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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 22 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 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:

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' 9½" (1.77 m)
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That was my challenge - to be a young Alec Guinness. People would come up and say to me, "You sound a bit like Alec Guinness. Did that just happen?" No! It's my job, you know? The thrilling bit about it was I immersed myself in Alec Guinness movies, and I found this great one called The Promoter (1952). God, it's a brilliant film. See more »

Trivia:

Completed a trip from London to New York 'The Long Way Round' by riding a motorbike east, via Europe, Mongolia, Russia, Alaska and Canada to Manhattan over 115 days in 2004. See more »

Trademark:

Mischievous smile See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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