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Ewan McGregor

Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Crieff, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. At age 16, he left Crieff and Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents encouraged him to leave school and pursue his acting goals rather than be unhappy. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 23 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 American Pastoral (filming)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
 2015 The Land of Sometimes (TV Movie) (announced)
The Wish Collector
 2015 Our Kind of Traitor (post-production)
Perry Makepeace
 2015 Jane Got a Gun (completed)
Colin McCann
 2015 Miles Ahead (completed)
Dave Brill
  Porno (announced)
Renton (rumored)
 2015 Doll & Em (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (2015) ... Ewan
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... Ewan
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
 2011 Haywire
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Chris (voice)
 2005/I Stay
Dr. Sam Foster
 2005 Valiant
Valiant (voice)
 2005 Robots
Rodney Copperbottom (voice)
 2002 Solid Geometry (TV Short)
 2000 Anno Domini (Short)
The Stranger
 2000 Nora
James Joyce
 1999 Eye of the Beholder
 1999 Rogue Trader
Nick Leeson
 1999 Desserts (Short)
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Meneer Chrome
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Duncan Stewart
- The Long Way Around (1997) ... Duncan Stewart
 1996 Brassed Off
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Cold War (1996) ... Ford
 1996 The Pillow Book
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Young Man
- Tuesday (1996) ... Young Man
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1995 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
David Robert Armstrong
- Nothing But the Truth (1995) ... David Robert Armstrong
 1994 Screen One (TV Series)
Tom Clayton
- Doggin' Around (1994) ... Tom Clayton
 1994 Being Human
 1993 Family Style (TV Short)
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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 27 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 51 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Pay attention: I recognize it can be boring to play with young children - to tell a story over and over again, let's say - but the secret is being there. If you've made a decision to play with your children, then play with them. Don't be looking through papers on your desk or sneaking off to the computer. Turn off your BlackBerry. Lose yourself in their world. Even if you do it for a short time, ... See more »


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