Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 31-03-1971
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Perth, Scotland, UK
  • Also Known As:

    إيوان مكريغور
    이완 맥그리거

  • Popularity: 7.06
  • Homepage: http://ewanmcgregor.net/


Ewan Gordon McGregor was born 31 March 1971 in Crieff, Scotland. At 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. McGregor studied drama for a year at Kirkcaldly in Fife, then enrolled at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama for a three-year course. He studied alongside Daniel Craig and Alistair McGowan among others, and left right before graduating after snagging the role of Private Mick Hopper in Dennis Potter's 1993 six-part Channel 4 series "Lipstick on Your Collar" (1993). His first notable role was that of Alex Law in Shallow Grave (1994), directed by Danny Boyle, written by John Hodge and produced by Andrew MacDonald. This was followed by The Pillow Book (1996) and Trainspotting (1996), the latter of which brought him to the public's attention. He is now one of the most critically acclaimed actors of his generation, and portrays Obi-wan Kenobi in the first three Star Wars episodes. McGregor has two daughters (Clara Mathilde and Esther Rose) with French production designer Eve Mavrakis, whom he met while working on the TV show "Kavanagh QC" (1995) and later married. McGregor filed for divorce in 2018. McGregor has a production company with friends Jonny Lee Miller, Sean Pertwee, Jude Law and Sadie Frost. Called Natural Nylon, they aim to make innovative films that do not conform to Hollywood standards.




Year Movie Character
2003 Young Adam as Joe Taylor
2003 Big Fish as Younger Ed Bloom
1996 Trainspotting as Mark "Rent Boy" Renton
1998 Velvet Goldmine as Curt Wild
1997 Nightwatch as Martin Bells
2003 Faster as Narrator
1999 Rogue Trader as Nick Leeson
2010 The Ghost Writer as The Ghost
2005 Stay as Sam Foster
1997 A Life Less Ordinary as Robert Lewis
2005 Robots as Rodney Copperbottom (voice)
2000 Nora as James Joyce
2006 Miss Potter as Norman Warne
2005 Valiant as Valiant (voice)
2008 Incendiary as Jasper Black
2006 The Doctor, The Tornado & The Kentucky Kid as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2010 The Battle of Britain as Himself
1997 The Serpent's Kiss as Meneer Chrome
1999 Eye of the Beholder as Stephen Wilson
2012 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen as Dr. Alfred Jones
2011 Perfect Sense as Michael
2011 Beginners as Oliver Fields
2010 Jackboots on Whitehall as Chris (voice)
2002 Solid Geometry as Phil
2017 T2 Trainspotting as Mark "Rent Boy" Renton
1999 Desserts as Stroller
2016 Our Kind of Traitor as Perry Makepeace
2014 Son of a Gun as Brendan Lynch
2016 American Pastoral as Swede Levov
2017 Red Point as Brown
2005 The Island as Lincoln Six Echo / Tom Lincoln
2011 Charge as Narrator (voice)
2018 Christopher Robin as Christopher Robin
2004 Faster & Faster as Narrator (voice)
2019 Doctor Sleep as Danny Torrance
2011 Fastest as Narrator (voice)
2001 Moulin Rouge! as Christian
2001 Black Hawk Down as Spec. John Grimes
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace as Obi-Wan Kenobi
2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones as Obi-Wan Kenobi
2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith as Obi-Wan Kenobi
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats as Bob Wilton
2003 Down with Love as Catcher Block
2007 Cassandra's Dream as Ian Blaine
2009 I Love You Phillip Morris as Phillip Morris
2008 Deception as Jonathan McQuarry
2015 Humpback Whales as Narrator (voice)
2012 The Impossible as Henry Bennett
2011 Haywire as Kenneth
2016 Miles Ahead as Dave Braden
2000 Killing Priscilla as Himself
2016 Last Days in the Desert as Jesus
2018 Zoe as Cole
2016 The Bug: Life and Times of the People's Car as Himself
2017 Now You See It as Voiceover (voice)
2009 Angels & Demons as Camerlengo Patrick McKenna
1993 Family Style as Jimmie
2000 Anno Domini as The Stranger
1970 The Land of Sometimes as The Wish Collector
2018 RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor as Himself
1970 The Cow as Charlie Granger
2011 Teenage Wildlife as Narrator
2020 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) as Roman Sionis / Black Mask
2019 Wild Shetland: Scotland's Viking Frontier as Himself - Narrator
2019 Wild Way of the Vikings as Narrator
1998 Little Voice as Billy
1996 Brassed Off as Andy Barrow
1994 Shallow Grave as Alex Law
2006 Stormbreaker as Ian Rider
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer as Elmont
2015 Jane Got a Gun as John Bishop
2015 Mortdecai as Inspektor Alistair Martland
2012 Bomber Boys as Himself
2007 Legacy: A Personal History of Barry Sheene as Himself
1996 Emma as Frank Churchill
2009 Amelia as Gene Vidal
1995 Blue Juice as Dean Raymond
2005 Within a Minute: The Making of Episode III as Himself/Obi-Wan Kenobi
2013 August: Osage County as Bill Fordham
2001 The Night Club of Your Dreams: The Making of 'Moulin Rouge'
2020 The Making of Doctor Sleep - A New Vision as Himself
1996 The Pillow Book as Jerome
2004 Spooks & Creeps as Stroller ("Desserts")
2001 The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' as Himself
1994 Doggin' Around as Tom Clayton
1970 Pinocchio as Cricket (voice)
2003 The Essence of Combat: Making ‘Black Hawk Down’ as Himself
2020 Return to the Overlook as Himself
2006 Scenes of a Sexual Nature as Billy
1970 The Birthday Cake as Father Kelly
2010 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang as Rory Green
2017 Beauty and the Beast as Lumière
2002 From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' as Himself/Obi-Wan Kenobi
1994 Being Human as Alvarez
2016 Gimme Danger as Curt Wild (archive footage)
2001 R2-D2: Beneath the Dome as Self
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West as Cowboy at Fair
2013 Muse of Fire as Himself
2004 The Story of Star Wars as Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive footage)
1998 Welcome to Hollywood as Ewan McGregor
2017 And the Winner Isn't as Himself
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice) (uncredited)
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice)
1999 Tube Tales
2016 American Pastoral
2000 Nora
Photo Name Department
2006 Soccer Aid (2 episode)
1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (6 episode) as Private Hopper
2007 Long Way Down (6 episode) as Himself
2002 Top Gear (2 episode) as Himself
1997 The View (2 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2 episode)
2004 Long Way Round (7 episode) as Himself
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode) as Himself
1982 Nature (1 episode) as Himself - Host
1995 Soccer AM (1 episode)
2014 Doll & Em (1 episode) as Ewan
1988 This Morning (1 episode)
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1996 TFI Friday (1 episode)
2002 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (1 episode)
1999 The Early Show (1 episode)
2002 American Idol (1 episode)
1994 ER (1 episode) as Duncan Stewart
2006 Race to Dakar (7 episode) as Himself
2010 Justin Lee Collins: Good Times (1 episode)
1993 Scarlet and Black (3 episode) as Julien Sorel
2001 Pop Idol (1 episode)
2014 Doll & Em (1 episode) as Sleazy Ewan McGregor
1995 Kavanagh QC (1 episode)
2014 Fargo (10 episode) as Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Himself
2016 Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart (4 episode) as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2012 Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission (0 episode) as Himself
1996 Karaoke (4 episode) as Young Man
1966 Goldene Kamera Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
2007 The Graham Norton Show (6 episode) as Self
1970 Untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi Series (1 episode) as Obi-Wan Kenobi
2012 Buenas noches y Buenafuente (1 episode) as Himself - Interviewee
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Self
2021 HALSTON (1 episode) as Halston
2014 Off Camera with Sam Jones (1 episode) as Himself
2020 Long Way Up (8 episode) as Self
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher (1 episode) as Himself
2007 Long Way Down (6 episode) Production as (Producer)
2004 Long Way Round (7 episode) Production as (Producer)
1970 Untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi Series (1 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)
2020 Long Way Up (8 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)

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