Eddie Izzard is a British stand-up comedian, actor, writer and political activist who began his television career with a special appearance on 'Barf Bites Back' in 1991. He continued to appear in several telefilms and television series, and is best-remembered for his television role as Wayne Malloy in the series 'The Riches' (2007-08). Later in his career, he had recurring roles in 'United States of Tara', 'Bullet in the Face', 'Hannibal' and 'Powers'. His comedy special 'Dress to Kill' earned him an 'Emmy' in 2000.
His first major film role was in the 1996 thriller 'The Secret Agent'. He subsequently appeared on several successful movies including 'Mystery Men', 'Shadow of the Vampire', 'The Cat's Meow', 'Ocean's Twelve', 'Ocean's Thirteen', 'Across the Universe', 'Valkyrie' and 'Victoria & Abdul'. His filmography also includes voice roles in 'The Wild', 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian', 'Igor', 'Cars 2' and 'The Lego Batman Movie'.
Jude, a British shipyard worker who came to America to find his father, befriends privileged youth Max and falls for his beautiful sister Lucy. The film, set to the tunes of Beatles songs, chronicles how the young star-crossed lovers struggle to be together after being torn apart by social upheavals during the Vietnam War and the Detroit riots.
Looking at an inevitable defeat in WWII, a group of senior German officers recruit Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg to hatch a plan to end Adolf Hitler's rule so that Germany could honorably surrender. He proposes executing Operation Valkyrie, a state of national emergency, but the plan goes awry after Hitler survives the explosion at the Wolf's Lair.
In 1984, British journalist, Arthur Stuart, investigates the career of the 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early life by the rebellious life of American singer Curt Wild.
In this final film in the Ocean's trilogy, Danny Ocean and his team set out to bring down hotelier and casino owner Willy Bank after the latter betrayed Reuben Tishkoff. His audacious plan, if successful, will lead to the failure of Bank’s new casino on its opening day itself.
Shadow of the Vampire is a horror drama film, which tells the story of a director who wants to make the perfect and the best vampire movie ever. He even goes as far as to employ a real vampire for the job, and explains to his crew that he is a method actor.
This historical drama film tells the story of Abdul Karim, a young prison clerk from India, who travels to meet Queen Victoria, to give her a present. Soon an unlikely friendship sparks between the two.
Boychoir is a musical drama film which tells the story of an eleven year old boy named Stet, who is sent to a boarding school for music, after his mother passes away. Although he initially faces problems, as he is unable to adapt to the new atmosphere of the school, he is soon able to discover his immense potential in music, with the help of the choir master.
Following the success Ocean’s Eleven, the sequel Ocean’s Twelve sees the return of Danny Ocean’s heist-gang who need to return the millions, they stole from Terry Benedict. They are also being pursued by Europol detective Isabel Lahiri and are up against master-thief Night Fox, François Toulour as they try to steal the first-ever stock certificate.
The four Pevensie children return to Narnia one year later only to find that 1300 years have passed since their last adventure and Narnia is now ruled by the evil General Miraz. While Lucy goes to find Aslan, her siblings join forces with Prince Caspian, the true heir to the Telmarine throne, and rally an army to depose Miraz.
The Cat’s Meow is a drama film which revolves around the death of Thomas Ince, who was killed mysteriously in 1924 on a yacht. Several film stars were present during the incident, but no one seems to want to reveal anything.
Romance & Cigarettes is a musical romantic drama film which revolves around Nick Murder, a husband who finds himself drawn to another woman. Eventually, he is forced to make a choice between his wife and his mistress.
This superhero satire features a group of aspiring superheroes of Champion City who often fail due to their incompetence. But when super-villain Casanova Frankenstein captures the city’s real superhero Captain Amazing, the amateur superheroes have to join their forces, and pull together their peculiar powers such as shoveling, flying bowling balls, fork-hurling and such expertise, to save the city and its superhero.
The alien galactic council debates whether the Earth should be destroyed, or to make humanity a member of their council. They eventually come up with a plan of bestowing limitless power to a schoolteacher, to see if the powers would be used for good or for evil. Thus, his actions would determine the fate of humanity.
Six Minutes to Midnight is a war drama thriller film which takes us to the time just before the Second World War. British secret service agent Miller, masquerading as a teacher, is conducting surveillance of the Augusta Victoria College, a school for daughters of the Nazi elite in an English coastal town. He is trying to find out what happened to his predecessor, and he eventually finds his body. Before he could investigate any further, he gets framed for murder.
After their father goes off to war, five children are left with their eccentric uncle who owns a labyrinthine mansion. They soon meet and befriend a sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes. But soon the children learn that the more outlandish their wish, the greater are the chances of a disaster occurring.
Years after a brutal encounter with an outlaw at a brothel, Mike Blueberry returns to his town as a marshal, and tries to keep the peace between the Whites and the Native Indians. However, the peace is threatened by the arrival of gold-hunters.
Matthew Saunders starts a relationship with the beautiful Jenny Johnson not knowing that she is the blonde superheroine G-Girl. As Jenny becomes more demanding and jealous and reveals her identity to Matthew, he breaks up with her. But he might live to regret his decision, as G-Girl promises to wreck his life.
Two British Agents John Steed and Dr Emma Peel are assigned to stop Sir August de Wynter, an evil but brilliant scientist who wants to destroy the world with a weather-changing machine.
The movie set in DCs Lego Universe sees Batman trying to thwart his arch-nemesis Joker’s latest plans to destroy Gotham. When the Joker gets his hand on the Phantom Zone projector and recruits all the iconic villains from movies, Batman is forced to team up to stop the Joker.
Three friends discover an infant yeti, who has escaped from a research laboratory. They embark on a quest to reunite the young creature with its family in Mount Everest. However, they will need to keep their new friend safe from a wealthy man Burnish and Dr Zara, a zoologist, as they want the creature for their own selfish needs.
In a sequel to Cars, Cars 2 is an animated-comedy that sees famous race car, Lightning McQueen, and his buddy, Mater, travel abroad for the very first World Grand Prix. But when Mater gets involved in espionage with a British spy, adventure and drama ensues. Featuring the voices of Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy, this is a fun family film.
Igor is an animated horror comedy film which takes us to a world of mad scientists and their evil inventions. In this world, there is a talented lab assistant of an evil scientist who dreams of becoming a scientist himself after winning the annual Evil Science Fair. However, this causes displeasure among others in the Evil Science Community.
The Wild is an animated comedy adventure film which tells the story of an adolescent lion who is shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa accidentally. Along with some of their fellow animals, his father embarks on a quest to find and rescue him.
Eddie Izzard Awards
|Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill||Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program||2000|
|Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill||Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program||2000|