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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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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Rock Dog (filming)
Angus (voice)
 2015 Absolutely Anything (post-production)
Headmaster
 2014 Powers (TV Series)
Wolfe (2014)
 2014 Boychoir
Drake
 2014 Castles in the Sky
Robert Watson Watt
 2013-2014 Hannibal (TV Series)
Dr. Abel Gideon
- Futamono (2014) ... Dr. Abel Gideon
- Mukozuke (2014) ... Dr. Abel Gideon
- Takiawase (2014) ... Dr. Abel Gideon
- Rôti (2013) ... Dr. Abel Gideon
- Entrée (2013) ... Dr. Abel Gideon
 2012 Mockingbird Lane (TV Movie)
Grandpa
 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)
Torrence
- Part 2 (2009) ... Torrence
- Part 1 (2009) ... Torrence
 2009/I Rage
Tiny Diamonds
 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
Prosit
 2003 40 (TV Series)
Ralph Outen
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Ralph Outen
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Ralph Outen
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Ralph Outen
 2002 Revengers Tragedy
Lussurioso
 2001 All the Queen's Men
Tony
 2000 Circus
Troy
 1999 Pythonland (TV Movie)
Fairy
 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
Bailey
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Evans
- Confession (1996) ... Evans
 1996 Hanging Around (Short)
 1994 Open Fire (TV Movie)
Rich
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Other Works:

Appearing in a new one-man show, "Circle", in New York through April 8, 2000 See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd be happy to be taken as a woman -- and that's what I was initially trying to do when I started throwing on dresses and stuff. But that wasn't going to happen because everyone kept calling me sir. So I thought I'd change the method and just start wearing what I wanted to wear. See more »

Trivia:

In a 2005 poll to find the Comedian's Comedian, Izzard was voted as number 19 out of the top 50 greatest comedy acts in history by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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