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  • Ewan McGregor

    Born on March 31, 1971 in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

awards & nominations

August: Osage County (2013)

Ewan McGregor as "Bill Fordham"

The death and funeral of their father brings three sisters to the home of their mother, Violet (Meryl Streep), an acid-tongued, pill-popping cancer patient. Daughters Barbara (Julia Roberts), Karen (Juliette Lewis) and Ivy (Julianne Nicholson) -- along with their significant others and various other kin -- take the full brunt of their dysfunctional matriarch's venom, for Violet tells every one of them exactly what she thinks of them. Based on the play by Tracy Letts.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Impossible (2012)

Ewan McGregor as "Henry"

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

Los Premios Goya (2012) Nominated Best Supporting Actor

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

Ewan McGregor as "Dr. Alfred Jones"

Dr. Alfred Jones (Ewan McGregor) is a fisheries scientist who one day receives an unusual request: A businesswoman named Harriet Chetwode-Talbot (Emily Blunt) wants his help in fulfilling a wealthy sheik's (Amr Waked) request to bring sport fishing to Yemen. Jones declines at first, but when the British prime minister's spokeswoman latches on to the project as a way to improve Middle East relations, he joins in. Romance blooms as Jones and Harriet work to make the sheik's dream come true.

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Moulin Rouge (2001)

Ewan McGregor as "Christian"

Club Moulin Rouge - an experience you won't forget!

Golden Globe (2001) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Little Voice (1983)

Ewan McGregor as "Billy"

A London talent agent (Michael Caine) learns his girlfriend's (Brenda Blethyn) repressed daughter (Jane Horrocks) is brilliant at mimicking singers.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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