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Ewan McGregor Interview on his Most Iconic Characters Part Two via British GQ

Ewan McGregor Interview on his Most Iconic Characters Part Two via British GQ

Ewan McGregor Interview on his Most Iconic Characters Part Two via British GQ

Ewan McGregor Interview on his Most Iconic Characters P2 via British GQ
Ewan McGregor Interview

Part Two: Ewan McGregor breaks down his most iconic characters, from Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars and the spin-off series of the same name to Renton in Trainspotting, Emmit Stussy in Fargo and Christian in Moulin Rouge.

00:00 Intro
00:27 Trainspotting/Tw
05:37 Star Wars I-III
08:38 Fargo
10:50 Moulin Rouge!

Ewan Gordon McGregor is a Scottish actor who was born on March 31st, 1971 in Scotland. His list of honours is extensive and includes the Primetime Emmy Award, the Golden Globe Award, and the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award. In recognition of his contributions to both the theatre and charitable causes, he was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the year 2013.

His first job in a professional production was a leading one in the British television series Lipstick on Your Collar, which he played in the year 1993. After that, he became well-known all over the world for his roles as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), SPC John Grimes in Black Hawk Down (2001), young Edward Bloom in Big Fish (2003), Rodney Copperbottom in Robots (2005), Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna in Angels and Demons (2009), and “the ghost” in Roman J. Israel (2020).

In 2018, Ewan McGregor received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film for his dual role as brothers Ray and Emmit Stussy in the third season of the FX anthology series Fargo. He also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for both Moulin Rouge! and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. His performance as Ray and Emmit Stussy earned him the award. In addition to that, McGregor was a leading actor in stage productions of Guys and Dolls (2005–2007) and Othello (2007–2008). In the Netflix miniseries Halston, which aired in 2021, he played the role of fashion designer Halston, and for this performance, he was awarded the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. In the miniseries of the same name that aired on Disney+ in 2022, he gave another performance as Obi-Wan Kenobi.

In 1997, the list of “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” that was compiled by Empire magazine placed Ewan McGregor at position number 36.

The BBC conducted a survey in 2004 and found that respondents ranked him as the fourth most important person in British culture. Since 2004, McGregor has held the position of ambassador for UNICEF UK, which he has held in conjunction with his charitable efforts. In 2016, he was granted citizenship in the United States of America.



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