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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 & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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

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 2017/I Zoe (pre-production)
  The Land of Sometimes (pre-production)
The Wish Collector
 2015 Miles Ahead
Dave Braden
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 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)
 2000 Nora
James Joyce
 1999 Eye of the Beholder
Eye
 1999 Rogue Trader
Nick Leeson
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Ewan McGregor
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Meneer Chrome
 1996 Brassed Off
Andy
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1994 Being Human
Alvarez
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Starred in the play "Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs" at Hampstead Theatre, London, UK from November 1998. It was directed by his uncle Denis Lawson. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 28 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

Nicole, Knickers, as I call her. I would swear, burp and fart in front of her. I'd try and embarrass her and she would pretend to be shocked. I always played up on that. It was a real elder sister-younger brother relationship. See more »

Trivia:

He was interested in starring in American Psycho (2000). However, Christian Bale talked him out of the part and he wound up getting it. See more »

Trademark:

Mischievous smile See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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