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A collection of quotes by Ewan McGregor on acting, people, family, friends, life, love, dreams, humor, mistakes, lessons, star, movies and inspiration.

13 Famous Ewan McGregor Quotes That Will Make You Love Him More

Quick Facts

Born On: March 31, 1971

Born In: Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom

Ewan McGregor is an acclaimed Scottish actor known for his roles in the ‘Star Wars Prequel Trilogy’. He was interested in acting since an early age and enrolled in the ‘Guildhall School of Music and Drama’ to further sharpen his talent. He debuted in his acting career with a significant role in a musical comedy titled ‘Lipstick on Your Collar’ which also brought him roles in a couple of television mini-series. This was followed by his first notable role in ‘Shallow Grave’ which was appreciated by the masses and was honored with various awards. This fame and popularity paved his path to the big screen where he debuted with ‘Trainspotting’ which marked the beginning of his successful career. He further went on to play prominent roles in various successful movies including ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace’. During this period he even proved his mettle in theaters as well as television shows to enhance his reputation as an actor. This encouraged him to become the co-owner of the production company called ‘Natural Nylon’. He has been honored with a couple of awards including the BAFTA Awards for his role in ‘Trainspotting’. Here is a compilation of quotes and thoughts by the renowned actor which has been excerpted from his work, life, thought, dialogues and interviews. Read on the most famous and quoted sayings and quotes by Ewan McGregor.

He`s quite extraordinary with his moves and spins. I think he was a baton girl in a past life [on his co-star Hayden Christensen].

Ewan McGregor

Ultimately, you have to not worry about people thinking you should have played him differently. You're the one playing the part so it has to be yours.

Ewan McGregor

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

Ewan McGregor

Starting with a party scene for 600 cast and end up singing on top of a giant elephant...does it get any better than this?

Ewan McGregor

The beautiful thing about it is that no two directors or actors work the same way. You also learn not to be afraid of discussion and conflict.

Ewan McGregor

What matters most with any regimen, whether it's to lose weight or stop drinking or smoking, is your willingness to seek help and your desire to say 'no more.

Ewan McGregor

I started watching golf for the first time yesterday. I`m really worried about myself. I was actually enjoying it.

Ewan McGregor

I'm fiercely proud to be Scottish.

Ewan McGregor

No, I`m putting it away, trying to buy a house for my family. The goal is to use the money to move into a big house, so my daughter can have a garden.

Ewan McGregor

...as an actor there`s nothing better than a great moody moment to play with nothing to say. It`s so much easier to do because you can really get inside your head.

Ewan McGregor

I won`t buy into the Hollywood thing...I want to be in good movies.

Ewan McGregor

I had extra thick light sabers because mine kept getting bent. I'd be halfway through a fight and it would be like 'Oops, sorry! Mine's bent again!

Ewan McGregor

I got married because I fell in love with this woman. I had a baby with her because we wanted to have children. But that's not because of some philosophical ideal at all, no.

Ewan McGregor