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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 & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Our Kind of Traitor (completed)
Perry Makepeace
 2016 American Pastoral (post-production)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
 2015 Jane Got a Gun (completed)
Colin McCann
  Porno (announced)
Renton (rumored)
 2015 Miles Ahead
Dave Brill
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2011 Haywire
 2010 Beginners
 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
 1999 Rogue Trader
Nick Leeson
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Meneer Chrome
 1996 Brassed Off
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1994 Being Human
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Other Works:

: Played "Sky Masterson" in "Guys and Dolls", a musical by 'Frank Loesser', Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon (Piccadilly Theatre, London, England, UK). See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 27 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 53 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on his sex appeal] I smoke a lot. I drink far too much-I don't exercise. I torture small animals. See more »


He met his wife, Eve Mavrakis, while filming for Kavanagh QC (1995). See more »


Red hair and blue eyes See more »

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