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Eddie Izzard

Best-known for his cross-dressing stand-up comedy routines, British actor/comedian Eddie Izzard was born on February 7, 1962 in Aden, Yemen, while his English parents were there on business. He is the son of Dorothy Ella, a nurse and midwife, and Harold John Izzard, an accountant for British Petroleum. After working as a street performer and in ... See full bio »

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 2016 Carrie Pilby (pre-production)
Dr. Petrov
 2016 Rock Dog (filming)
Angus (voice)
 2016 Whisky Galore (post-production)
Captain Wagget
 2015 The Devil You Know (TV Mini-Series) (pre-production)
Thomas Putnam
- Pilot (2015) ... Thomas Putnam
 2015 Day Out of Days
 2014 Boychoir
 2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly)
Guest Bruce
 2014 Castles in the Sky
Robert Watson Watt
 2012 Mockingbird Lane (TV Movie)
 2012 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Long John Silver
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
James Thrush
 2011 Cars 2: The Video Game (Video Game)
Sir Miles Axlerod (voice)
 2011 Cars 2
Sir Miles Axlerod (voice)
 2010 Alabama (TV Movie)
Togan Overlord
 2009 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 2 (2009) ... Torrence
- Part 1 (2009) ... Torrence
 2009/I Rage
Tiny Diamonds
 2008 Stanley Baxter: Now and Then (TV Movie)
 2008 Igor
Dr. Schadenfreude (voice)
 2007 Kitchen (TV Movie)
Nick Malone
 2006 The Wild
Nigel (voice)
 2004 Five Children and It
It (voice)
 2004 Renegade
 2003 40 (TV Mini-Series)
Ralph Outen
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Ralph Outen
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Ralph Outen
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Ralph Outen
 2002 Revengers Tragedy
 2001 All the Queen's Men
 2000 Circus
 1999 Pythonland (TV Movie)
 1999 The Criminal
Peter Hume
 1998 Rex the Runt (TV Series)
Melting blob man / Easter Island Head
- Adventures on Telly 3 (1998) ... Melting blob man (voice)
- Easter Island (1998) ... Easter Island Head (voice)
 1998 The Avengers
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Confession (1996) ... Evans
 1996 Hanging Around (Short)
 1994 Open Fire (TV Movie)
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Starred as Lenny Bruce in a 1999 production of "Lenny" on London's West End. See more »

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10 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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My dad was working-class. One granddad drove a bus. The other was a cowherder who said he was a shepherd. He didn't like being a cowherd but shepherd sounded pretty groovy. Like Jesus. See more »


Late spring, 2010, touring Canada with his one man show, Stripped. See more »


Frequently imitates James Mason and Sean Connery during his stand-up comedy routine. See more »

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