Ewan McGregor


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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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 28 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moulin Rouge! Christian
(2001)
Trainspotting Renton
(1996)
August: Osage County Bill Fordham
(2013)
(2017)

Filmography

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  The Cow (pre-production)
Charlie Granger
  The Land of Sometimes (pre-production)
The Wish Collector
 2019 Doctor Sleep (post-production)
Danny Torrance
 2018 Christopher Robin
Christopher Robin
 2018/I Zoe
Cole
 2017 Debenhams: You Shall (Video short)
Narrator (uncredited)
 2017 Fargo (TV Series)
Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy / Android Minsky's Scientist Companion
- Somebody to Love (2017) ... Emmit Stussy
- Aporia (2017) ... Emmit Stussy
- Who Rules the Land of Denial? (2017) ... Emmit Stussy
- The Law of Inevitability (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
- The Lord of No Mercy (2017) ... Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
 2017 Beauty and the Beast
Lumière
 2017 Czerwony punkt (Short)
Brown
 2017 T2 Trainspotting
Renton
 2017 Now You See It (Short)
Voiceover (voice)
 2016 American Pastoral
Swede Levov
 2016 Our Kind of Traitor
Perry
 2015 Jane Got a Gun
John Bishop
 2015 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens
Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Miles Ahead
Dave Braden
 2015 Doll & Em (TV Series)
Ewan
- Episode #2.4 (2015) ... Ewan
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... Ewan
 2015 GivingTales (Video Game)
Narrator - The Little Match Girl (voice)
 2015 Last Days in the Desert
Yeshua / The Demon
 2015 Mortdecai
Martland
 2014 Son of a Gun
Brendan Lynch
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Cowboy at Fair
 2013 August: Osage County
Bill Fordham
 2013 Jack the Giant Slayer
Elmont
 2012 The Corrections (TV Movie)
Chip
 2012 The Impossible
Henry
 2011 Haywire
Kenneth
 2011 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Dr. Alfred Jones
 2011 Perfect Sense
Michael
 2010 Beginners
Oliver
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Chris (voice)
 2010 Nanny McPhee Returns
Mr. Green
 2010 The Ghost Writer
The Ghost
 2009 Amelia
Gene Vidal
 2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats
Bob Wilton
 2009 Angels & Demons
Camerlengo Patrick McKenna
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris
Phillip Morris
 2008/I Deception
Jonathan McQuarry
 2008 Incendiary
Jasper Black
 2007 Cassandra's Dream
Ian Blaine
 2006 Miss Potter
Norman Warne
 2005/I Stay
Dr. Sam Foster
 2005 The Island
Lincoln Six Echo / Tom Lincoln
 2005 Valiant
Valiant (voice)
 2005 Robots
Rodney Copperbottom (voice)
 2003 Big Fish
Ed Bloom - Young
 2003 Young Adam
Joe Taylor
 2003 Down with Love
Catcher Block
 2002 Solid Geometry (TV Short)
Phil
 2001 Black Hawk Down
Grimes
 2001 Moulin Rouge!
Christian
 2000 Anno Domini (Short)
The Stranger
 2000 Nora
James Joyce
 1999 Eye of the Beholder
Eye
 1999 Rogue Trader
Nick Leeson
 1999 Desserts (Short)
Stroller
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Ewan McGregor
 1998 Little Voice
Billy
 1998 Velvet Goldmine
Curt Wild
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary
Robert Lewis
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
Meneer Chrome
 1997 Nightwatch
Martin Bells
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Duncan Stewart
- The Long Way Around (1997) ... Duncan Stewart
 1996 Brassed Off
Andy
 1996 Emma
Frank Churchill
 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
 1996 Trainspotting
Renton
 1995 Blue Juice
Dean Raymond
 1995 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
David Robert Armstrong
- Nothing But the Truth (1995) ... David Robert Armstrong
 1994 Shallow Grave
Alex Law
 1994 Screen One (TV Series)
Tom Clayton
- Doggin' Around (1994) ... Tom Clayton
 1994 Being Human
Alvarez
 1993 Family Style (TV Short)
Jimmie
 1993 Scarlet and Black (TV Mini-Series)
Julien Sorel
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Julien Sorel
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Julien Sorel
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Julien Sorel
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series)
Pvt. Hopper
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Pvt. Hopper
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... Pvt. Hopper
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Pvt. Hopper
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Pvt. Hopper
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Pvt. Hopper
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Narrator of 'Astronaut' (2007). A short 23-minute movie shown at the Space theatre in Leicester's National Space Centre, England. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 28 Interviews | 31 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 56 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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[on The Impossible (2012)] When the script first came to me, I wasn't sure about the idea. Would it be a disaster movie that was somehow spectacular? That would be so wrong. But as I read it, I got caught up in Maria's sense of courage. She seemed like a proper hero. Then I spoke to her and she said, no, that's not what it was about - it was all down to luck. She was really emphatic about that. ... See more »

Trivia:

Distant cousin of The Sound of Music (1965) actress Heather Menzies-Urich. See more »

Trademark:

Red hair and blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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