Eddie McGee

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Eddie McGee
Born (1979-02-24) February 24, 1979 (age 38)
Residence Long Island, New York
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001–present
Television Big Brother USA, season 1 (winner)

Eddie McGee (born February 24, 1979) is an American film and television actor and winner of the first season of the American version of Big Brother in 2000.[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 fame 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's 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 and a starring role as "Jason" in the 2001 comedy Drop Dead Roses. He co-stars in the feature film The Human Race and has an appearance in God's Pocket (2014) and a role in the Fred Carpenter-directed action film Eddie Monroe (2006) .[3] He is the founder and CEO of Tripod Productions, Inc.[4]



  1. ^ "Eddie wins CBS Big Brother marathon". Associated Press. Archived from the original on September 22, 2007. Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Eddie wins big in US Big Brother". BBC News Online. September 30, 2000. Retrieved September 29, 2007. 
  3. ^ Decker, Sean. "The Human Race to premiere at 2012 Fantasia International Film Festival". Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Eddie McGee". Tripod Productions, Inc. Retrieved September 29, 2007. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ The Human Race on IMDb

External links[edit]

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