15 Every Day
Eddie Izzard appears in the 2019 film Every Day, playing the role of a mysterious vagabond who advises the main character, Rhiannon. He is seen in two scenes in the movie, both times in a dream.
14 Absolutely Anything
Eddie Izzard portrayed the character Headmaster Mr. Robinson in the 2015 film 'Absolutely Anything.' In the movie, Mr. Robinson is the headmaster of a school where the protagonist, played by Simon Pegg, works as a teacher. The film follows the story of an ordinary teacher who gains extraordinary powers from aliens and uses them in humorous and sometimes chaotic ways.
13 Six Minutes to Midnight
Eddie Izzard played the character Captain Thomas Miller in the 2020 film 'Six Minutes to Midnight.' The film is set in the summer of 1939, just before the outbreak of World War II, and it follows the story of a charismatic teacher, played by Eddie Izzard, who is assigned to a finishing school for girls in a coastal town in England. As tensions rise and the threat of war looms, Captain Miller becomes embroiled in a web of espionage and intrigue. The film explores themes of espionage, identity, and the impact of political turmoil on individuals' lives.
12 Mystery Men
Eddie Izzard played the role of Tony P. in the film 'Mystery Men.' Tony P. is Casanova Frankenstein's right-hand man and leader of the Disco Boys gang. Eddie Izzard's portrayal of this character added a comedic touch to the movie as he worked alongside the film's eccentric group of superhero wannabes.
11 Romance & Cigarettes
Eddie Izzard played the character Father Gene Vincent in the film 'Romance & Cigarettes.' In the movie, he portrayed a priest who is a part of the eccentric and dysfunctional family at the center of the story. The film is a musical romantic comedy-drama directed by John Turturro and features a unique blend of music, humor, and drama in its storytelling..
10 The Cat's Meow
Eddie Izzard portrayed the legendary silent film actor and comedian Charlie Chaplin in the film 'The Cat's Meow.' The movie, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, is a historical drama that explores the mysterious events that occurred during a yacht party hosted by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst in 1924. Eddie Izzard's portrayal of Charlie Chaplin was a significant part of the film's narrative, as it delved into the relationships and scandals involving the party's high-profile guests, including Chaplin himself.
9 Ocean's Twelve
Eddie Izzard played the character Roman Nagel in the film 'Ocean's Twelve.' Roman Nagel is a skilled computer expert who assists Danny Ocean's crew with their heist plans. He makes the holographic Fabergé egg in the film. The film is the second installment in the Ocean's franchise and features an ensemble cast led by George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon.
Eddie Izzard played the character Drake, the choirmaster's right-hand man, in the 2014 film 'Boychoir.' Drake's character adds tension and drama to the story as he clashes with Stet and the other members of the boy choir.
7 Victoria & Abdul
Eddie Izzard stars in the 2017 film Victoria and Abdul as the character George. George is the Prime Minister of England during the reign of Queen Victoria. He has a witty sense of humor and is a staunch believer in the British Empire. His loyalty to the Queen is unwavering, and he ultimately gives his blessing to her relationship with the Indian servant Abdul. Izzard brings a lightheartedness to the role, making George an endearing and humorous character. His performance is a standout in the movie, and his comedic timing adds a sense of levity to the film.
6 Shadow of the Vampire
Eddie Izzard portrays Max Schreck in the 2000 horror-comedy film Shadow of the Vampire. Schreck is a real-life actor who portrayed the vampire Count Orlok in the 1922 German Expressionist horror classic Nosferatu. In the film, Izzard's performance as Schreck is praised by critics and audiences alike.
5 Velvet Goldmine
Eddie Izzard appears in the 1998 British drama film Velvet Goldmine as the character "Jack Fairy". He is a flamboyant and larger-than-life public figure who presides over the glam rock scene of 1970s London.
4 Ocean's Thirteen
Eddie Izzard stars in Ocean's Thirteen as Roman Nagel, a reclusive casino mogul. He helps Danny Ocean and his team of criminals to pull off a major casino heist.
Eddie Izzard plays Major-General Henning von Tresckow, a German officer who is part of the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler and overthrow the Nazi government.
2 Mockingbird Lane
Eddie Izzard starred in the 2012 NBC show "Mockingbird Lane," a modern re-imagining of the classic "The Munsters" series. Izzard portrayed Grandpa, the cantankerous yet lovable vampire patriarch of the Munster family. Izzard's performance was praised as "delightfully deadpan" and "perfectly suited" for the part. Izzard brought an offbeat sense of humor to the role, allowing him to deliver the lines with a perfect balance of subtlety and absurdity. Izzard's involvement in the show further solidified his status as a comedic legend, proving that his unique brand of humor could entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
1 Across the Universe
Eddie Izzard plays Mr. Kite, a mystical guide, in the musical movie Across the Universe. He helps the characters on their journey to find true love and a better understanding of the world.