Based on 11 specials
Edward John Izzard (; born 7 February 1962) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and political activist. Her comedic style takes the form of rambling whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime. She had a starring role in the television series The Riches as Wayne Malloy and has appeared in films such as Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Mystery Men, Shadow of the Vampire, The Cat's Meow, Across the Universe, Valkyrie and Victoria & Abdul. She has also worked as a voice actor in The Wild, Igor, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Cars 2, and The Lego Batman Movie. She has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for her comedy special Dress to Kill, in 2000. Izzard's website won the Yahoo People's Choice Award and earned the Webby Award. Izzard has campaigned for various causes and has been a Labour Party activist for most of her life. She twice ran for a seat on Labour's National Executive Committee. When Christine Shawcroft resigned in March 2018, she automatically took her place. In 2009, she completed 43 marathons in 51 days for Sport Relief despite having no prior history of long-distance running.