Ewan McGregor
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Ewan Gordon McGregor 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.
Overview
Ewan Gordon McGregor 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.
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Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Late Night with Seth Meyers
LIVE with Kelly and Mark
The Daily Show
The Graham Norton Show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Real Time with Bill Maher
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
ER
Teen Choice Awards
Tales from the Crypt
The Early Show
The Late Late Show with James Corden
American Idol
Soccer AM
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
The Jonathan Ross Show
A Little Late with Lilly Singh
Nature
The Jay Leno Show
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Honest Trailers
Top Gear
Doll & Em
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Last Movie Stars
A Million Ways to Die in the West
The Story of Star Wars
R2-D2: Beneath the Dome
Beauty and the Beast
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II'
Fargo
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
Star Wars: Within a Minute - The Making of Episode III
The Beginning: Making 'Episode I'
Emma
Stormbreaker
Jane Got a Gun
Black Hawk Down
Jack the Giant Slayer
Haywire
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Angels & Demons
The Impossible
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Moulin Rouge!
Down with Love
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Long Way Down
Obi Wan Kenobi - The Patterson Cut
Long Way Round
Big Fish
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return
Robots
Wild Ways of the Vikings
Stay
Christopher Robin
Long Way Up
RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor
Raymond & Ray
American Pastoral
A Gentleman in Moscow
Doctor Sleep
Trainspotting
T2 Trainspotting
Halston
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Valiant
The Ghost Writer
Beginners
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