61 Facts About Ewan McGregor

1. In 2011, Ewan McGregor starred in the British comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen directed by Lasse Hallstrom and co-starring Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas, for which his performance nabbed a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination.

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2. In 2011, Ewan McGregor starred in the British comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen directed by Lasse Hallstrom and co-starring Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas, for which his performance nabbed a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination.

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3. Ewan McGregor was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to drama and charity.

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4. Ewan McGregor hosted the annual Hollywood gala for GO Campaign in 2009 and 2010.

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5. In 1994, Ewan McGregor performed in the thriller Shallow Grave, for which he won an Empire Award, and which marked his first collaboration with director Danny Boyle.

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6. Ewan McGregor was ranked No 36 on Empire magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list in 1997.

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7. Ewan McGregor has starred in theatre productions of Guys and Dolls and Othello.

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8. Ewan McGregor was born in Perth, Scotland and brought up in Crieff.

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9. Ewan McGregor is the Officer of the Order of the British Empire, which was awarded to him in 2013 for his services to drama and charity.

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10. In 1994, Ewan McGregor met the film director Danny Boyle to work on the film Shallow Grave.

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11. Ewan McGregor has an older brother, who used to be a pilot in the Royal Air Force.

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12. Ewan McGregor began appearing in the TV series Fargo in 2017 and won an Emmy for his performance in January 2018.

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13. Ewan McGregor is certainly one who is dedicated to his craft.

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14. In 2012, Ewan McGregor used his motorcycle to deliver vaccines to children in remote areas of India, Nepal, and the Republic of Congo.

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15. At the age of 18, Ewan McGregor left his hometown of Crieff, Scotland, to attend the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England.

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16. Ewan McGregor is an avid motorcyclist and in 2004 he put his skills to the ultimate test.

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17. Ewan McGregor has a great friendship with fellow British actor Jude Law.

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18. Ewan McGregor was originally slated to play the lead role in The Beach, before studios ultimately ensured that the role went to Leonardo DiCaprio.

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19. Ewan McGregor would eventually be awarded the title of Chieftan of the Games in 2001.

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20. Ewan McGregor was born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland, just a few miles north of Edinburgh.

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21. Ewan McGregor has a net worth between $35 to $45 million dollars.

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22. Ewan McGregor continued to earn acclaim for his many roles, including a Golden Globe nomination for Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.

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23. Ewan McGregor played Joe Taylor, one of two barge workers who pull up the corpse of a young woman from a river.

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24. Ewan McGregor already had a connection with the iconic movie series as his uncle, Denis Lawson, appeared as Wedge Antilles in the original three films.

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25. In 1998 Ewan McGregor landed the largest role of his career when he signed on as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

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26. Ewan McGregor talks about how the reaction to the Star Wars prequels has changed over the years.

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27. Ewan McGregor was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to drama and charity.

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28. In 2010, Ewan McGregor was appointed by the French government as a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres.

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29. Ewan McGregor married Eve Mavrakis, a French-Greek Jewish production designer whom he met on the set of Kavanagh QC, in 1995.

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30. Ewan McGregor appeared in a two-part BBC documentary in April 2012 entitled Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission in which he travels by motorbike, boat, plane and foot to deliver vaccines to children in remote parts of India, Nepal and the Republic of Congo.

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31. Ewan McGregor will next be seen as the older Danny Torrance in the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep.

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32. Ewan McGregor made his directorial debut with American Pastoral, in which he starred.

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33. In 2013, Ewan McGregor starred alongside Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts in August: Osage County, which was based on Tracy Letts's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.

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34. In 2011, Ewan McGregor starred in the British comedy Salmon Fishing in the Yemen directed by Lasse Hallstrom and co-starring Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas, for which his performance nabbed a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor—Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination.

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35. Ewan McGregor was ranked number 36 on Empire magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list in 1997.

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36. Ewan McGregor will star as the film's villain, Black Mask, and Rosie Perez will represent Gotham's finest as police detective Renee Montoya.

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37. Ewan McGregor will play the film's villain and Rosie Perez will portray Gotham City police detective Renee Montoya.

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38. Ewan McGregor will star as Danny Torrance in the upcoming film and has been claimed that King gave his blessing to cast McGregor in the lead role.

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39. Ewan McGregor plays the grown-up "Christopher Robin", who gets a little help from Winnie-the-Pooh and other childhood friends.

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40. Ewan McGregor is the grown-up "Christopher Robin" who gets a little help from Winnie the Pooh and other childhood friends.

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41. Ewan McGregor is just the latest actor to join the DC Extended Universe's roster of villains, and now we have an idea of what that could look like.

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42. Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of Harley Quinn Spinoff, Birds of Prey, as the notorious Batman villain Black Mask.

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43. Ewan McGregor plays guitars and drums, loves a wide variety of music, and has.

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44. Ewan McGregor is in talks to play Black Mask in the Harley Quinn spinoff, "Birds of Prey", according to Variety.

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45. Ewan McGregor is set to portray the villainous Black Mask in the film, Deadline reported.

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46. Ewan McGregor linked with supervillain role in 'Birds of Prey'.

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47. Ewan McGregor hosted the annual Hollywood gala for the GO Campaign in 2009 and 2010.

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48. Ewan McGregor has a heart and dagger tattoo of the names of his wife and daughters on his right arm.

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49. In 2018, Ewan McGregor starred as the adult version of the titular character in Christopher Robin, a live-action adaptation of Disney's Winnie the Pooh franchise directed by Marc Forster and starred alongside Hayley Atwell.

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50. Ewan McGregor starred in the action comedy film Mortdecai, alongside Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany.

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51. Ewan McGregor starred in Moulin Rouge! as the young poet Christian, who falls in love with the terminally-ill courtesan Satine (Nicole Kidman).

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52. Ewan McGregor played the male romantic lead role in the British film Little Voice.

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53. In a 2004 poll for the BBC, Ewan McGregor was named the fourth most influential person in British culture.

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54. Ewan McGregor is the latest Anglo fave to join a superhero movie, and sure enough he's playing a villain.

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55. Ewan McGregor joins the Birds of Prey cast as the villain Black Mask.

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56. Ewan McGregor is reportedly in talks to play Gotham mob boss Roman Sioni, known as Black Mask.

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57. Ewan McGregor will be tackling the role of Black Mask in the upcoming Margot Robbie-led girl gang flick, multiple outlets confirmed.

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58. Ewan McGregor now joins the growing cast of Birds of Prey, the female-fronted DC comic book movie, as villain.

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59. Ewan McGregor is putting on the Black Mask and joining the DC universe.

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60. Ewan McGregor is in final negotiations to play Gotham City mob boss and Batman foe Black Mask in Warner Bros 'Birds of Prey, individuals with knowledge of the project exclusively tell TheWrap.

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61. Ewan McGregor is in talks to play Batman villain Black Mask in the Harley Quinn spinoff, "Birds of Prey", sources tell Variety.

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