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Ewan McGregor

1971-03-31 Perth, Scotland, UK

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Ewan Gordon McGregor (born 31 March 1971) is a Scottish actor who has starred in numerous film and musical roles. His first professional role was in 1993, as a leading role in the British Channel 4 series Lipstick on Your Collar. He then achieved international fame with his portrayals of heroin addict Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017), Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005) and the Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), SPC John Grimes in Black Hawk Down (2001), young Edward Bloom in Big Fish (2003), Rodney Copperbottom in Robots (2005), Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna in Angels and Demons (2009), "the ghost" in Roman Polanski's political thriller The Ghost Writer (2010), Dr. Alfred Jones in the romantic comedy-drama Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), Lumière in the live-action adaptation of the musical romantic fantasy Beauty and the Beast (2017), the adult version of the titular character in the fantasy comedy-drama Christopher Robin (2018), the adult version of Dan Torrance in the horror film Doctor Sleep (2019), and Black Mask in the DC Extended Universe superhero film Birds of Prey (2020). In 2021, he portrayed fashion designer Halston in a Netflix miniseries Halston. In 2018, McGregor won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his dual role as brothers Ray & Emmit Stussy in the third season of FX anthology series Fargo, and received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor – Musical or Comedy for both Moulin Rouge! and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. McGregor has also starred in theatre productions of Guys and Dolls (2005–2007) and Othello (2007–2008). He was ranked number 36 on Empire magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list in 1997. In a 2004 poll for the BBC, McGregor was named the fourth most influential person in British culture.


Raymond & Ray Raymond 2022-10-20
The Birthday Cake Father Kelly 2021-06-18
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith - Seige of Mandalore Super Cut Obi-Wan Kenobi 2021-11-01
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Roman Sionis / Black Mask 2020-02-05
Doctor Sleep Danny Torrance 2019-10-30
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice) 2019-12-18
Wild Ways of the Vikings Narrator 2019-01-01
Wild Shetland: Scotland's Viking Frontier Himself - Narrator 2019-01-23
RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor Self 2018-03-25
Zoe Cole 2018-07-19
A Movie Is Made For Pooh 2018-11-02
Christopher Robin Christopher Robin 2018-08-02
Czerwony punkt Brown 2017-02-15
Now You See It Voiceover (voice) 2017-01-07
And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Beauty and the Beast Lumière 2017-03-16
T2 Trainspotting Mark "Rent Boy" Renton 2017-01-27
Our Kind of Traitor Perry Makepeace 2016-05-05
American Pastoral Swede Levov 2016-10-20
Gimme Danger Curt Wild (archive footage) 2016-10-28
Miles Ahead Dave Braden 2016-01-22
Last Days in the Desert Jesus 2016-05-13
The Bug: Life and Times of the People's Car Himself 2016-12-13
Mortdecai Inspector Alistair Martland 2015-01-21
Humpback Whales Narrator (voice) 2015-02-13
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice) (uncredited) 2015-12-15
Jane Got a Gun John Bishop 2015-12-31
Son of a Gun Brendan Lynch 2014-10-16
A Million Ways to Die in the West Cowboy at Fair 2014-05-22
Ice Bear 2014-01-01
Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
August: Osage County Bill Fordham 2013-12-26
Jack the Giant Slayer Elmont 2013-02-27
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Dr. Alfred Jones 2012-03-09
The Impossible Henry Bennett 2012-09-09
Gina Carano in Training 2012-05-01
The Men of Haywire 2012-05-01
Bomber Boys Himself 2012-02-05
Teenage Wildlife Narrator 2011-10-17
Charge Narrator (voice) 2011-12-10
Fastest Narrator (voice) 2011-09-20
Perfect Sense Michael 2011-09-29
Haywire Kenneth 2011-11-01
Beginners Oliver Fields 2011-06-09
The Battle of Britain Self 2010-09-19
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Rory Green 2010-03-26
The Ghost Writer The Ghost 2010-02-12
Jackboots on Whitehall Chris (voice) 2010-10-08
Angels & Demons Camerlengo Patrick McKenna 2009-05-13
I Love You Phillip Morris Phillip Morris 2009-01-18
The Men Who Stare at Goats Bob Wilton 2009-10-17
Amelia Gene Vidal 2009-10-22
Deception Jonathan McQuarry 2008-04-24
Incendiary Jasper Black 2008-01-20
Legacy: A Personal History of Barry Sheene Himself 2007-03-15
Cassandra's Dream Ian Blaine 2007-06-18
Stormbreaker Ian Rider 2006-07-21
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Billy 2006-11-03
Miss Potter Norman Warne 2006-12-03
The Doctor, The Tornado & The Kentucky Kid Himself - Narrator (voice) 2006-07-18
Valiant Valiant (voice) 2005-03-25
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Obi-Wan Kenobi 2005-05-17
Robots Rodney Copperbottom (voice) 2005-03-10
Stay Sam Foster 2005-09-24
Within a Minute: The Making of Episode III Himself/Obi-Wan Kenobi 2005-11-01
The Island Lincoln Six Echo / Tom Lincoln 2005-07-21
The Story of Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Faster & Faster Narrator (voice) 2004-11-20
Spooks & Creeps Stroller ("Desserts") 2004-10-26
Faster Narrator 2003-05-15
Big Fish Younger Ed Bloom 2003-12-25
Down with Love Catcher Block 2003-05-08
Young Adam Joe Taylor 2003-09-26
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan Kenobi 2002-05-15
Solid Geometry Phil 2002-11-28
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Self / Obi-Wan Kenobi 2002-11-12
The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001-10-16
The Night Club of Your Dreams: The Making of 'Moulin Rouge' 2001-05-01
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Self 2001-11-25
Black Hawk Down Spec. John Grimes 2001-12-28
Moulin Rouge! Christian 2001-05-24
Anno Domini The Stranger 2000-01-01
Killing Priscilla Himself 2000-06-02
Nora James Joyce 2000-04-05
Eye of the Beholder Stephen Wilson 1999-09-04
Rogue Trader Nick Leeson 1999-06-25
Desserts Stroller 1999-07-03
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Obi-Wan Kenobi 1999-05-19
Welcome to Hollywood Ewan McGregor 1998-10-01
Little Voice Billy 1998-11-05
Velvet Goldmine Curt Wild 1998-10-23
Nightwatch Martin Bells 1997-01-31
A Life Less Ordinary Robert Lewis 1997-10-24
The Serpent's Kiss Meneer Chrome 1997-05-14
Trainspotting Mark "Rent Boy" Renton 1996-02-23
Brassed Off Andy Barrow 1996-11-01
Emma Frank Churchill 1996-08-02
The Pillow Book Jerome 1996-10-11
Blue Juice Dean Raymond 1995-09-15
Shallow Grave Alex Law 1994-12-22
Being Human Alvarez 1994-05-06
Doggin' Around Tom Clayton 1994-10-16
Family Style Jimmie 1993-01-01
Everest George Mallory
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Sebastian J. Cricket (voice)
You Sing Loud, I Sing Louder
Speed is Expensive: Philip Vincent and the Million Dollar Motorcycle Narrator
The Cow Charlie Granger
The Land of Sometimes The Wish Collector