Ten fun facts about Ewan McGregor

Fact 1
He was born Ewan Gordon McGregor on March 31, 1971 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, UK.

Fact 2
Ewan was encouraged by his parents to follow his love of acting and pursue the Perth Respertory Theatre at the age of 16, even thought that meant leaving the famed Crieff and Morrison Academy.

Fact 3
He is an acclaimed actor that has starred in a number of roles, even landing the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for the first three Star Wars episodes.

Fact 4
Ewan married Eve Mavakis on July 22, 1995 and they have three children together. They continue to be happily married even passing the fifteen year mark which is rare in Hollywood relationships.

Fact 5
He was once roommates with Jude Law and they continue to be close friends.

Fact 6
Ewan loves to ride motorcycles and has been on a motorcycle trip around the world which took him 114 days.

Fact 7
Two of his children are natural born and the third was a little girl that the couple adopted from Mongolia.

Fact 8
He is currently living in London, England where he continues to star in award winning movie roles.

Fact 9
In the fall of 1988 he was a student in the one year program at Kirkcaldy College of Technology.

Fact 10
He believes in staying close to his family and has brought them along on most of his movie shoots because he does not want to be away from them for an extended period of time while filming.

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Short about Ewan McGregor
Is a Scottish actor who has been hugely successful in mainstream films as well as art house and indie films.

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