EWAN McGREGOR's (Christian) performance in the BAFTA award-winning SHALLOW GRAVE brought him to international attention, closely followed by acclaim for his
starring role in the cult hit TRAINSPOTTING. McGregor also starred in the same team's A
LIFE LESS ORDINARY. His most recent lead film performances have been in Stephen Elliot's
THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER, as Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas's STAR WARS
EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE and in STAR WARS: EPISODE II, and as James
Joyce in NORA for Natural Nylon, the production company in which Ewan, Jude Law, Johnny
Lee Miller and Sean Pertwee are partners.
McGregor has also starred in VELVET GOLDMINE, LITTLE VOICE, BRASSED OFF, EMMA, THE PILLOW BOOK, BLUE JUICE, NIGHIWATCH, and his film debut, BEING HUMAN.
McGregor left Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1992 to make his singing and dancing debut in Dennis Potter's international hit for Channel Four, LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR. His other television appearances have included the lead in Ben Bolt's BBC-TV adaptation of Stendahl's classic SCARLET AND BLACK, KAVANAGH QC, and an episode of ER for which he was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series at the 1997 Emmy Awards. His most recent stage performance was David Halliwell's LITTLE MALCOLM AND HIS STRUGGLE AGAINST THE EUNUCHS for director Denis Lawson at Hampstead and the Comedy Theatre.
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