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Eddie Izzard


Best-known for his surreal and digressive stand-up, British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard was born on February 7, 1962, in Aden, Yemen, where his English parents -- Dorothy Ella, a nurse and midwife, and Harold John Izzard, an accountant -- worked for British Petroleum. Izzard worked as a street performer and in smaller comedy venues throughout ... See full bio »

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

Known For

Valkyrie
Valkyrie General Erich Fellgiebel
(2008)
Ocean's Thirteen
Ocean's Thirteen Roman Nagel
(2007)
The Riches
The Riches Wayne Malloy / Doug Rich
(2007-2008)

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 2017 Victoria and Abdul (post-production)
Bertie, Prince of Wales
 2016 Whisky Galore
Captain Wagget
 2016 Rock Dog
Angus (voice)
 2015 Day Out of Days
Dag
 2015 The Devil You Know (TV Mini-Series)
Thomas Putnam
- Pilot (2015) ... Thomas Putnam
 2014 Hear My Song
Drake
 2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly)
Guest Bruce
 2014 Castles in the Sky
Robert Watson Watt
 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 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
Prosit
 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
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:

He appeared in the tribute to Spike Milligan, "Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill", at the Guildhall Theatre in London, England with Eric Sykes, Kathy Burke, John Dankworth, Harry Enfield, Terry Jones, Cleo Laine, Paul Merton, Michael Palin, John Sergeant, Meera Syal and Stephen Tompkinson in the cast. George Martin and Giles... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

So I liked the cadets, running, jumping, climbing trees, flags. Didn't like the bit about learning how to kill people with razor wire. Thought I'd rather learn their language and visit their countries... The British, we go around the World going "Sausage, egg and chips, please! Sausage, egg and chips!" Even in Afghanistan! "Sausage, egg and chips, please! Do you speak English? You just don't try,... See more »

Trivia:

Uses 3 distinct voices in most of his one-man shows - God (James Mason), Sean Connery (several, including Noah) and Mrs. Badcrumble (Scottish clarinet teacher). In real life, Mrs. Badcrumble was his piano teacher as a young boy. See more »

Trademark:

Often wears his choice of "male" and "female" clothing during his stand-up acts. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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