72 Facts About Eddie Izzard

1. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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2. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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3. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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4. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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5. Eddie Izzard studied accountancy at Sheffield University, but spent his time performing, dropping out after a year.

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6. Eddie Izzard is one of the most successful stand-up comedians Britain has produced.

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7. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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8. Eddie Izzard has fascinating blue colored eye and brown-light colored hair.

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9. In 1999, Eddie Izzard was in a relationship with British producer and director Sarah Townsend.

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10. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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11. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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12. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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13. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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14. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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15. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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16. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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17. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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18. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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19. In 2012, Eddie Izzard received an honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland.

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20. In 2007, Eddie Izzard was at number 3 in the list of the 100 Greatest British National Comedians.

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21. Eddie Izzard received his honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland in 2012.

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22. Eddie Izzard is a fan of the English Premier League Club.

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23. Eddie Izzard released his first and only book so far in 2017.

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24. Eddie Izzard speaks multiple languages, aside from his native language, English.

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25. Eddie Izzard would be enrolled in a boarding school—St Bede's Prep School before moving on to Eastbourne College.

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26. Eddie Izzard was born on the 7th of February, 1962, in the Colony of Aden, known today to be Yemen.

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27. In 2015 Eddie Izzard was chosen, by readers of The Guardian, as their 2014 public language champion.

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28. Eddie Izzard said, "I was warming the material up in New York, where one night, literally on stage, I realised I didn't believe in God at all.

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29. Eddie Izzard attempted such a project in South Africa in 2012, but withdrew with health concerns.

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30. Eddie Izzard received a special award at BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2009 for his achievements.

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31. Eddie Izzard is a republican, believing that Britain should have a democratically elected head of state.

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32. In March 2014, Eddie Izzard began leading a campaign encouraging Scottish people not to vote for independence in the September referendum, saying that England would feel a "deep sense of loss" if Scotland were to leave the UK.

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33. Eddie Izzard donated nearly £10,000 to the party in 2008, appeared again in a party political broadcast for the 2009 European election, and again in a 2010 election video entitled Brilliant Britain.

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34. Eddie Izzard appeared in a party political broadcast for the Labour Party in the run-up to the 2005 general election.

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35. Eddie Izzard is especially well known as a pro-European Union campaigner, supporting the further integration of the UK into the EU.

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36. Eddie Izzard has stated he felt he learnt to act whilst working on the film Circus.

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37. Eddie Izzard said in 2009 that he would not be reprising his role as Reepicheep and the role was ultimately played by Simon Pegg in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

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38. Eddie Izzard has appeared as several real-life individuals, including Charlie Chaplin in The Cat's Meow, actor Gustav von Wangenheim in Shadow of the Vampire and General Erich Fellgiebel in Valkyrie.

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39. Eddie Izzard walked on stage with the five surviving Pythons and he was summarily escorted off by Eric Idle and Michael Palin as he attempted to participate in a discussion about how the group got together.

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40. Eddie Izzard speaks French and has performed stand-up shows in the language; from 2014 he began to perform in German, Spanish, Russian and Arabic, all languages that he did not previously speak.

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41. Eddie Izzard is openly "straight transvestite" having cross-dressed both on and offstage.

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42. Eddie Izzard is to pay a series of intimate gigs in London's Bill Murray pub, the venue has announced.

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43. Eddie Izzard is playing a short run of gigs at the Bill Murray comedy pub in Islington this month.

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44. Eddie Izzard has announced a run of intimate gigs in London.

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45. Eddie Izzard supports Crystal Palace FC and became an associate director at the club on 16 July 2012.

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46. Eddie Izzard came 9th in that election and so was not re-elected to the NEC.

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47. In January 2018, it was announced that Eddie Izzard had failed in his second bid to be elected to the NEC.

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48. On 16 February 2016 the BBC announced that Eddie Izzard would attempt to run 27 marathons in 27 days, through South Africa for Sport Relief.

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49. In March 2010, Eddie Izzard took part in the Sport Relief Mile event.

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50. Eddie Izzard confirmed his support for Labour in the 2015 general election, attending a party rally with fellow comedian Ben Elton and actress Sally Lindsay in April 2015.

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51. On 7 July 2007, Eddie Izzard was one of the presenters from the London leg of Live Earth.

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52. In 2011, Eddie Izzard revealed that he had political ambitions and wanted to become an MP, Mayor, or MEP by 2020.

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53. Eddie Izzard says that he developed his comedic voice by talking to his audience while doing solo escape acts after splitting with Ballard.

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54. Eddie Izzard began to toy with comedy at the University of Sheffield, with student friend Rob Ballard.

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55. Eddie Izzard has cited his main comedy role model as Monty Python, and John Cleese once referred to him as the "Lost Python".

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56. Eddie Izzard is about to take on the universe again with his new world comedy tour 'Wunderbar'.

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57. In 2015, Eddie Izzard was chosen, by readers of The Guardian, as their 2014 public language champion.

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58. On 18 March 2007, Eddie Izzard was listed as number 3 of the 100 Greatest British National Comedians as part of British television station Channel 4's ongoing 100 Greatest.

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59. Eddie Izzard started to freely talk about his transvestism in venues like the Edinburgh Festival as early as 1992.

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60. In May 2017, Eddie Izzard declared his intention to become a Labour politician after endorsing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the 2017 UK general election.

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61. Eddie Izzard added a stop in New Orleans during his 2008 Stripped tour.

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62. On 25 February 2016, Eddie Izzard announced his intention to stand for the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party.

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63. Eddie Izzard appeared in literature to support changing the British electoral system from first-past-the-post to alternative vote for electing Members of Parliament to the House of Commons in the Alternative Vote referendum in 2011.

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64. In 1998, Eddie Izzard was named in a list of the biggest private financial donors to the Labour Party.

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65. In July 2003, Eddie Izzard received an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, for "pro-Europe campaigning", "his contribution to promoting modern languages and tolerance of other cultures and lifestyles", and for having "transcended national barriers" with his humour.

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66. Eddie Izzard presented the medals to the athletes who had won the 800m T54 race at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, including gold medalist David Weir.

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67. Eddie Izzard has appeared in numerous films, starting with 1996's The Secret Agent.

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68. Eddie Izzard portrayed comedian Lenny Bruce in the 1999 production of Julian Barry's 1971 play Lenny.

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69. In 1998 Eddie Izzard appeared briefly on stage with the Monty Python team in The American Film Institute's Tribute to Monty Python.

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70. In 1994, Eddie Izzard made his West End drama debut as the lead in the world premiere of David Mamet's The Cryptogram with Lindsay Duncan, in the production at London's Comedy Theatre.

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71. Eddie Izzard has campaigned for various causes and has been a Labour party activist for most of his life.

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72. Eddie Izzard is openly "straight transgender" having cross-dressed both on and offstage.

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