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Ewan McGregor

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Ewan McGregor

Scottish actor who has had success in mainstream, indie, and art house films add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1971.

Countries: United Kingdom (46%), United States (25%), (9%)

Main connections: Charley Boorman, Stephen Fry, Joan Collins

Linked to: Children's Hospice Association Scotland, Royal Air Force, The Scotsman, UNICEF

 

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Ewan McGregor was born in 1971 add something


1989

Bruce Payne - The series ran from 1989 to 1996, won four *awards and featured guest appearances from Daniel Craig, Tim Curry, Timothy Dalton, Jane Horrocks, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Ewan McGregor, Demi_Moore, Joe Pesci, Brad Pitt, Tim Roth, David Warner and many other notable actors and actresses


1991

K.d. lang - Lang played the lead in the 1991 drama film, "Salmonberries", and co-starred with Ewan McGregor and Ashley Judd in "Eye of the Beholder"


1992

Rachel Weisz - She appeared on the 1992 television film "Advocates II", followed by roles in the "Inspector Morse" episode "Twilight of the Gods", and the BBC's steamy period drama "Scarlet and Black", alongside Ewan McGregor


1993

In 1993, six months prior to his graduation from Guildhall, McGregor won a leading role in Dennis Potter's six-part Channel 4 series "Lipstick on Your Collar" add something

 

Crispin Bonham-Carter - Bonham-Carter starred alongside Ewan McGregor in the 1993 BBC period drama "Scarlet and Black" playing Rachel Weisz's suitor

 

Justin Chadwick - Chadwick's directorial debut was the 1993 television movie "Family Style" starring Ewan McGregor, after which he directed and performed in "Shakespeare Shorts", a series that explored the history of Shakespearean characters and presented them in key scenes from the plays in which they appeared

 

Stratford Johns - In 1993, Johns appeared in the BBC period drama "Scarlet and Black" alongside a young Ewan McGregor and Rachel Weisz


 

In 1994, McGregor earned critical praise for his performance in the thriller "Shallow Grave", for which he won an Empire award, and which marked his first collaboration with director Danny Boyle add something

 

Christopher Eccleston - He appeared in the low-budget Danny Boyle 1994 film "Shallow Grave", in which he co-starred with up-and-coming actor Ewan McGregor


1995

Ewen Bremner - In the 1995 stage version of "Trainspotting", Bremner played the lead role of Mark Renton, the role played by Ewan McGregor in the film

 

Trainspotting (film) - Pre-production began in April 1995 with Ewan McGregor cast in advance after impressing Boyle and Macdonald with his work on their previous film, "Shallow Grave"


1996

His international breakthrough followed in 1996 with the role of heroin addict Mark Renton in Boyle's "Trainspotting", an adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name add something

 

Trainspotting (film) - "'Trainspotting"' is a 1996 British-Scottish crime comedy drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen_Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald


1997

McGregor was ranked No. 36 on "Empire" magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list in 1997 add something

 

Ole Bornedal - He directed an English language remake in 1997, starring Ewan McGregor, Nick_Nolte and Patricia Arquette


1998

McGregor played the male romantic lead in the 1998 British film "Little Voice" add something

 

From November 1998 to March 1999, McGregor starred as Malcolm Scrawdyke in a production of David Halliwell's "Little Malcolm and His Struggles Against the Eunuchs", directed by his uncle, Denis Lawson add something


1999

Denis Lawson - In 1999, Lawson directed a production of "Little Malcolm & His Struggle Against the Eunuchs" which was first staged at the Hampstead Theatre before transferring to the Comedy Theatre in London's West End starring his nephew Ewan McGregor in the lead role of Malcolm Scrawdyke

 

Nick Leeson - In 1999, the book was made into a film of the same name starring Ewan McGregor and Anna Friel


2000

Karl Scully - He kick-started his career in 2000 when he played the role of Count John McCormack in the cinematic film Nora, by Pat Murphy and Gerard Stembridge, starring Ewan McGregor

 

Caroline Lavelle - Her "Home Of The Whale" track was featured in the 2000 Ewan McGregor / Ashley Judd film, "Eye Of The Beholder", and she contributed her song "Anxiety" to the soundtrack of the 2001 John Dahl movie "Roadkill"


2001

The play was first staged at the Hampstead Theatre before transferring to the Comedy Theatre in London's West End. In November 2001, McGregor made a cameo appearance in "The Play What I Wrote" add something


2003

The film was the first of several times that McGregor would appear nude on screen; he told "The Scotsman" in 2003 that audiences in the United States are "a bit worried about seeing my old chap", referring to his foreskin and the cultural influence of infant circumcision in the U.S. add something

 

Tony Randall - Elements from the plots of these films, particularly "Pillow Talk", were parodied in the 2003 comedy "Down With Love", with Renée Zellweger in the Doris Day role, Ewan McGregor in the Rock Hudson role, and David Hyde Pierce as the Tony Randall character, with Randall himself playing McGregor's Boss


2004

A keen motorcyclist since his youth, McGregor undertook a marathon international motorcycle trip with his best friend Charley Boorman and cameraman Claudio von Planta in 2004 add something

 

During the "Long Way Round" journey in 2004, McGregor and his travelling companions took time out to see some of UNICEF's work in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia, and during the "Long Way Down" trip in 2007, he and Charley Boorman did work for UNICEF in Africa add something

 

Claudio von Planta - His best known work is as the cameraman who accompanied Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on their "Long Way Round" motorcycle journey eastward from London to New York in 2004 and "Long Way Down" from Scotland to South Africa in 2007

 

John Boorman - His son Charley Boorman has a career as an actor but reached a wider audience when he and actor Ewan McGregor made a televised motorbike trip across Europe, Central Asia, Siberia, Alaska, Canada, and the Midwest USA during 2004

 

Charley Boorman - In 2004, Ewan McGregor and Boorman decided to embark on a journey taking them from London to New York, which resulted in the hit television show "Long Way Round", an international motorbike trip from London to New York via Europe and Asia


 

McGregor received the LastMinute.com award for Best Actor for his performance in 2005, and he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2007 add something

 

From June 2005 to April 2007, McGregor starred alongside Jane Krakowski, Douglas Hodge, and Jenna Russell in the original Donmar Warehouse production of "Guys and Dolls" at the Piccadilly Theatre in London add something

 

Jenna Russell - Also in 2005, she played the lead role of Sarah Brown in the West End production of "Guys and Dolls" opposite Ewan McGregor, Nigel_Harman, Sarah Lancashire, Jane Krakowski, and Nigel Lindsay

 

Douglas Hodge - Hodge appeared in the 2005 revival of "Guys and Dolls" at the Piccadilly Theatre playing Nathan Detroit opposite Ewan McGregor playing Sky Masterson

 

Michael Bay - In 2005, Bay directed "The Island", a science-fiction film starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson

 

Ryan Gosling - In 2005, Gosling appeared as a disturbed young art student in "Stay", a psychological thriller film co-starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor

 

Scarlett Johansson - In July 2005, Johansson starred, with Ewan McGregor, in Michael Bay's science fiction film, "The Island", in dual roles as Sarah Jordan and her clone, Jordan Two Delta


2006

In 2006, he narrated the Fulldome production "Astronaut", created for the National Space Centre add something

 

McGregor was reportedly offered the role of James Bond in the 2006 reboot "Casino Royale", but he turned it down because he feared becoming typecast add something

 

Emily Watson - In 2006, she took a supporting role in "Miss Potter," a biopic of children's author Beatrix Potter from "Babe" director Chris Noonan, with Ewan McGregor and Renée Zellweger, and in an adaptation of Thea Beckman's children's novel "Crusade in Jeans"

 

Franklyn - In October 2006, actor Ewan McGregor was cast as the lead in the film, which was slated to begin production in summer 2007

 

Michelle Williams (actress) - In October 2006, she signed on to play a blonde known as S, who seduces Ewan McGregor's accountant character in "Deception" , originally called "The Tourist"

 

Renee Zellweger - She produced and appeared in "Miss Potter", based on the life story of acclaimed author Beatrix Potter, with Emily Watson and Ewan McGregor, released in December 2006


2007

In 2007, McGregor starred opposite Colin Farrell in the Woody Allen film "Cassandra's Dream" add something

 

In 2007, on an episode of "Parkinson", McGregor stated that he had given up alcohol after a period where he was arguably a functioning alcoholic, and that he had not had a drink in seven years add something

 

The "Long Way Round" team reunited in 2007 for another motorcycle trip from John o' Groats in Scotland to Cape Town in South Africa add something

 

The journey, entitled "Long Way Down", lasted from 12 May until 5 August 2007 add something

 

From December 2007 to February 2008, McGregor starred as Iago in "Othello" at the Donmar Warehouse alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor as Othello and Kelly Reilly as Desdemona add something

 

Hayley Atwell - Her first feature film role was in Woody Allen's 2007 film "Cassandra's Dream", in which she took the part of a stage actress opposite Ewan McGregor and Colin Farrell

 

Jeff Gulvin - In 2007 Jeff ghosted Long Way Down, the account of a motorcycle trip from John O Groats to Cape Town , by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman

 

Chiwetel Ejiofor - In 2007, he reprised his role as Othello at the Donmar Warehouse, alongside Kelly Reilly as Desdemona, and Ewan McGregor as Iago

 

Othello - "Othello" opened at the Donmar Warehouse in London on 4 December 2007, directed by Michael Grandage, with Chiwetel Ejiofor as Othello, Ewan McGregor as Iago, Tom Hiddleston as Cassio, and Kelly Reilly as Desdemona


2008

In 2008, he had a cancerous mole removed from underneath his right eye add something

 

Nicholas Courtney - In 2008 he appeared in the film "Incendiary", as the Archbishop of Canterbury, alongside Ewan McGregor


2009

Also in 2009, he portrayed Camerlengo Patrick McKenna in "Angels & Demons", the film adaptation of Dan Brown's novel of the same name add something

 

In 2009, he co-starred with Jim Carrey in "I Love You Phillip Morris" and appeared in "Amelia" alongside Hilary Swank add something

 

McGregor hosted the annual Hollywood gala for GO Campaign in 2009 and 2010 add something

 

Jedi - The 2009 film "The Men Who Stare at Goats" stars Ewan McGregor as a reporter named Bob Wilton who follows a former soldier who claimed to be a "Jedi warrior", a nickname for psychic spies in the US military


2010

In September 2010, Charley Boorman stated that a third installment of the "Long Way" series was planned for 2011, riding from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska; this has not taken place, however add something

 

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote - On 17 May 2010, it was announced Ewan McGregor had been cast in the film


 

Seattle International Film Festival - At the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival, he was awarded with the SIFF Golden Space Needle award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting add something

 

Emily Blunt - Blunt starred in the 2011 British comedy film "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen", directed by Lasse Hallström and co-starring Ewan McGregor and Kristin Scott Thomas

 

Melanie Laurent - In 2011 she appeared opposite Ewan McGregor and Christopher Plummer in "Beginners", and in 2013 appeared in the caper film "Now You See Me"

 

Lost in La Mancha - Robert Duvall and Ewan McGregor had been confirmed, with a planned release date of 2011

 

Perfect Sense - "'Perfect Sense"', formerly known as "The Last Word", is a 2011 drama film directed by David Mackenzie and written by Kim Fupz Aakeson, starring Eva Green and Ewan McGregor

 

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - "'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"' is a 2011 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Ewan McGregor, Emily_Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked

 

The Corrections - In November 2011, it was announced that Ewan McGregor has joined the cast


2012

In 2012, he was named as a member of the Jury for the Main Competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival add something

 

McGregor appeared in a two-part BBC documentary in April 2012 entitled "Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission" in which he travels by motorbike, boat, plane and foot to deliver vaccines to children in remote parts of India, Nepal and the Republic of Congo add something

 

Karmen Pedaru - In 2012, Pedaru, alongside actor Ewan McGregor, models Ymre Stiekema and Maud Welzen appeared in a campaign for English garment manufacturer Belstaff


2013

Peter Capaldi - In 2013 Capaldi will begin filming "Born to be King" which he wrote, starring Ewan McGregor


2014

Tye Sheridan - In February 2014, he joined the cast of the new Mockingbird Pictures and Division Films, "Last Days in the Desert", directed by Rodrigo Garcia, along with Ewan McGregor, Ciarán Hinds and Ayelet Zurer

 

Last Days in the Desert - On February 5, 2014 two actors Ewan McGregor and Tye Sheridan joined the film cast, McGregor plays the dual roles of a holy man and a demon


2015

On April 21, 2015, it was announced that McGregor will play Lumiere in the live-action version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", directed by Bill Condon add something

 

Filming begins in May 2015 at Shepperton Studios in London, England add something

 

In June 2015 McGregor contributed narration to GivingTales, an app of children's fairy tales created to generate funds for Unicef add something

 

Tye Sheridan - In 2015, he appeared in the drama "Last Days in the Desert", directed by Rodrigo Garcia, along with Ewan McGregor, Ciarán Hinds, and Ayelet Zurer

 

Joan Collins - In June 2015, Collins backs children's fairytales app GivingTales in aid of UNICEF together with Sir Roger Moore, Ewan McGregor and Stephen Fry

 

Joanna Lumley - In August 2015, Lumley backs children's fairytales app GivingTales in aid of UNICEF together with Sir Roger Moore, Stephen Fry, Ewan McGregor, Dame Joan Collins and Sir Michael Caine

 

Michael Caine - In October 2015, Caine read Hans Christian Andersen's "Little Claus and Big Claus" for the children's fairytales app GivingTales in aid of UNICEF, together with Sir Roger Moore, Stephen Fry, Ewan McGregor, Dame Joan Collins and Joanna Lumley


2016

In 2016, he made his directorial debut with "American Pastoral" add something

 

Katia Elizarova - Elizarova is scheduled to make her film debut in 2016, appearing alongside Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgard in the Hollywood adaptation of the John Le Carre novel "Our Kind of Traitor", playing the role of Katia

 

Paul McKenna - In 2016, McKenna backs children's fairytales app GivingTales in aid of Unicef together with Sir Roger Moore, Stephen Fry, Ewan McGregor, Dame Joan Collins, Joanna Lumley, Sir Michael Caine, David Walliams and Charlotte Rampling

 

Charlotte Rampling - In 2016, Rampling backs children's fairytales app, GivingTales in aid of Unicef together with Sir Roger Moore, Stephen Fry, Ewan McGregor, Dame Joan Collins, Joanna Lumley, Sir Michael Caine and David Walliams

 

Our Kind of Traitor (film) - Starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie_Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis, and Alicia von Rittberg, the film was released in the United Kingdom on 13 May 2016 by Lionsgate

 

Paul McKenna - In October 2016, McKenna read Hans Christian Andersen's "It's Quite True" for the children's fairytales app GivingTales in aid of UNICEF, together with Sir Roger Moore, Stephen Fry, Ewan McGregor, Dame Joan Collins, Joanna Lumley, David Walliams and Charlotte Rampling


2017

The film is scheduled to be released in March 2017 add something

 

As of October 2017, he was estranged from his wife and dating actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead, whom he met on the set of season 3 of "Fargo" in which they starred together add something

 

Hayley Atwell - On 2 August 2017, it was announced she will star as Evelyn in Disney's live action "Winnie the Pooh" film "Christopher Robin" directed by Marc Forster, co-starring with Ewan McGregor


2018

On 19 January 2018, McGregor filed for divorce from his wife, citing irreconcilable differences add something

 

Hayley Atwell - In 2018, she starred as Evelyn Robin, the wife of the titular character in Disney's live action "Winnie the Pooh" film "Christopher Robin" directed by Marc Forster and co-starring with Ewan McGregor

 

The Shining (film) - On June 13, 2018 Ewan McGregor was confirmed as the role of an older Danny Torrance

 

Doctor Sleep (novel) - On June 13, 2018, Ewan McGregor was confirmed as the role of an older Danny Torrance