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Ewan McGregor


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

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 24 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Trainspotting
Trainspotting Renton
(1996)
Big Fish
Big Fish Ed Bloom - Young
(2003)

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 2016 American Pastoral (completed)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
  The Land of Sometimes (pre-production)
The Wish Collector
 2017 Fargo (TV Series)
Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
- Episode #3.10 (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
- Episode #3.9 (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
- Episode #3.8 (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Miles Ahead
Dave Braden
 2015 Doll & Em (TV Series)
Ewan
- Episode #2.4 (2015) ... Ewan
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... Ewan
 2015 GivingTales (Video Game)
Narrator: The Little Match Girl (voice)
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
Chip
 2011 Haywire
Kenneth
 2010 Beginners
Oliver
 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)
Phil
 2000 Anno Domini (Short)
The Stranger
 2000 Nora
James Joyce
 1999 Eye of the Beholder
Eye
 1999 Rogue Trader
Nick Leeson
 1999 Desserts (Short)
Stroller
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Meneer Chrome
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Duncan Stewart
- The Long Way Around (1997) ... Duncan Stewart
 1996 Brassed Off
Andy
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Ford
- Cold War (1996) ... Ford
 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
Alvarez
 1993 Family Style (TV Short)
Jimmie
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Other Works:

Appeared in Welsh band Catfish and the Bottlemen music video "Hourglass". See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 28 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 53 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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It taught me a lesson which was an actor should not say, "I won't do that." Once you've agreed the script, you must be willing to go as far as it needs to go on set. With some directors, you do the scene and they say that it's fine, but you think to yourself, "Is that really enough? Is there not more?". See more »

Trivia:

Ewan and his wife, Eve Mavrakis, have the same initials, even with her maiden name. See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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