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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 American Pastoral (pre-production)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
 2015 Jane Got a Gun (completed)
Colin McCann
 2015 Our Kind of Traitor (post-production)
Perry Makepeace
 2015 Miles Ahead (post-production)
Dave Brill
  Porno (announced)
Renton (rumored)
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2011 Haywire
Kenneth
 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
 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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Together with friends Jude Law, Sadie Frost, Jonny Lee Miller and Sean Pertwee, he has formed a production company called Natural Nylon. 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:

"Isn't Halle Berry the most beautiful woman? I have a film I'd like to be in her with. I mean, I'd like to be with her in" - At the 2002 Golden Globe Awards commenting to Melissa Rivers on Halle Berry, who just walked by. See more »

Trivia:

Before his trip around the world with Charley Boorman, he had a laser eye operation to improve his eyesight, so he did not have to wear glasses or contact lenses. See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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