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Ewan McGregor is a Scottish actor.


Born in Perth, Scotland, McGregor worked at Perth Repertory Theatre and later studied at the Guildford School of Music and Drama. Whilst studying he was cast in the series Lipstick On Your Collar, soon after gaining recognition for his roles in cult films Shallow Grave and Trainspotting. McGregor would soon become globally famous for his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars series, whilst still appearing in such pictures as Little Voice and Big Fish.

McGregor appeared in a number of diverse films, from animated features such as Valiant and Robots, thrillers (Angels and Demons) and comedies including The Men Who Stare at Goats. He also appeared several times on stage, gaining critical acclaim for playing Iago in Othello.


McGregor sang in a number of films, notably in his appearance as glam rocker Curt Wild in Velvet Goldmine and the bohemian Christian in Moulin Rouge!, where he performs such songs as "Your Song" and "Come What May."

Later, McGregor would duet with several performers in romantic comedies; including in Down with Love (singing "Here's to Love") and Cassandra's Dream (where he sang "Show Me the Way to Go Home.") He also played Sky Masterson for several months in the London production of Guys and Dolls and Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast.


Emma (1996)

  • Silent Worship (duet)
  • Virgins Are Like the Fair Flower (duet)

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

  • T.V. Eye (solo)
  • My Unclean (solo)
  • Gimme Danger (solo)

Nora (2000)

  • She is From the Land (solo)

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

  • The Sound of Music (solo)
  • Children of the Revolution (contains solo lines)
  • Can-Can (contains solo lines)
  • Your Song (solo)
  • The Pitch (contains solo lines)
  • One Day I'll Fly Away (duet)
  • Elephant Love Medley (duet)
  • Come What May (contains solo lines)
  • El Tango de Roxanne (contains solo lines)
  • Come What May (reprise)(duet)
  • Coup D'Etat (contains solo lines)

Down with Love (2003)

  • Here's To Love (duet)

Miss Potter (2006)

  • Let Me Teach You How to Dance (solo)

Cassandra's Dream (2007)

  • Show Me the Way to Go Home (duet)


Lipstick on Your Collar (1993)

  • Heartbreak Hotel (solo)

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

  • Be Our Guest (contains solo lines)
  • Days in the Sun (contains solo lines)
  • Something There (contains solo lines)


Guys and Dolls (2005)

  • I'll Know (duet)
  • My Time of Day (solo)
  • I've Never Been in Love Before (duet)
  • Luck Be a Lady (contains solo lines)
  • Guys and Dolls (reprise)


Unexpected Dreams – Songs From the Stars (2006)

  • The Sweetest Gift (solo)