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Ewan McGregor


Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Crieff, Scotland. 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. McGregor studied drama for a year at Kirkcaldly in Fife, then enrolled at London's Guildhall School of... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 22 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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  American Pastoral (announced)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
  Porno (announced)
Renton (rumored)
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2013 The House of Magic
Lenny (voice)
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
Chip
 2011 Haywire
Kenneth
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Chris (voice)
 2008 Incendiary
Jasper Black
 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 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 The Pillow Book
Jerome
 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 Doggin' Around (TV Movie)
Tom Clayton
 1994 Being Human
Alvarez
 1993 Family Style (TV Short)
Jimmie
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TV commercials (Japan) for Aeon English School (2002) See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 27 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 51 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

My lightsaber flew out of my hands. No one tells you the sabers have about 10 'D'batteries in them. They burn your hands... I tossed the saber in the air and it ended up hitting a technician in the head. [Twist Magazine] See more »

Trivia:

When filming in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), he kept imitating the noise of the lightsaber during his fights. George Lucas explained many times that this would be added in by the special effects people later on. Ewan said "I keep getting carried away.". See more »

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Mischievous smile See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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