Ewan McGreggor, OBE, is a Scottish actor who has enjoyed fame on screen and stage in both the UK and USA, as well as internationally. He is currently starring in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, currently playing at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre.|
His most famous screen roles include heroin addict Mark Renton in the 1996 drama 'Trainspotting', as well as Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999–2005). He received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his roles in 'Moulin Rouge' and 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen'.
On stage, McGregor starred as Malcolm Scrawdyke in a production of David Halliwell's 'Little Malcolm and His Struggles Against the Eunuchs', which was directed by his uncle, Denis Lawson. The play originally opened at the Hampstead Theatre before transferring to the Comedy Theatre in London's West End.
He made his first musical appearance in the Donmar Warehouse's production of 'Guys and Dolls' alongside Jane Krakowski, Douglas Hodge, and Jenna Russell at the Piccadilly Theatre in 2005 and was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical.
He went on to star in the Donmar's production of 'Othello' in 2007, starring as Iago alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role.