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Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard is an award-winning performer whose many diverse stage and film roles complement his already formidable reputation as an exceptionally talented stand-up comedian. This versatile actor and comic has been awarded the Time Out Award (1991) and the British Comedy Award for Top Stand-Up Comedian (1993, 1996), as well as the Jury Award for Best One-Man Show in the Aspen Comedy Festival (1998). Most recently, for his show Eddie Izzard: Dressed to Kill, he received an Emmy Award for Best Writing in a Music, Variety or Comedy Program and a second Emmy Award for Best Individual Performance in a Music, Variety of Comedy Program (2000). Among his other television comedy appearances are Eddie Izzard: Unrepeatable, Eddie Izzard: Definite Article, The Unseen Frank Skinner TV Show and 30 Years of Monty Python: A Revelation.

On the big screen Izzard's credits include the Academy Award nominated SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE; THE CRIMINAL; CIRCUS; MYSTERY MEN; THE AVENGERS; VELVET GOLDMINE and THE SECRET AGENT. His London stage credits include Lenny, Edward II, Cryptogram and Oneonta.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Eddie Izzard Facts

Birth Name Edward John Izzard
BirthdayFebruary 7, 1962 (61)
BirthplaceAden, Yemen
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Eddie Izzard compared to you?
Awards2000 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program (for Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill)
Social Media eddieizzard

Selected Filmography

Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill
Dress To Kill
Eddie Izzard: Eddie Izzard Glorious
Eddie Izzard: Definite Article
Eddie Izzard: Live at Madison Square Garden
Eddie Izzard: Circle
Eddie Izzard: Unrepeatable
Live At Madison Square Garden
Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story
Force Majeure
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