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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 Our Kind of Traitor (post-production)
Perry Makepeace
 2015 Miles Ahead (completed)
Dave Brill
 2015 Jane Got a Gun (completed)
Colin McCann
  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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Other Works:

Print ad and TV commercial for Davidoff Adventure cologne for men (2008). 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' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on his co-star Hayden Christensen] He's quite extraordinary with his moves and spins. I think he was a baton girl in a past life. See more »

Trivia:

He and his uncle, Denis Lawson, have worked with two of the same directors. Both have been in Star Wars films, directed by George Lucas. His first film, Being Human (1994), was directed by Bill Forsyth, who also directed Lawson in Local Hero (1983). See more »

Trademark:

Mole on his forehead, until he had it removed See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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