.48 (Nov 30, 2012) Music ("Beautiful Day")  Less
    • Episode #19.76 (Jan 20, 2011) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (2 episodes, 2007–2012), Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2007–2012 3
    • Live Show 9 (Dec 1, 2012) Writer ("One") (uncredited)  Less
    • Live Results Show 6 (Nov 11, 2012) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited)  Less
    • Auditions 4 (Sep 8, 2007) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Voice UKThe Voice UK (TV Series) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Live Show 1 (Apr 28, 2012) Writer ("Beautiful Day")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idool 2011Idool 2011 (TV Series) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for X FactorX Factor (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Bumped Musical Guest #1 / Mail Answering Expert #3 / Phone Background Music Singer #3 / Snow Shoveler #1 (4 episodes, 2009), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2010 5
    • Jessica Biel/Lee DeWyze (Jun 7, 2010) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #16.102 (Mar 9, 2009) Bumped Musical Guest #1 (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #16.101 (Mar 6, 2009) Mail Answering Expert #3 (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Performer ("Do They Know It's Christmas?") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #1.87 (Jan 21, 2010) Performer ("Do They Know It's Christmas?")  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Music ("Breathe", "Moment of Surrender", "Ultraviolet (Light My Way)") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Megan Fox/U2 (Sep 26, 2009) Music ("Breathe", "Moment of Surrender", "Ultraviolet (Light My Way)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Deutschland sucht den SuperstarDeutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006–2008 2
    • 4. Mottoshow - Greatest Hits (Apr 12, 2008) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
    • Finale (Mar 18, 2006) Writer ("Beautiful Day")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idols!Idols! (TV Series) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (2 episodes, 2006–2007), Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2002), Writer ("Angel of Harlem") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2002–2007 4
    • Liveshow #2 - 80's (Dec 29, 2007) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
    • Liveshow #10 - Keuzes (Mar 4, 2006) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
    • Liveshow #1 - Mijn Idol (Mar 6, 2004) Writer ("Angel of Harlem")  Less
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  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Vertigo") (2 episodes, 2006–2007), Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("With or Without You", "Where the Streets Have No Name") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2003–2007 7
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  • Primary photo for Idool 2007Idool 2007 (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Pet Shop Boys: A Life in PopPet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop (TV Movie) Writer ("Where the streets have no name (I can't take my eyes off you)")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Cesko hledá SuperStarCesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Pride (In the Name of Love)") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2006), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2004–2006 4
    • Kvalprogram 4 (Sep 21, 2006) Writer ("One")  Less
    • Kärlek (Nov 18, 2005) Writer ("With or Without You")  Less
    • Rock (Nov 11, 2005) Writer ("Beautiful Day")  Less
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  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Sunday Bloody Sunday") (1 episode, 2006), Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Greatest Songs of All Time (Sep 12, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (as U2), Writer ("Sunday Bloody Sunday")  Less
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged SeriesYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) Writer (" (Theme from) Mission Impossible") (1 episode, 2006), Performer (" (Theme from) Mission Impossible") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Everybody Hates Mako (Aug 7, 2006) Performer (" (Theme from) Mission Impossible") (uncredited), Writer (" (Theme from) Mission Impossible") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Die Pathologin - Im Namen der TotenDie Pathologin - Im Namen der Toten (TV Movie) Writer ("Beautiful Day")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Idol - Jakten på en superstjerneIdol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) Writer ("Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of") (3 episodes, 2003–2006), Writer ("One") (2 episodes, 2003–2006), Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name") (1 episode, 2006), Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Walk On") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003–2006 10
    • Topp 4 - Duetten (May 5, 2006) Writer ("One")  Less
    • Topp 7 - 80-tallet (Apr 14, 2006) Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name")  Less
    • Topp 40 #5 (Feb 22, 2006) Writer ("Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Parashat Ha-ShavuaParashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) Writer ("Always Forever Now") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • VaYechi (Apr 8, 2006) Writer ("Always Forever Now")  Less
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Vertigo") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Electrical Storm") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003–2005 3
    • Episode #4.13 (Jun 4, 2005) Writer ("Vertigo")  Less
    • Episode #3.8 (Nov 9, 2003) Writer ("With or Without You")  Less
    • Episode #2.23 (Feb 7, 2003) Writer ("Electrical Storm")  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Slovensko hladá SuperStarSlovensko hladá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Idool 2004Idool 2004 (TV Series) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Liveshow 4 - Filmmuziek (Nov 7, 2004) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003–2004 3
    • Top 3 Performances (Sep 8, 2004) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
    • Top 9 Performances (Jul 28, 2004) Writer ("Where the Streets Have No Name")  Less
    • Last Group (Jul 21, 2003) Writer ("One")  Less
  • Primary photo for New Zealand IdolNew Zealand Idol (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("Angel of Harlem") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Beautiful Day") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2003–2004 3
    • Idol Finale (Mar 31, 2004) Writer ("Beautiful Day")  Less
    • Top 5 - Live Band (Mar 10, 2004) Writer ("With or Without You")  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Dec 31, 2003) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idol stjörnuleitIdol stjörnuleit (TV Series) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.10 (Jan 9, 2004) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Episode #1.13 (Nov 5, 2003) Writer ("I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For")  Less
  • Primary photo for Pop IdolPop Idol (TV Series) Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Ellen DeGeneres: Here and NowEllen DeGeneres: Here and Now (TV Special) Writer ("Beautiful Day")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for RageRage (TV Series) Writer ("Gloria") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Idool 2003Idool 2003 (TV Series) Writer ("With or Without You") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Unter uns: Die HighlightsUnter uns: Die Highlights (TV Movie) Performer ("Theme From Mission Impossible")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Pride (In the Name of Love)") (1 episode, 1998), Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Trash of the Titans (Apr 26, 1998) Himself (voice) (as U2), Writer ("Pride (In the Name of Love)")  Less
  • Primary photo for MTV Europe Music Awards 1997MTV Europe Music Awards 1997 (TV Special) U2-performer (uncredited), Writer ("Mofo") (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for U2: A Year in PopU2: A Year in Pop (TV Movie) Himself, Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Miss Sarajevo") (2 episodes, 1995), Writer ("Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 3
  • Primary photo for Stars in Their EyesStars in Their Eyes (TV Series) Writer ("With or Without You") (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
    • Live Grand Final 1995 (Jul 8, 1995) Writer ("With or Without You")  Less
    • Episode #6.4 (May 27, 1995) Writer ("With or Without You")  Less
  • Primary photo for Only Fools and Horses....Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) Writer ("Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses") (1 episode, 1992), Writer ("Stay (Faraway, So Close!)") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1992–1993 2
    • Fatal Extraction (Dec 25, 1993) Writer ("Stay (Faraway, So Close!)") (uncredited)  Less
    • Mother Nature's Son (Dec 25, 1992) Writer ("Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("New Year's Day") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for U2: LoveTownU2: LoveTown (TV Short) Bass, Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Live AidLive Aid (TV Special) Himself (as U2), Music ("Bad"), Writer ("Sunday Bloody Sunday")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer ("Wire") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Lombard (May 10, 1985) Writer ("Wire") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Writer ("I Will Follow") (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
    • Out to Lunch (Mar 14, 1981) Writer ("I Will Follow")  Less
Self (81 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Pop GoldPop Gold (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Record Breakers (Apr 22, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Simpsons: Celebrity FriendsThe Simpsons: Celebrity Friends (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Pop Galerie ReloadedPop Galerie Reloaded (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • U2 (Aug 4, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Bassist (segment "U2") (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for CD:UKCD:UK (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Musikprogrammet - programmet om musikMusikprogrammet - programmet om musik (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004–2005)  Less 2004–2005
    • U2 (Jul 29, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • U2 - The Joshua Tree (Oct 1, 2004) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BuenafuenteBuenafuente (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Un programa U2 (May 17, 2005) Himself (archive footage) (as U2)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chain ReactionsChain Reactions (TV Mini-series) Himself (4 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.4 (2005) Himself (archive footage) (as U2)  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (2005) Himself (archive footage) (as U2)  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (2005) Himself (archive footage) (as U2)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Gump Roast (Apr 21, 2002) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1987–2001)  Less 1987–2001
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