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Ewan McGregor


Ewan Gordon McGregor was born on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, to Carol Diane (Lawson) and James Charles McGregor, both teachers. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson. He was raised in Crieff. At age 16, he left Morrison Academy to join the Perth Repertory Theatre. His parents encouraged him to leave school and pursue his acting goals ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 25 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Zoe (post-production)
  The Land of Sometimes (pre-production)
The Wish Collector
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Miles Ahead
Dave Braden
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2011 Haywire
Kenneth
 2010 Beginners
Oliver
 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
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Ewan McGregor
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Meneer Chrome
 1996 Brassed Off
Andy
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1994 Being Human
Alvarez
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Appeared in Welsh band Catfish and the Bottlemen music video "Hourglass". See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 28 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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When I played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels, I had to transform myself into a young Alec Guinness. I watched his early work to see what he was like on screen. It is interesting how he is only remembered by people younger than myself for appearing in Star Wars. He played a wealth of characters in lots of films - it was like he was the British film industry. See more »

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Embarked on a motorcycle trip around the world along with his friend and fellow actor Charley Boorman (2004). See more »

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Red hair and blue eyes See more »

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Aries

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