On his sexuality, the actor stated, My sexuality is straight transvestite or male lesbian.It seems we are beyond the idea that I am gay and hiding it.
He was also applauded for his stage performance in Live at the Ambassadors (1993), Definite Article (1995) and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (2001, earned a Tony nomination).
Izzard, who previously came out as a transvestite, regularly dresses as a woman in his stage acts.
As an actor, Izzard also took part in such movies as Oceans Twelve (2004), John Turturros Romance & Cigarettes (2005) and the comedy My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006).
Among fellow comedians and comedy insiders, Izzard was voted No.19 out of the top 50 greatest comedy acts in a 2005 poll to find The Comedians Comedian.
Edward John "Eddie" Izzard is an English stand-up comedian and actor.
His comedy style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime.
Background: I know the rough order of things, but I change it around, because once you lock into certain arrangements, it becomes boring.
When Im starting and stopping and making stuff up on the spot, thats when I like it, thats when it sparkles. Eddie Izzard British comedian Eddie Izzard entertained American audiences with his renowned one-person show Dress to Kill, which brought him two Emmy Awards and another Emmy nomination.
His parents, an accountant and a nurse, were working at the British Petroleum refinery in Aden.
Later, the family moved to Bangor, Ireland, and then to Skewen, South Wales (UK). Finding relief in comedy, Eddie performed standup while a student of the University of Sheffield.
After being expelled from college, he moved to London and performed street shows, during which time he came out as a transvestite.