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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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 2015 The Land of Sometimes (TV Movie) (announced)
The Wish Collector
  Porno (announced)
Renton (rumored)
 2016 American Pastoral (pre-production)
Seymour 'Swede' Levov
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
Chip
 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)
 2002 Solid Geometry (TV Short)
Phil
 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
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Duncan Stewart
- The Long Way Around (1997) ... Duncan Stewart
 1996 Brassed Off
Andy
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Ford
- Cold War (1996) ... Ford
 1996 The Pillow Book
Jerome
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Young Man
- Tuesday (1996) ... Young Man
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1995 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
David Robert Armstrong
- Nothing But the Truth (1995) ... David Robert Armstrong
 1994 Doggin' Around (TV Movie)
Tom Clayton
 1994 Being Human
Alvarez
 1993 Family Style (TV Short)
Jimmie
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He acted in David Halliwell's play, "Little Malcolm and His Struggle against the Eunuchs," at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Nicolas Tennant, Joe Duttine, Sean Gilder, and Lou Gish in the cast. Denis Lawson was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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:

It's strange to explain off camera what you have done in this or that scene. How redundant, like an artist explaining his painting. As much as I like watching movies I've been in, I can't watch myself in interviews. People shouldn't know how we do it. See more »

Trivia:

Both he and Harrison Ford have worked for director Ridley Scott between Star Wars films. Ford made Blade Runner (1982) after Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), but before Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983). McGregor made Black Hawk Down (2001) shortly after filming Star Wars: Episode II - The Attack of the Clones (2002), and thus before Star Wars: Episode ... See more »

Trademark:

Scottish accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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