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

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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

Ewan McGregor in the news

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'August: Osage County' Preview: Political Correctness Doesn't Live Here (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Nov 21st 2013, 7:00AM

Nov 21st 2013, 7:00AM

Box Office: How Did 'Oz the Great and Powerful' Succeed Where 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Failed?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 10th 2013, 10:43AM

Mar 10th 2013, 10:43AM

Ewan McGregor, 'Jack The Giant Slayer' Star, On 'Star Wars' And Mustaches (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Feb 27th 2013, 10:24AM

Feb 27th 2013, 10:24AM

'The Impossible' Trailer: Watch Naomi Watts And Ewan McGregor Star In New TV Spot

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Dec 12th 2012, 8:41AM

Dec 12th 2012, 8:41AM

'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen': Why You Should Take the Ewan McGregor-Emily Blunt Film Seriously

Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 2nd 2012, 10:06AM

Apr 2nd 2012, 10:06AM

Popcorn Preview: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Posted by
Leslie Sisman on Mar 22nd 2012, 2:19PM

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:19PM

Can Celebrities Get Their "Cool" Back?

Posted by
on Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17PM

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:17PM

Ewan McGregor, 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen' Star, Talks Hooking His Dog And Kristen Scott Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted by
on Mar 7th 2012, 11:42AM

Mar 7th 2012, 11:42AM

Ewan McGregor, 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen' Star, On 'Beginners' And 'The Phantom Menace'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Mar 5th 2012, 8:09AM

Mar 5th 2012, 8:09AM

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Posted by
Dan Persons on Feb 13th 2012, 6:08AM

Feb 13th 2012, 6:08AM

Ewan McGregor: 'Trainspotting' Sequel Not Happening

Posted by
on Feb 9th 2012, 6:27AM

Feb 9th 2012, 6:27AM

An Obsessive Chat About Haywire Between Mike Ryan and Hollywood.com's Matt Patches

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Jan 19th 2012, 6:01AM

Jan 19th 2012, 6:01AM

Ewan McGregor's 'Haywire' Injury: 'I Almost Broke My Friggin' Hand!'

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 19th 2012, 3:16AM

Jan 19th 2012, 3:16AM

'Haywire' Clip: Ewan McGregor And Michael Douglas Fight For Gina Carano

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 18th 2012, 10:28AM

Jan 18th 2012, 10:28AM

Ewan McGregor in Beginners: The Most Overlooked Performance of 2011

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 10th 2012, 3:10AM

Jan 10th 2012, 3:10AM

This Week in Movie History: 'Trainspotting' Smacks Moviegoers

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jul 21st 2011, 2:30PM

Jul 21st 2011, 2:30PM

'Beginners' Director Mike Mills on His Dad Coming Out, Mortality and Self-Discovery

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 17th 2011, 10:30AM

Jun 17th 2011, 10:30AM

Steven Soderbergh's 'Haywire' Gets Official Release Date

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jun 16th 2011, 12:00PM

Jun 16th 2011, 12:00PM

'Beginners' Director Mike Mills Talks About Taking on the Summer Blockbusters

Posted by
Jason Guerrasio on Jun 3rd 2011, 11:15AM

Jun 3rd 2011, 11:15AM

'Beginners' SXSW Review: I Love My Dead Gay Dad

Posted by
William Goss on Mar 22nd 2011, 5:45AM

Mar 22nd 2011, 5:45AM

Quick Hits: 'X-Men' Anime Trailer; New 'Pooh' Poster; More for 'Prometheus'

Posted by
Peter Hall on Feb 26th 2011, 8:00AM

Feb 26th 2011, 8:00AM

Early Edition: Ewan McGregor Ready to Be a 'Giant Killer'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Feb 25th 2011, 3:00AM

Feb 25th 2011, 3:00AM

Actors Who've Never Been Nominated for Oscars

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 24th 2011, 5:00AM

Feb 24th 2011, 5:00AM

'Perfect Sense' Sundance Review: An Apocalyptic Love Story

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jan 25th 2011, 11:00AM

Jan 25th 2011, 11:00AM

Where Everyone Has Gone Before #21: 'Moulin Rouge!'

Posted by
Jacob Hall on Dec 4th 2010, 1:00PM

Dec 4th 2010, 1:00PM

Exclusive: Danny Boyle Says 'Trainspotting 2' Will Happen

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 3rd 2010, 4:38PM

Dec 3rd 2010, 4:38PM

'I Love You Phillip Morris': Fact vs. Fiction

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Dec 2nd 2010, 12:15PM

Dec 2nd 2010, 12:15PM

Who'd Make the Better Princess Diana: Charlize Theron or Keira Knightley?

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 27th 2010, 12:25PM

Oct 27th 2010, 12:25PM

John Cusack Tweets About New Edgar Allan Poe Role

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 28th 2010, 11:02AM

Aug 28th 2010, 11:02AM

Jim Carrey's Gay Prison Flick is Finally Coming Out!

Posted by
William Goss on Aug 26th 2010, 12:32PM

Aug 26th 2010, 12:32PM

Review: Nanny McPhee Returns

Posted by
Joe Utichi on Aug 20th 2010, 7:15AM

Aug 20th 2010, 7:15AM

Non-Gilliam 'Don Quixote' on the Fast Track at Warner Bros.

Posted by
Perri Nemiroff on Jun 12th 2010, 7:02AM

Jun 12th 2010, 7:02AM

Jim Carrey's 'I Love You Philip Morris' Delayed Again

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jun 3rd 2010, 7:05AM

Jun 3rd 2010, 7:05AM

Ewan McGregor Joins Terry Gilliam's 'Don Quixote'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on May 19th 2010, 2:45PM

May 19th 2010, 2:45PM

Movie Casting: Ewan McGregor Books 'Don Quixote' Movie

Posted by
Andrew Scott on May 17th 2010, 11:00AM

May 17th 2010, 11:00AM

Ewan McGregor Talks Polanski, The Ghost and Quoting Star Wars

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 16th 2010, 2:37AM

Apr 16th 2010, 2:37AM

Jim Carrey's Latest Comedy? Off the Calendar Again

Posted by
William Goss on Apr 9th 2010, 3:33PM

Apr 9th 2010, 3:33PM

Jim Carrey's 'I Love You Phillip Morris' Postponed Indefinitely

Posted by
Bryan Enk on Apr 9th 2010, 6:00AM

Apr 9th 2010, 6:00AM

The Movie Stars Most Likely to Get Naked

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Mar 23rd 2010, 1:00PM

Mar 23rd 2010, 1:00PM

Their Best Role: Ewan McGregor in 'Trainspotting'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Mar 22nd 2010, 4:33PM

Mar 22nd 2010, 4:33PM

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