Ewan McGregor is a Scottish actor, has been starred in numerous film and musical roles.
Ewan McGregor ‘s real name is Ewan Gordon McGregor born on 31 March 1971 in Perth, Scotland and was raised in nearby Crieff. His father name is James Charles Stewart “Jim” McGregor who is a retired physical education teacher and careers master at independent Morrison’s Academy in Crieff and mother name is Carol Diane whom is a retired teacher at Crieff High School and latterly deputy head teacher at Kingspark School in Dundee. He has an elder brother Colin who is a former Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force. His uncle is actor Denis Lawson and his aunt by marriage was actress Sheila Gish. He attended Morrison’s Acdemy. At the age of 16 he left the school and worked as a stagehead at Perth Theatre and studied a foundation couse in drama at Kirkcaldy College of Technology. When he was 18 years old he joined Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study drama.
He began his career when he was pursuing graduation, got a lead role in Dennis Potter’s six part Channel 4 series Lipstick on Your Collar in year 1993. Same year he was starred in BBC Adaption of Scarlet and Black with a young Rachel Weisz and made his film debut in Bill Forsyth’s Being Human. He won Empire Award for thriller role in Shallow Grave in year 1994. In 1996 he played a role in Channel 4 comedy-drama film Brassed off which was written and directed by Mark Herman. In year 1998, he played the male romantic lead role in British film Little Voice. In year 1999 -2005 he was cast as young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. In year 2001, he was starred in Moulin Rouge young poet Christian. Same year, he appeared in Ridley Scott’s war film Black Hawk Down. In year 2003, he starred in Down with Love along with Renee Zellweger.
He also portrayed the role of young Edward Bloom in Tim Burton’s film Big Fish. McGregor portrayed the principal character in Gary Chapman’s Valiant (both 2005), alongside Jim Broadbent, John Cleese, and Rick Gervais, and he played the robot Rodney Copperbottom in Robots, which also included the voices of Halle Berry and Robin Williams. Around the same time, McGregor starred alongside Scarlett Johansson in Michael Bay’s science fiction action thriller The Island, in which he played two parts, one of which was a clone of the other (2005). He also starred alongside Naomi Watts and Ryan Gosling in Marc Forster’s 2005 psychological thriller Stay.He narrated the National Space Foundation’s Fulldome production Astronaut (2006). McGregor played alongside Colin Farrell in Woody Allen’s Cassandra’s Dream (2007),, and he also acted alongside Hilary Swank in I Love You Phillip Morris and Amelia (both 2009). In Roman Polanski’s political thriller The Ghost Writer, he played “the ghost,” the unidentified main character (2010). He co-starred with Tom Hanks as Robert Landon in Ron Howard’s mystery thriller Angels & Demons (also 2009), which is based on Dan Brown’s novel of the same name and is a sequel to Howard’s The Da Vinci Code.McGregor received his second Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 2011, for his role in the British comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, directed by Lasse Hallström and co-starring Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas.
He served on the jury at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival’s Main Competition in 2012. He received the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Accolade at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, making him the youngest recipient of the award. In the same year, he co-starred with Naomi Watts and Tom Holland in the disaster drama film The Impossible. August: Osage County, based on Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama of the same name, stars McGregor with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts in 2013. McGregor appears opposite Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany in the action comedy Mortdecai (2015). The film was “psychotically unfunny,” according to Robbie Collin of The Daily Telegraph. With American Pastoral (2016), he made his directorial debut, in which he also starred. T2 Trainspotting, in which he reprised his role as Mark Renton, was released in 2017. In the live-action adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, directed by Bill Condon, McGregor played Lumière (originally voiced by Jerry Orbach in the 1991 animated film), alongside Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in leading roles, as well as Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson.
Filming at Shepperton Studios in London began in May 2015, and the film was released in March 2017.He subsequently went on to star in the third season of the FX anthology series Fargo (both 2017), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his dual performance as Emmit and Ray Stussy at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. In 2018, McGregor co-starred with Hayley Atwell in Christopher Robin, a live-action adaption of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh franchise directed by Marc Forster and starring as the adult version of the title character.McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new Star Wars television series set to premiere on Disney+ in 2022, according to Lucasfilm. In 2021, McGregor portrayed American fashion designer Halston in the Netflix miniseries of the same name, which was based on journalist Steven Gaines’ frank memoir Simply Halston. McGregor and Ryan Murphy were both listed as executive producers on the film.
Ewan McGregor has amazing personality.His height is 5 ft 10 inches and weight is around 74 kg. He has beautiful dark grey eyes and blonde hair color.
Ewan McGregor was previously married to Eve Mavrakis (2016 – 2017).Ewan McGregor is rumoured to have hooked up with Mélanie Laurent (2010).
Ewan McGregorestimated net worth is around $31 million. His main source of income is from acting.