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Birthday: Mar 31, 1971
Place of Birth: Perth, Scotland, UK

Ewan McGregor

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.

Movie Cast Year
Young Adam Joe Taylor 2003
Big Fish Younger Ed Bloom 2003
Trainspotting Mark "Rent Boy" Renton 1996
Velvet Goldmine Curt Wild 1998
Nightwatch Martin Bells 1997
Faster Narrator 2003
Rogue Trader Nick Leeson 1999
The Ghost Writer The Ghost 2010
Stay Sam Foster 2005
A Life Less Ordinary Robert Lewis 1997
Robots Rodney Copperbottom (voice) 2005
Nora James Joyce 2000
Miss Potter Norman Warne 2006
Valiant Valiant (voice) 2005
Incendiary Jasper Black 2008
Humpback Whales Narrator (voice) 2015
The Doctor, The Tornado & The Kentucky Kid Himself - Narrator (voice) 2006
The Battle of Britain Self 2010
The Serpent's Kiss Meneer Chrome 1997
Eye of the Beholder Stephen Wilson 1999
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Dr. Alfred Jones 2012
Perfect Sense Michael 2011
Beginners Oliver Fields 2011
Jackboots on Whitehall Chris (voice) 2010
Solid Geometry Phil 2002
T2 Trainspotting Mark "Rent Boy" Renton 2017
Desserts Stroller 1999
Our Kind of Traitor Perry Makepeace 2016
Son of a Gun Brendan Lynch 2014
Killing Priscilla Himself 2000
Last Days in the Desert Jesus 2016
American Pastoral Swede Levov 2016
The Bug: Life and Times of the People's Car Himself 2016
The Island Lincoln Six Echo / Tom Lincoln 2005
Charge Narrator (voice) 2011
Red Point Brown 2017
Anno Domini The Stranger 2000
Family Style Jimmie 1993
Now You See It Voiceover (voice) 2017
The Land of Sometimes The Wish Collector 1970
Christopher Robin Christopher Robin 2018
Faster & Faster Narrator (voice) 2004
RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor Self 2018
The Cow Charlie Granger 1970
Doctor Sleep Danny Torrance 2019
Teenage Wildlife Narrator 2011
Fastest Narrator (voice) 2011
Wild Shetland: Scotland's Viking Frontier Himself - Narrator 2019
Wild Ways of the Vikings Narrator 2019
Everest George Mallory 1970
Raymond & Ray Raymond 2022
Ice Bear 2014
Obi-Wan Kenobi - the Patterson cut Obi-Wan Kenobi 2022
Moulin Rouge! Christian 2001
Black Hawk Down Spec. John Grimes 2001
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Obi-Wan Kenobi 2005
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Obi-Wan Kenobi 2002
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Obi-Wan Kenobi 1999
The Men Who Stare at Goats Bob Wilton 2009
Down with Love Catcher Block 2003
Cassandra's Dream Ian Blaine 2007
I Love You Phillip Morris Phillip Morris 2009
Deception Jonathan McQuarry 2008
The Impossible Henry Bennett 2012
Miles Ahead Dave Braden 2016
Bomber Boys Himself 2012
Zoe Cole 2018
Legacy: A Personal History of Barry Sheene Himself 2007
Angels & Demons Camerlengo Patrick McKenna 2009
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Roman Sionis / Black Mask 2020
The Birthday Cake Father Kelly 2021
A Movie Is Made For Pooh 2018
The Men of Haywire 2012
You Sing Loud, I Sing Louder 1970
Little Voice Billy 1998
Brassed Off Andy Barrow 1996
Shallow Grave Alex Law 1994
Stormbreaker Ian Rider 2006
Jack the Giant Slayer Elmont 2013
Haywire Kenneth 2011
Jane Got a Gun John Bishop 2015
Mortdecai Inspector Alistair Martland 2015
The Night Club of Your Dreams: The Making of 'Moulin Rouge' 2001
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Sebastian J. Cricket (voice) 2022
Emma Frank Churchill 1996
Amelia Gene Vidal 2009
Blue Juice Dean Raymond 1995
Spooks & Creeps Stroller ("Desserts") 2004
Within a Minute: The Making of Episode III Himself/Obi-Wan Kenobi 2005
Doggin' Around Tom Clayton 1994
Gina Carano in Training 2012
Speed is Expensive: Philip Vincent and the Million Dollar Motorcycle Narrator 1970
The Pillow Book Jerome 1996
The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001
August: Osage County Bill Fordham 2013
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Billy 2006
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Rory Green 2010
Beauty and the Beast Lumière 2017
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Self / Obi-Wan Kenobi 2002
Gimme Danger Curt Wild (archive footage) 2016
Being Human Alvarez 1994
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Self 2001
The Story of Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive footage) 2004
A Million Ways to Die in the West Cowboy at Fair 2014
Muse of Fire Himself 2013
Welcome to Hollywood Ewan McGregor 1998
And the Winner Isn't Self 2017
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice) (uncredited) 2015
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice) 2019
Series Cast Year
Soccer Aid 2006
Lipstick on Your Collar Private Hopper 1993
Long Way Down Himself 2007
Top Gear Himself 2002
The View Self 1997
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992
Long Way Round Himself 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Self - Guest 1993
Nature Himself - Host 1982
Soccer AM 1995
Doll & Em Ewan 2014
This Morning Self 1988
Tales from the Crypt 1989
TFI Friday 1996
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2002
The Early Show Self 1999
American Idol Self 2002
ER Duncan Stewart 1994
Race to Dakar Himself 2006
Justin Lee Collins: Good Times 2010
Scarlet and Black Julien Sorel 1993
Pop Idol 2001
Doll & Em Sleazy Ewan McGregor 2014
Kavanagh Q.C. David Robert Armstrong 1995
Fargo Emmit Stussy / Ray Stussy 2014
An Audience with... Self 1978
Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart Himself - Narrator (voice) 2016
Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission Self 2012
Karaoke Young Man 1996
Goldene Kamera Verleihung Self 1966
The Graham Norton Show Self 2007
Obi-Wan Kenobi Obi-Wan Kenobi 2022
Buenas noches y Buenafuente Himself - Interviewee 2012
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Halston Halston 2021
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
Long Way Up Self 2020
Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003
Stormborn 2020
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014
Conan Self 2010
Staged Ewan 2020
The Jay Leno Show Self 2009
A Little Late with Lilly Singh Self 2019
Hebrides: Islands on the Edge Narrator 2013
Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury Narrator 2021
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Self 1996
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Self 2005
Bomber Boys self cast 2012
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Self - Guest 1988
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014
The Last Movie Stars Self 2022
The Late Late Show with James Corden Self 2015
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