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EWAN McGREGOR (Ranger Spec. Grimes) first became well known to U.S. audiences as the star of Danny Boyle's powerful Scottish drama Trainspotting, and then internationally as Obi Wan Kenobi in George Lucas' Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode II. He won a 1997 Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for an episode of ER.
Born in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland, McGregor trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and gained his first theatrical experience at the Perth Repertory Theatre. He appeared in Bill Forsyth's Being Human before starring in Boyle's first film, Shallow Grave, in 1994.
Trainspotting followed two years later, catapulting McGregor into the front ranks of international leading men. He's also starred in Peter Greenaway's The Pillow Book, Emma, Brassed
Off, The Serpent's Kiss, opposite Cameron Diaz in Boyle's A Life Less Ordinary, Nightwatch (U.S. version), Velvet Goldmine, Rogue Trader,
Little Voice, Eye of the Beholder, as James Joyce in Nora (which he also produced) and most recently, opposite Nicole Kidman in
McGregor's television appearances include
Lipstick on Your collar, Scarlet and Black, Kavanagh QC, Doggin'
Around, Cold War - Tales from the Crypt, Polar Bears in the Wild and
Trips Money Can't Buy.
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