Ewan McGregor

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Ewan McGregor

McGregor at the Stormbreaker premiere in July 2006
Born Ewan Gordon McGregor
March 31, 1971 (1971-03-31) (age 43)
Crieff, Scotland
Years active 1993–present
Spouse Eve Mavrakis
Awards Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2001 Moulin Rouge!

Ewan Gordon McGregor (born 31 March 1971) is a Scottish actor who has had a lot of success in both mainstream and indie movies. He is ranked #36 in Empire magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.[source?] He is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in Danny Boyle's Trainspotting, his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy of Star Wars, and his motorcycle adventures with friend Charley Boorman.

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Year Title Role Notes
1993 Being Human Alvarez
1994 Shallow Grave Alex Law Won: Best British Actor - Empire Award
1995 Blue Juice Dean Raymond
1996 Trainspotting Mark Renton Won: Best Actor In A Leading Role -Scottish BAFTA Awards

Won: Best British Actor - Empire Awards Won: British Actor of the Year - ALFS Awards Nominated: Best Breakthrough Performance - MTV Award

The Pillow Book Jerome
Emma Frank Churchill
Brassed Off Andy
1997 Nightwatch Martin Bells
The Serpent's Kiss Meneer Chrome
A Life Less Ordinary Robert Lewis Won: Best British Actor - Empire Awards

Nominated: Best Dance Sequence (shared with Cameron Diaz) - MTV Movie Award

1998 Desserts Stroller


Velvet Goldmine Curt Wild
Little Voice Billy Nominated: Outstanding Performance by a Cast (shared with Annette Badland Brenda Blethyn Jim Broadbent Michael Caine Jane Horrocks Philip Jackson - Screen Actors Guild Awards
1999 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Obi-Wan Kenobi Nominated: Best Supporting Actor - Saturn Award

Nominated: Favorite Actor; Action/Science Fiction - Blockbuster Entertainment Award Nominated: Best Fight (shared with Liam Neeson and Ray Park) - MTV Movie Award

Rogue Trader Nick Leeson
Eye of the Beholder Stephen Wilson
2000 Nora James Joyce Nominated: Best Actor - Irish movie and Television Awards
2001 Moulin Rouge! Christian Nominated: Best Actor In A Leading Role, Comedy Or Musical - Golden Globes

Won: Best British Actor - Empire Awards Nominated: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Australian movie Institute (AFI) Awards Nominated: Best Actor; Male - movie Critics Circle of Australia Awards Won: British Actor of the Year - ALFS Award Won: Best Musical Sequence (shared with Nicole Kidman) - MTV Movie Award Nominated: Best Kiss (shared with Nicole Kidman) - MTV Movie Award Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical - Golden Satellite Award Nominated: Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture (shared with Jim Broadbent Nicole Kidman John Leguizamo Richard Roxburgh - Screen Actors Guild Awards

Black Hawk Down SPC John Grimes Nominated: Best Acting Ensemble (shared with Eric Bana Ewen Bremner William Fichtner Josh Hartnett Jason Isaacs Sam Shepard Tom Sizemore) - Phoenix movie Critics Society Awards
2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan Kenobi
2003 Down with Love Catcher Block
Young Adam Joe Taylor Won: Best Actor In A Leading Role - Scottish BAFTA Awards

Nominated: Best Actor - British Independent movie Award Nominated: Best British Actor - Empire Awards

Faster Narrator (voice)
Big Fish Young Edward Bloom
2005 Robots Rodney Copperbottom (voice)
Valiant Valiant (voice)
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Obi-Wan Kenobi Nominated: Best Fight - MTV Movie Awards (shared with Hayden Christensen)

Nominated: Best Hero - MTV Movie Awards

The Island Lincoln Six Echo/Tom Lincoln
Stay Sam Foster
2006 Scenes of a Sexual Nature Billy
Miss Potter Norman Warne
Stormbreaker Ian Rider
2007 Cassandra's Dream Ian
2008 The List Jonathan completed
Incendiary Jasper Black completed
Jackboots on Whitehall Chris (voice) post-production
I, Lucifer Declan Gunn pre-production
Number 13 pre-production
The Great Pretender Leslie Grangely / Bonnie Prince Charlie on hold

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