Eddie McGee

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Eddie McGee
Born (1979-02-24) February 24, 1979 (age 35)
Residence Long Island, New York
Television Big Brother 1

Eddie McGee (born February 24, 1979) was the winner of the first season of the American version of Big Brother. He was awarded $500,000 for being the last remaining HouseGuests, beating out nine other contestants.[1] McGee, an amputee who lost his left leg to cancer at the age of eleven, has been involved in the sport of wheelchair basketball and has also achieved notoriety as a character actor in a number of television and film appearances which portray active amputees in mainstream roles.[2]

Life and career[edit]

McGee was born on Long Island. His appearances include the video "Enemy" for the band Fozzy and speaking roles on Law & Order, Guiding Light, The Cleaner, Desperate Housewives Season 4 and The Philanthropist. He appeared on Hollywood Squares and also starred in the film The Angel which won Best Film at the London Sci-Fi Film Festival. He co-stars in the 2013 feature film The Human Race.[3] He is the founder and CEO of Tripod Productions, Inc.[4]



  1. ^ The Associated Press, "Eddie wins CBS 'Big Brother' marathon" ( – Scholar search), CNN, archived from the original on September 22, 2007, retrieved 2007-09-29 [dead link]
  2. ^ BBC (2000-09-30), Eddie wins big in US Big Brother, BBC News Online, retrieved 2007-09-29 
  3. ^ Decker, Sean, The Human Race to Premiere at 2012 Fantasia International Film Festival, retrieved 2012-05-08 
  4. ^ TPI, EDDIE McGEE, retrieved 2007-09-29 
  5. ^ [1]

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Preceded by
Big Brother U.S. winner
Season 1 (2000)
Succeeded by
Will Kirby