Ewan McGregor

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Ewan McGregor

McGregor in 2016
Ewan Gordon McGregor

(1971-03-31) 31 March 1971 (age 53)
Alma materGuildhall School of Music and Drama
Years active1993–present
Height177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Eve Mavrakis
(m. 1995; div. 2020)

RelativesDenis Lawson (uncle)
AwardsFull list

Ewan Gordon McGregor OBE (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 played the lead role in Danny Boyle's Trainspotting, Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy of Star Wars, and in his motorcycle adventures with friend Charley Boorman.

McGregor starred as Christopher Robin in the 2018 Disney movie Christopher Robin. He also starred as the villain Black Mask in the 2020 DCEU movie Birds of Prey.

McGregor lives in Los Angeles, California. He also has a home in North London, England.

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Year Title Role Director Notes
1994 Being Human Alvarez Bill Forsyth
Shallow Grave Alex Law Danny Boyle
1995 Blue Juice Dean Raymond Carl Prechezer
1996 Trainspotting Mark Renton Danny Boyle
The Pillow Book Jerome Peter Greenaway
Emma Frank Churchill Douglas McGrath
Brassed Off Andy Barrow Mark Herman
1997 Nightwatch Martin Bells Ole Bornedal
The Serpent's Kiss Meneer Chrome Philippe Rousselot
A Life Less Ordinary Robert Lewis Danny Boyle
1998 Velvet Goldmine Curt Wild Todd Haynes
Little Voice Billy Mark Herman
1999 Desserts Stroller Jeff Stark Short film
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Obi-Wan Kenobi George Lucas
Rogue Trader Nick Leeson James Dearden
Eye of the Beholder Stephen Wilson/The Eye Stephan Elliott
2000 Nora James Joyce Pat Murphy
2001 Moulin Rouge! Christian Baz Luhrmann
Black Hawk Down SPC John Grimes Ridley Scott
2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan Kenobi George Lucas
Solid Geometry Phil Denis Lawson
2003 Down with Love Catcher Block Peyton Reed
Young Adam Joe Taylor David Mackenzie
Faster Narrator Mark Neale Voice
Big Fish Edward Bloom (young) Tim Burton
2005 Logan Swan Logan Swan
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Obi-Wan Kenobi George Lucas
Valiant Valiant Gary Chapman Voice
The Island Lincoln Six Echo / Tom Lincoln Michael Bay
Stay Dr. Sam Foster Marc Forster
2006 Stormbreaker Ian Rider Geoffrey Sax
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Billy Ed Blum
Miss Potter Norman Warne Chris Noonan
2007 Cassandra's Dream Ian Blane Woody Allen
2008 Incendiary Jasper Black Sharon Maguire
Deception Jonathan McQuarry Marcel Langenegger
2009 Angels & Demons Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna Ron Howard
I Love You Phillip Morris Phillip Morris John Requa
Glenn Ficarra
The Men Who Stare at Goats Bob Wilton Grant Heslov
Amelia Gene Vidal Mira Nair
2010 The Ghost Writer The Ghost Writer Roman Polanski Alternative title: The Ghost
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Rory Green Susanna White
Jackboots on Whitehall Chris The McHenry Brothers Voice
Beginners Oliver Fields Mike Mills
2011 Perfect Sense Michael David Mackenzie
Fastest Narrator Mark Neale Voice
Haywire Kenneth Steven Soderbergh
2012 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Dr. Alfred Jones Lasse Hallström
The Impossible Henry Bennett J. A. Bayona
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer Elmont Bryan Singer
August: Osage County Bill Fordham John Wells
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Cowboy at Fair Seth MacFarlane Cameo
Son of a Gun Brendan Lynch Julius Avery
2015 Mortdecai Inspector Alistair Martland David Koepp
Last Days in the Desert Yeshua / Satan Rodrigo García
Miles Ahead Dave Brill Don Cheadle
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Obi-Wan Kenobi
J. J. Abrams Cameo
2016 Jane Got a Gun John Bishop Gavin O'Connor
Our Kind of Traitor Peregrine "Perry" Makepeace Susanna White
American Pastoral Seymour "Swede" Levov Himself Also director
2017 T2 Trainspotting Mark Renton Danny Boyle
Beauty and the Beast Lumière Bill Condon
2018 Zoe Cole Drake Doremus
Christopher Robin Christopher Robin Marc Forster
2019 Doctor Sleep Danny Torrance Mike Flanagan
2020 Birds of Prey Roman Sionis / Black Mask Cathy Yan

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