Eddie Izzard Dubai World Trade Centre on April 27
Born in Yemen in 1962, British comedian Eddie Izzard found inspiration in Monty Python's Flying Circus. He worked in street theatre and comedy clubs before becoming nationally known through videos of his stand-up act. In 2000 he won two Emmy Awards for Eddie Izzard: Dressed to Kill. Other shows include One Word Improv (1997), Glorious (1997), and Sexie (2003). Izzard also appeared in film and TV.