In Harry Potter, Ewan McGregor was not a leading man.
For Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Gilderoy Lockhart has often been confused for McGregor by fans.
In 1993, he played the lead in the British Channel 4 television series Lipstick on Your Collar, which served as his debut professional role.
His portrayals of heroin addict Mark Renton in the drama movies Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017), Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), poet Christian in the musical movie Moulin Rouge! (2001), SPC John Grimes in Black Hawk Down (2001), and numerous other roles led to his subsequent international fame.
Who Did Ewan McGregor Play In Harry Potter?
He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie in 2021 for his role as fashion designer Halston in the Netflix miniseries Halston.
He will play Obi-Wan Kenobi once more in the corresponding Disney+ miniseries in 2022.
For his dual roles as brothers Ray and Emmit Stussy in the third season of the FX anthology series Fargo, McGregor received a Golden Globe nomination in 2018. He also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor – Musical or Comedy for both Moulin Rouge! and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.
McGregor has also been in stage performances of Othello and Guys and Dolls (2005–2007). (2007–2008).
On the 1997 list of “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” published by Empire magazine, he came in at number 36.