Born in Crieff, Scotland, in March of 1971, Ewan McGregor found himself drawn to the theatre at an early age. Unhappy in his early schooling, his parents agreed to let him leave school and follow his dream by enrolling in the Perth Repertory Theatre.
Released in 2010 and directed by Mike Mills, Beginners is a romantic comedy about a man reeling from his father’s revelation about his sexuality, and subsequent death. The film won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Christopher Plummer. Shot in Los Angeles and New York, the film features actors Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer and Melanie Laurent.