Eddie Izzard





Eddie Izzard


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February 07, 1962

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Edward John "Eddie" Izzard is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, activist and aspiring politician. He had popular roles in the television series The Riches and Hannibal and starred in multiple films.

In 2009, he completed 43 marathons in 51 days for Sport Relief despite having no prior history of long-distance running. He has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for his comedy special Dress to Kill, in 2000.

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Eddie's autobiography, Believe Me, a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens, is available today in hardcover, audio and Kindle editions. 

Get it from:  UK Amazon  |  UK Waterstones  |  US Orders  

Brimming with the surreal humour and disarming candor of his shows (with occasional digressions), Believe Me tells the story of a little boy who lost his mother yet who has risen to becom...

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Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill

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Believe Me: A Memoir of Lov...

3.80 avg rating — 172 ratings — published 2017 — 12 editions
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Glorious

4.65 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Definite Article

4.74 avg rating — 43 ratings3 editions
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Unrepeatable

4.62 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Sexie

4.48 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2004
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Unrepeatable and Definite A...

4.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Glorious/Dress to Kill

4.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004
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Force Majeure

4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2014
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Circle

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“They say that 'Guns don't kill people, people kill people.' Well I think the gun helps. If you just stood there and yelled BANG, I don't think you'd kill too many people.”
Eddie Izzard

“But with dogs, we do have "bad dog." Bad dog exists. "Bad dog! Bad dog! Stole a biscuit, bad dog!" The dog is saying, "Who are you to judge me? You human beings who’ve had genocide, war against people of different creeds, colors, religions, and I stole a biscuit?! Is that a crime? People of the world!"
"Well, if you put it that way, I think you’ve got a point. Have another biscuit, sorry.”
Eddie Izzard, Glorious

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Eddie Izzard

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