Eddie Izzard


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in Aden, Yemen
February 07, 1962

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

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

31 marathons & 31 stand up gigs, in 31 countries, in 31 days… without ever leaving London.

From Riverside Studios, London.

Eddie has set himself an extraordinary New Year’s resolution, to stage ‘A Run for Hope’ that will usher in a new year and a new future, encouraging people all over Europe and around the world to unite together to ‘Make Humanity Great Again’ Eddie firmly believes that 2021 must b

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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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