Ewan Gordon McGregor is a famous Scottish actor, known for his art house films as well as the mainstream roles in “Moulin Rouge”, “Big Fish” and “Star Wars” Trilogy. He was born on 31st March, 1971 and started his acting career in 1993. Empire Magazine ranked Ewan McGregor at 36 of the “List of the Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” in 1997, which is a testimony to his successful acting career.

Early Career

Swan McGregor started his acting career in 1993, appearing a TV serial titled “Lipstick on Your Collar”, in the same year he earned a role in BBC-adaptation of “Scarlet and Black” alongside Rachel Weisz. In 1994, he earned critical acclaim and Empire Award for the movie titled “Shallow Grave”, which paved his way for international film debut in the movie titled “Trainspotting”.

Following a successful international film debut, Ewan McGregor earned roles in various movies including “Little Voice”, “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”, “Moulin Rouge” and “Down With Love” to name only a few. Ewan McGregor was offered the role of James Bond for the movie “Casino Royale” but he didn’t accept the offer.

Career Highlights

Ewan McGregor has won several awards in various categories, which stand out as his best career achievements. These include Empire Award in the category for best British Actor in 1994, 1996 and 1997. He has won BAFTA Scotland Award, an MTV Movie Award, London Film Critics’ Circle Award and many others for his brilliant performance in various movies.

Top Ten Movies of Ewan McGregor

  • Shallow Grave
  • Trainspotting
  • Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Little Voice
  • Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
  • Young Adam
  • Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
  • Christopher Robin
  • Doctor Sleep

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