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Ewan McGregor
McGregor at the Stormbreaker premiere in July 2006
Ewan Gordon McGregor
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Eve Mavrakis
AwardsSatellite 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. 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.


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
Incendiary Jasper Black
2009 Angels & Demons Camerlengo Patrick McKenna
I Love You Phillip Morris Phillip Morris
The Men Who Stare at Goats Bob Wilton
Amelia Gene Vidal
2010 The Ghost Writer The Ghost Writer
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Rory Green
Jackboots on Whitehall Chris
Beginners Oliver
2011 Perfect Sense Michael
Fastest Narrator, Voice
Haywire Kenneth
2012 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Dr. Alfred Jones
The Impossible Henry
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer Elmont
August: Osage County Bill Fordham




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