Happy Birthday Ewan McGregor!


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Happy Birthday to my fave jedi, Ewan McGregor!! he turns 31 today.
:balloons: :bday: :balloons: :bday: :cheers:
Here are some fun facts:
Ewan was born on March 31, 1971 in Crieff, Scotland.
Ewan plays the drums, french horn, guitar and banjo.
Ewan was once roommates with Jude Law.
Ewan is married to French production designer Eve Mavrakis, whom he met while working on the TV show "Kavanagh QC" (1994). They married in France in the summer of 1995 and have two daughters, Clara Mathilde and Esther Rose.
Ewan has formed a production company called Natural Nylon with friends Jonny Lee Miller, Sean Pertwee, Jude Law and Sadie Frost.
His first name is pronounced "you-in"
Ewan says that he was inspired to get into show business by his uncle, actor Denis Lawson. Lawson played Wedge Antilles in Episodes 4-6 of Star Wars.

Ewan quotes:

"Actually, I really want to play Princess Leia. Stick some big pastries on my head. Now, that would be interesting."

"I'm doing my bit for the women's movement. The women have always been naked in movies and now I'm just desperate to take my clothes off as much as possible."

"I've been waiting nearly twenty years to have my own light saber. Nothing's cooler than being a Jedi Knight."


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