Eddie Izzard stars in "United States of Tara" on Showtime as Dr. Hattarras, Tara's brilliant psychology professor who becomes fascinated with Tara as a subject, leading him to further explore the condition. Izzard also stars in Disney • Pixar's animated film "Cars 2" as the voice of Miles Axlerod.

Eddie Izzard has been hailed as one of the foremost stand-up comedians of his generation. His unique, surreal, stream-of-consciousness style has won him huge admiration, and since his first stage appearance in London's West End in 1993 in the one-man show "Live At The Ambassadors," he has played a succession of sold-out and critically-acclaimed international tours. He has released DVD's of most of his major tours, including "Unrepeatable" in 1994; 1996's "Definite Article"; "Glorious" in 1997; "Dress to Kill" in 1998; 2000 was the year of "Circle," and "Sexie" followed in 2003. Izzard's latest stand-up show, "Stripped," broke box office records with a UK, U.S. and European arena tour. In 2010, Izzard performed a series of South African dates in support of Nelson Mandela's 46664 Charity.

While initially renowned as a comedian, Izzard is also now equally respected as a film, theater and TV actor. His successful FX drama series "The Riches," has been critically acclaimed across the world. His stage appearances include Mamet's "The Crypotogram"; "900 Oneonta"; the title role in Marlowe's "Edward II"; and "A Day in the Life of Joe Egg" in London and on Broadway, which won him several prestigious awards including a Tony Award nomination.

His movie credits include "Secret Agent," "Ocean's Twelve" and "Ocean's Thirteen"; "Across the Universe"; "Rage"; "Valkyrie," among others. In 2009, "Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story," had its international theatrical release, documenting Izzard's life as a young street performer during the 1980s to the comedian, actor, political activist he is now recognized as. The film garnered an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Special.


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Age: 55 years old
Birthday: February 7, 1962
Height: 5' 7"
Full Name / Real Name: Edward John Izzard
Birthplace: Aden, Yemen

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'United States of Tara' Season 3: Eddie Izzard and Frances Conroy Join Cast — Izzard will play Tara's (Toni Collette) brilliant psychology professor while Conroy will star as Max Gregson's (John Corbett) mother. Read more...

Golden Globe 2011 Nominations — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association sings the praises of "Glee," awarding it with 5 nods, the most of any TV show, while it places "The King's Speech" on the movie throne with a total of 7. Read more...
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Emmy Creative Arts 2010 Nominations — The creative arts categories, which are awarded in a separate off-air ceremony, include art direction, cinematography, editing and casting. Read more...

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