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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 & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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

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 2018 Zoe (filming)
  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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Other Works:

TV commercial and Print Advertising for Bobson's Jeans (Japanese) (1997) 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:

(On Emma (1996)) "My decision-making was wrong. It's the only time I've done that. And I learnt from it, you know. So I'm glad of that - because it was early on and I learnt my lesson. It's a good film, Emma (1996), but I'm just... not very good in it. I'm not helped because I'm also wearing the world's worst wig. It's quite a laugh, checking that wig out." See more »

Trivia:

He turned down Paul Bettany's role in Transcendence (2014) due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Trademark:

Red hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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