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

  • Movies
  • 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:
70 Nora May 4, 2001 Co-Producer / James Joyce 9.0
57 Faster Apr 23, 2004 Narrator 9.0
64 The Pillow Book Jun 6, 1997 Jerome 9.0
60 Brassed Off May 23, 1997 Andy 8.7
67 Shallow Grave Feb 10, 1995 Alex Law 8.7
64 Blue Juice Nov 15, 1996 Dean Raymond 8.7
83 Trainspotting Jul 19, 1996 Renton 8.6
66 Moulin Rouge! May 18, 2001 Christian 8.6
31 Deception Apr 25, 2008 Jonathan McQuarry 8.4
68 Little Voice Dec 4, 1998 Billy 8.4
65 Velvet Goldmine Nov 6, 1998 Curt Wild 8.4
58 Big Fish Dec 10, 2003 Ed Bloom - Young 8.4
49 Cassandra's Dream Jan 18, 2008 Ian 8.1
52 Down with Love May 9, 2003 Catcher Block 8.0
74 Black Hawk Down Dec 28, 2001 Grimes 8.0
73 The Impossible Dec 21, 2012 Henry / Henry 8.0
41 Stay Oct 21, 2005 Dr. Sam Foster 7.9
81 Beginners Jun 3, 2011 Oliver 7.7
77 The Ghost Writer Feb 19, 2010 The Ghost 7.4
68 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Obi-Wan Kenobi 7.2
57 Miss Potter Dec 29, 2006 Norman Warne 7.2
50 The Island Jul 22, 2005 Lincoln Six Echo/Tom Lincoln 7.0
58 August: Osage County Dec 25, 2013 Bill Fordham / Bill Fordham 7.0
55 Perfect Sense Feb 3, 2012 Michael 6.9
67 Young Adam Apr 16, 2004 Joe Taylor 6.8
65 I Love You Phillip Morris Dec 3, 2010 Phillip Morris 6.6
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 6.2
48 Angels & Demons May 15, 2009 Camerlengo Patrick McKenna 6.2
67 Haywire Jan 20, 2012 Principal Cast 6.2
35 A Life Less Ordinary Oct 24, 1997 Robert Lewis 6.1
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
37 Amelia Oct 23, 2009 Gene Vidal 5.9
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 5.1
42 Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker Oct 13, 2006 Ian Rider 4.8
27 Mortdecai Jan 23, 2015 Inspector Martland / Inspector Martland / Martland 3.3
29 Eye of the Beholder Jan 28, 2000 Stephen Wilson 2.0
40 Nightwatch Apr 17, 1998 Martin Bells 1.5
tbd Charge May 20, 2013 Narrator tbd
tbd Jane Got a Gun Sep 4, 2015 Colin McCann tbd
73 Last Days in the Desert TBA Jesus tbd
tbd Humpback Whales Feb 13, 2015 Narrator tbd
tbd Beauty and the Beast Mar 17, 2017 Lumiere tbd