Edward John "Eddie" Izzard (born 7 February 1962) is a British stand-up comedian, actor and writer. His comedy style takes the form of rambling whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime. He had a starring role in the television series The Riches as Wayne Malloy and has appeared in many films such as Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Mystery Men, Shadow of the Vampire, The Cat's Meow, Across the Universe, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and Valkyrie. He is also the voice of Nigel in the 2006 animated film The Wild, Dr. Schadenfreude in the 2008 MGM animated film Igor, and Miles Axlerod in the 2011 Disney/Pixar animated film Cars 2.
13.11.2011 [The Guardian (blog)] - And while EddieIzzard always dresses as a woman before performing, the average comedian is unlikely to change gender mid-gag, like a west African frog. I have, however, seen some of you physically attack standups onstage.
11.11.2011 [FemaleFirst.co.uk] - He's worked with EddieIzzard and his super marathon; Christine Bleakley water skiing across the Channel; Fearne Cotton, Cheryl Cole and Chris Moyles climbing Kilimanjaro; Olly Murs, Kara Tointon and Dermott O'Leary and their camel race across the
10.11.2011 [New Magazine] - Cross-dressing comedian EDDIEIZZARD is planning to run for office so he can give the … community a voice in politics. The funnyman recently revealed he has a nine-year career plan which will culminate in either running for a position as a
08.11.2011 [MayorWatch] - Jeremy Corbyn MP, Val Shawcross, Ken Livingstone and EddieIzzard campaigning last month against fares increases. Photo: MayorWatch Ken Livingstone ramped up his campaign to return to City Hall today by promising to save Londoners £800 in fares over
In my first year I was taught about the slide rule. They said, "The slide rule is important. Without it you can do nothing. The slide rule is the modern weapon of efficiency. With the slide rule you can get from here to the stars. Buy it, use it – your slide rule!" Within one year it was, "Burn the slide rule. The calculator can add up with none of this …ing sliding the shit around and working out where that bit in the middle goes. Smash it over your head." - eddieizzard.com, Biography: Ch. 5