facebook twitter rss
Eddie Izzard stars in "United States of Tara" on Showtime as Dr. Hattarras, Tara's brilliant psychology professor who becomes fascinated with Tara as a subject, leading him to further explore the condition. Izzard also stars in Disney • Pixar's animated film "Cars 2" as the voice of Miles Axlerod.

Eddie Izzard has been hailed as one of the foremost stand-up comedians of his generation. His unique, surreal, stream-of-consciousness style has won him huge admiration, and since his first stage appearance
Eddie Izzard in "The Riches"
Eddie Izzard The Riches
in London's West End in 1993 in the one-man show "Live At The Ambassadors," he has played a succession of sold-out and critically-acclaimed international tours. He has released DVD's of most of his major tours, including "Unrepeatable" in 1994; 1996's "Definite Article"; "Glorious" in 1997; "Dress to Kill" in 1998; 2000 was the year of "Circle," and "Sexie" followed in 2003. Izzard's latest stand-up show, "Stripped," broke box office records with a UK, U.S. and European arena tour. In 2010, Izzard performed a series of South African dates in support of Nelson Mandela's 46664 Charity.

While initially renowned as a comedian, Izzard is also now equally respected as a film, theater and TV actor. His successful FX drama series "The Riches," has been critically acclaimed across the world. His stage appearances include Mamet's "The Crypotogram"; "900 Oneonta"; the title role in Marlowe's "Edward II"; and "A Day in the Life of Joe Egg" in London and on Broadway, which won him several prestigious awards including a Tony Award nomination.

His movie credits include "Secret Agent," "Ocean's Twelve" and "Ocean's Thirteen"; "Across the Universe"; "Rage"; "Valkyrie," among others. In 2009, "Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story," had its international theatrical release, documenting Izzard's life as a young street performer during the 1980s to the comedian, actor, political activist he is now recognized as. The film garnered an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Special.

Eddie Izzard Comedy 'Whisky Galore' Among 13 Market Premieres at London Screenings
Eddie Izzard, Two Others Cast in Jenji Kohan's 'Devil You Know' HBO Pilot
Bob Geldof, Eddie Izzard Plead for Scotland to Remain Part of U.K.
Eddie Izzard Inks Talent Deal With NBC Entertainment
Toni Collette Cast in CBS's 'Hostages' Pilot
'Mockingbird Lane' officially dead: NBC 'not moving forward with' 'Munsters' reboot
Anna Chlumsky meets Hannibal Lecter in NBC's 'Hannibal'
News Briefs: NBC Orders an Almost-full Season of Guys With Kids
'Newsroom' adds Patton Oswalt, Rosemarie DeWitt to Season 2 cast
Television review: 'Mockingbird Lane' an uneven monster mash-up


How tall is Eddie Izzard? How old is Eddie Izzard? Who is Eddie Izzard dating? Find out here.

Age: 54 years old
Birthday: February 7, 1962
Height: 5' 7"
Full Name / Real Name: Edward John Izzard
Birthplace: Aden, Yemen

Eddie Izzard in "The Riches" 'Treasure Island': Syfy Remakes Classic Tale for 2012 — The two-part movie event stars Eddie Izzard as Long John Silver, Elijah Wood as Ben Gunn, Donald Sutherland as Flint, and newcomer Toby Regbo as the gutsy and courageous Jim Hawkins. Read more...
Eddie Izzard 'United States of Tara' Season 3: Eddie Izzard and Frances Conroy Join Cast — Izzard will play Tara's (Toni Collette) brilliant psychology professor while Conroy will star as Max Gregson's (John Corbett) mother. Read more...

"Glee" cast at sectionals Golden Globe 2011 Nominations — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association sings the praises of "Glee," awarding it with 5 nods, the most of any TV show, while it places "The King's Speech" on the movie throne with a total of 7. Read more...
"The Pacific" scene Emmy 2010 Nominations: 'The Pacific' Leads the Charge Followed by 'Glee' and 'Mad Men' — "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Glee," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie," "The Office," "30 Rock" are up for Best Comedy, while "Breaking Bad," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Lost," "Mad Men" and "True Blood" will compete for Best Drama. Read more...
"The Pacific" scene Emmy Creative Arts 2010 Nominations — The creative arts categories, which are awarded in a separate off-air ceremony, include art direction, cinematography, editing and casting. Read more...

Post a Comment
Display Name
E-mail (optional)
(not displayed with comment)
URL (optional)
  BB code and links are not permitted.