Eddie Izzard Joining UNITED STATES OF TARA

Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard is coming back to television. Deadline reports that he has scored a recurring role in the third season of Showtime’s UNITED STATES OF TARA, which follows Tara (Emmy winner Toni Collette), a woman suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).

Izzard will play Tara’s psychology professor, a brilliant man who is at first skeptical about DID. He soon finds himself fascinated by Tara and decides to further explore the condition. Izzard’s last rmajor role on an American television show was in FX’s The Riches, but he recently appeared on another Showtime series, The Green Room with Paul Provenza.

The third season of The United States of Tara will air in 2011.