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
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.
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Ewan McGregor's Scores

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  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 83 Trainspotting
Lowest Metascore: 27 Mortdecai
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 43
  2. Negative: 5 out of 43
43 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
57 Faster Apr 23, 2004 Narrator 9.0
52 Down with Love May 9, 2003 Catcher Block 8.9
60 Brassed Off May 23, 1997 Andy 8.7
41 Stay Oct 21, 2005 Dr. Sam Foster 8.6
58 Big Fish Dec 10, 2003 Ed Bloom - Young 8.6
49 Cassandra's Dream Jan 18, 2008 Ian 8.1
50 The Island Jul 22, 2005 Lincoln Six Echo/Tom Lincoln 7.7
57 Miss Potter Dec 29, 2006 Norman Warne 7.2
58 August: Osage County Dec 25, 2013 Bill Fordham / Bill Fordham 7.0
55 Perfect Sense Feb 3, 2012 Michael 6.9
58 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Mar 9, 2012 Fred Jones / Fred Jones 6.6
48 Son of a Gun Jan 23, 2015 Brendan / Brendan Lynch 6.4
54 The Men Who Stare at Goats Nov 6, 2009 Bob Wilton 6.3
48 Angels & Demons May 15, 2009 Camerlengo Patrick McKenna 6.2
51 Jack the Giant Slayer Mar 1, 2013 Cast / Elmont 6.1
53 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Obi-Wan Kenobi 6.0
51 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Obi-Wan Kenobi 5.9
45 Valiant Aug 19, 2005 Valiant 5.3
52 Nanny McPhee Returns Aug 20, 2010 Mr. Green / Rory Green 5.0
42 Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Oct 13, 2006 Ian Rider 4.8
40 Nightwatch Apr 17, 1998 Martin Bells 1.0