|Ewan McGregor Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||March 31, 1971|
Ewan McGregor is a Scottish actor, voiceover artist, writer, and producer who has been cast in a wide range of projects and is known for playing roles such as Christian in the jukebox musical romantic drama film Moulin Rouge!, Emmit Stussy/Ray Stussy/Android Minsky’s Scientist Companion in the black comedy crime drama series Fargo, Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna in the mystery thriller film Angels & Demons, Roman Sionis/Black Mask in the DC Extended Universe superhero film Birds of Prey, SPC John Grimes in the war film Black Hawk Down, The Ghost Writer in the neo-noir political thriller film The Ghost Writer, Bill Fordham in the tragicomedy film August: Osage County, Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting and T2 Trainspotting, and Halston in the miniseries Halston. For his work in Fargo, McGregor won a Golden Globe Award for “Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television” and Critics Choice Television Award for “Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series”. He was appointed by the French government as a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of the Arts and Letters) in 2010 and he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to drama and charity.
Ewan Gordon McGregor
Los Angeles, California, United States
McGregor went to independent Morrison’s Academy.
He, then, attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Writer, Producer
- Father – James Charles Stewart “Jim” McGregor (Physical education teacher)
- Mother – Carole Diane (née Lawson) (Teacher and school administrator)
- Siblings – Colin McGregor (Older Brother) (Former Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force)
- Others – James Peter McGregor (Paternal Grandfather), Isabella McMillan Clark McIndoe (Paternal Grandmother), Laurence Lawson (Maternal Grandfather), Phyllis/Phyliss Neno Stamper (Maternal Grandmother)
He has been signed to United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
In 2020, his net worth was $25 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
74 kg or 163 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ewan McGregor has dated –
- Eve Mavrakis (1994-2017) – Ewan commenced dating French production designer, Eve Mavrakis in 1994 and married her on July 22, 1995, in a French village. He met her when he was filming a guest appearance for the show “Kavanagh QC” in 1994. The couple now has 4 daughters – Clara Mathilde McGregor (born – February 1996), Esther Rose McGregor (born – November 2001), Jamyan McGregor (born – June 2001 in Mongolia; adopted in April 2006), and Annouk McGregor (born – January 2011; adopted).
- Mélanie Laurent (2010) – He was rumored to have had an encounter with the French actress, Melanie Laurent in January 2010.
- Mary Elizabeth Winstead (2017-Present) – Ewan met actress and singer, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, on the set of the TV series, Fargo. They started dating in 2017 after his split from Eve Mavrakis. In 2021, the couple had welcomed their first child together, a boy named Laurie. It was announced by Ewan’s daughter Clara McGregor on June 27, 2021, on Instagram. In April 2022, it was reported that the couple had secretly tied the knot.
Race / Ethnicity
Ewan McGregor is of Scottish and German descent.
- Scottish accent
- Mischievous smile
- Had a mole mark on the forehead (But, he got it removed via surgery along with another cancerous mole, below his eye, in 2008)
- Has a tattoo on his right arm
His shoe size is speculated to be 9½.
He has also appeared in commercials on Citroen DS5 Hybrid car, Davidoff Adventure cologne and others.
In February 2022, Ewan appeared in Expedia’s “Super Bowl” commercial.
Best Known For
Playing Mark Renton in the drama Trainspotting (1996), Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005).
In 1994, he appeared in an epic fantasy drama film Being Human for his role as Alvarez.
First TV Show
In 1993, McGregor appeared in 6 episodes in a British television show Lipstick on Your Collar for his role as PTE Mick Hopper.
Ewan McGregor Facts
- He is close friends with actor Jude Law. They were formerly roommates.
- Ewan was born at 3:45 PM CET.
- He is nearsighted.
- Ewan was born in Royal Infirmary (hospital) in Scotland.
- He has a tattoo on his right arm of a heart and a dagger on which the names of his wife and daughters are written.
- In the 2013 New Year Honours, Ewan was appointed as the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to drama and charity.
- He is a motorcyclist since his youth.
- He has sung alongside Nicole Kidman in the 2001 film Moulin Rouge!
- During the 2021 Emmy Awards, he received the award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie” for his role in Halston.