Often hailed as one of the finest actors of his generation, Ewan McGregor consistently captivates audiences with a diverse line-up of roles across a multitude of genres, styles and scope. From his breakthrough role as the heroin-addicted Mark Renton in Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting, to the legendary “Obi-Wan Kenobi” in Star Wars Episode I: The Phanton Menace, to starring as “Christian” opposite Nicole Kidman in the Oscar and BAFTA award-winning musical Moulin Rouge, McGregor's career has been highlighted by a continuous string of bold and daring performances. McGregor can currently be seen on stage, making his Broadway debut as “Henry” in Tom Stoppard's Tony® Award-winning play “The Real Thing," directed by Sam Gold, opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal. The play opened on October 30, 2014 and will run until January 4th, 2015 at the American Airlines Theatre in New York.
McGregor's upcoming film roles include Mortdecai the film adaptation of Kyril Bonfiglioli’s book “The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery," opposite Johnny Depp. Lionsgate is set to release the film on January 23rd, 2015. He is upcoming in Rodrigo Garcia's Last Days in the Desert which is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. He will also star in Gavin O'Connor's Jane Got a Gun, out September 4, 2015, where he plays the leader of an outlaw gang. The film also stars Natalie Portman and Joel Edgerton. Among McGregor's additional upcoming film roles are the action crime-drama Son of a Gun where he plays a notorious criminal who has escaped from prison, and the political thriller Our Kind of Traitor opposite Stellan Skarsgard as well as Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic. McGregor is a devoted and influential philanthropist, and serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF UK, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.