Eddie McGee (Courtesy Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
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. 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.
Life and career
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 feature film The Human Race and is the founder and current CEO of Tripod Productions, Inc.