Ewan McGregor





Ewan McGregor


Born
in Perth, Scotland, The United Kingdom
March 31, 1971

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Ewan McGregor first came to notice in the film Shallow Grave. Since then he has appeared in more than thirty films, playing Renton in Trainspotting and Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars episodes one to three. Other films include: Velvet Goldmine, Little Voice, Moulin Rouge!, Black Hawk Down, Young Adam and Big Fish. Ewan has also appeared on stage in London, tracked polar bears in the Canadian High Arctic and spent ten days in the Honduran jungle, surviving on insects and his wits.

He rides an MV Agusta F45 and a KTM Duke (motor bikes), and lives in London with his wife, Eve, and two daughters, Clara and Esther.

Average rating: 3.90 · 11,763 ratings · 594 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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“I fight cynicism. It`s too easy. It`s really boring. It`s much harder to be positive and see the wonder of everything. Cynicism is a bunch of people who aren`t as talented as other people, knocking them because they make them feel even more untalented.”
Ewan McGregor

“I was with a friend of mine recently who was dying and while he was lying there with his family around his bed, I just knew that was it, that was the best you can hope for in life - to have your family and the people who love you around you at the end.”
Ewan McGregor

“A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned.”
Ewan McGregor

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