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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 & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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  Porno (announced)
Renton (rumored)
 2016 American Pastoral (pre-production)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 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)
 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
 1996 Brassed Off
Andy
 1996 The Pillow Book
Jerome
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1994 Being Human
Alvarez
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Other Works:

: Plays "Iago" in "Othello", a play by William Shakespeare (Donmar Warehouse, London, England, UK). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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:

In your 20s, you spend a lot of time being self-conscious about what other people think of you. Then you hit your mid-30s and start to realize they weren't really thinking about you that much. 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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