LONDON — As accusations of anti-Semitism plague the British Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn, the party has a prominent new voice as it tries to steady the ship: a comedian better known for his whimsical stand-up shows and appearances in Hollywood movies. From comedian to activist to political campaigner, here is the arc of Mr. Izzard was born to English parents in what is now Yemen, and grew up in Northern Ireland. He performed in the streets of London in the s, and then embarked on his career as a stand-up comedian.
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Eddie Izzard - Wikipedia
His [a] comedic style takes the form of rambling whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime. Izzard has campaigned for various causes and has been a Labour Party activist for most of his life. He twice ran for a seat on Labour's National Executive Committee. When Christine Shawcroft resigned in March , he automatically took her place.
I noticed something which only a person reading a whole load of Eddie Izzard interviews in one go would ever notice: journalists always talk about his body. Is he fat or thin? Sorry, "heavy" or "sculpted"?
Occupation Actor and stand-up comedian. Age Relationship status It's complicated. Best known for His stand-up comedy shows. Currently Starring in The Flip Side.