|Date of Birth:||February 7, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Aden, Yemen|
Eddie Izzard is best-known for his cross-dressing stand-up comedy routines, British actor/comedian Eddie Izzard was born on February 7, 1962 in Aden, Yemen.
Izzard appeared in 1995 portraying the title character in Christopher Marlowe's groundbreaking "Edward II". In 1996, Izzard made his big screen debut alongside Bob Hoskins and Robin Williams in The Secret Agent (1996) and staged another one-man show, Eddie Izzard: Definite Article (1996), for which he received his second British Comedy Award.
Other prominent films he has appeared in include The Avengers (1998), Ocean's Twelve (2004), My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and Valkyrie (2008), and he has done voice work in a handful of movies including The Wild (2006), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Cars 2 (2011).