Ewan McGregor

Biography: Ewan was born in March, 1971, in Crieff, Perthshire, just north of Edinburgh to James and Carol, who were both teachers. He has an older brother, Colin, who is an RAF pilot. His mother now acts as his official spokesperon, and deals with his personal appearances and fan mail. As a child, he enjoyed swimming, sub-aqua diving, playing drums, guitar, French Horn and riding. His enjoyment of singing and music took him into a band at 15, the Scarlet Pride. His uncle, Denis Lawson. appeared in the orignal three Star Wars, and this was ann inspairation to Ewan to try acting. When he was 16 years old, he studied at Fife College Of Further And Higher Education at Kirkcaldy, and while doing so, he worked as a stage hand at the Perth Repertory Theatre. During the years 1989-92 He attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and one of his contemporaries there was Daniel Craig.. Early in 1988 he madean uncredited appearance in the play Pravda. Immediately after graduation he got a big role in the TV series Lipstick On Your Collar. He met his wife, Eve Mavrakis on Kavanagh QC.. They have two daughters; Esther Rose, born on November 7th 2001, and Clara Mathilde, born in February, 1996. In 2006, they adopted a 4-year-girl from Mongolia, Jamiyan. Expand

Ewan McGregor's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 83 Trainspotting
Lowest Metascore: 29 Eye of the Beholder
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 40
  2. Negative: 4 out of 40
40 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 Moulin Rouge! May 18, 2001 Christian 8.7
70 Nora May 4, 2001 Co-Producer / James Joyce 9.0
29 Eye of the Beholder Jan 28, 2000 Stephen Wilson 4.7
51 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Obi-Wan Kenobi 5.9
68 Little Voice Dec 4, 1998 Billy 7.6
65 Velvet Goldmine Nov 6, 1998 Curt Wild 8.1
40 Nightwatch Apr 17, 1998 Martin Bells 6.4
35 A Life Less Ordinary Oct 24, 1997 Robert Lewis 6.2
64 The Pillow Book Jun 6, 1997 Jerome 9.0
60 Brassed Off May 23, 1997 Andy 8.0
64 Blue Juice Nov 15, 1996 Dean Raymond tbd
83 Trainspotting Jul 19, 1996 Renton 8.5
67 Shallow Grave Feb 10, 1995 Alex Law 7.8