Birthplace: Crieff, Scotland
Television and film actor who got his big break on the British television series Lipstick on Your Collar (1993), McGregor has since appeared in many successful movies. His film debut was in Being Human (1994), but his first real film success came with Trainspotting (1996), which he followed up with Brassed Off (1996), Emma (1996), A Life Less Ordinary (1997), and Nightwatch (1998). He played the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequels, Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace (1999), Episode II—Attack of the Clones (2002), and Episode 3—Revenge of the Sith (2005). Other roles include Eye of the Beholder (1999), Nora (2000) and Moulin Rouge (2001)
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