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You've seen him in: "Hannibal"
Why? One of the smartest stand-up comedians on the circuit, Izzard has a dry, cutting wit and an ability to deliver material that should be dry stuff -- English history, religion -- in such a way as to make it delicious. Plus, he likes to wear women's clothing, make-up and shoes. If the BBC let him, Izzard could definitely send the series in one of the only directions we'd never expect.
-Liane Bonin Starr