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Ewan Gordon McGregor OBE (/ˈjuːən məˈɡrɛɡər/; born 31 March 1971[1]) is a Scottish actor, known internationally for his various film roles, including independent dramas, science-fiction epics, and musicals. McGregor's first professional role was in 1993, when he won a leading role in the British Channel 4
Channel 4
series Lipstick on Your Collar.[2] Some of his most well-known roles include heroin addict Mark Renton in the drama films Trainspotting (1996) and T2 Trainspotting (2017), Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi
in the Star Wars
Star Wars
prequel trilogy (1999–2005), poet Christian in the musical film Moulin Rouge! (2001), young Edward Bloom in Big Fish
Big Fish
(2003), Rodney Copperbottom
Rodney Copperbottom
in Robots (2005), Camerlengo Father Patrick McKenna in Angels and Demons (2009), "the ghost" in Roman Polanski's political thriller The Ghost Writer (2010), Dr. Alfred Jones in the romantic comedy-drama Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), and Lumière in a live-action adaptation of the musical romantic fantasy Beauty and the Beast (2017). McGregor won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his dual performance in the 2017 FX anthology series in the third season of Fargo and received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor – Musical or Comedy for both Moulin Rouge! and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. McGregor has also starred in theatre productions of Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
(2005–07) and Othello (2007–08). He was ranked number 36 on Empire magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list in 1997.[3] In a 2004 poll for the BBC, McGregor was named the fourth most influential person in British culture.[4][5] He has been involved in charity work and has served as an ambassador for UNICEF UK
UNICEF UK
since 2004. In 2016, he received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award.[6]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Film and television 2.2 Theatre

3 Motorcycle journeys 4 Personal life 5 Filmography 6 Awards and nominations 7 Bibliography 8 Discography 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External links

Early life[edit] McGregor was born in Perth and raised in Crieff.[7][8][9] His mother, Carol Diane (née Lawson), is a retired teacher at Crieff
Crieff
High School and latterly deputy head teacher at Kingspark School in Dundee.[10][11] His father, James Charles Stewart "Jim" McGregor, is a retired physical education teacher and careers master at Morrison's Academy in Crieff.[12][13][14] He has an older brother, Colin (born 1969), a former Tornado GR4 pilot in the Royal Air Force.[15] His uncle is actor Denis Lawson[2] and his aunt by marriage was actress Sheila Gish, which makes him a step-cousin of Gish's actress daughters, Kay Curram and Lou Gish.[16] McGregor attended the independent Morrison's Academy
Morrison's Academy
in Crieff. After leaving school at the age of 16, he worked as a stagehand at Perth Theatre and studied a foundation course in drama at Kirkcaldy
Kirkcaldy
College of Technology,[17][18] before moving to London
London
to study drama at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
when he was 18 years old.[2] Career[edit] Film and television[edit]

McGregor at the premiere of The Men Who Stare at Goats at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2009.

Six months prior to his graduation from Guildhall, McGregor won a leading role in Dennis Potter's six-part Channel 4
Channel 4
series Lipstick on Your Collar (1993).[2] Not long afterwards, he starred in the BBC adaptation of Scarlet and Black (also 1993) with a young Rachel Weisz, and made his film debut in Bill Forsyth's Being Human (1994).[19] For his role in the thriller Shallow Grave
Shallow Grave
(also 1994), he won an Empire Award.[20] The film was his first collaboration with director Danny Boyle.[2] His international breakthrough followed with the role of heroin addict Mark Renton in Boyle's Trainspotting (1996), an adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel of the same name.[2][19] McGregor played the male romantic lead role in the British film Little Voice (1998). He was cast as the young Obi-Wan Kenobi
Obi-Wan Kenobi
in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999); the character was originally played by Sir Alec Guinness
Sir Alec Guinness
in the first Star Wars
Star Wars
trilogy.[2] While the prequels received criticism from Star Wars
Star Wars
fans, McGregor's performance was well received.[21] He reprised the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for the subsequent prequels Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005).[22] His uncle, Denis Lawson, had played Wedge Antilles
Wedge Antilles
in the original trilogy.[23] McGregor starred in Moulin Rouge! (2001) as the young poet Christian, who falls in love with the terminally-ill courtesan Satine (Nicole Kidman). He starred alongside Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
in Down With Love (2003).[2][24] He also portrayed the younger Edward Bloom in the critically acclaimed film Big Fish
Big Fish
(2003) alongside Albert Finney, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman
Alison Lohman
and Billy Crudup. In the same period, he also received critical acclaim for his portrayal of an amoral drifter mixed up with murder in the drama Young Adam (also 2003), which co-starred Tilda Swinton.[25][26] McGregor voiced two successful animated features; he played the robot Rodney Copperbottom
Rodney Copperbottom
in Robots, which also featured the voices of Halle Berry and Robin Williams,[27] and he voiced the lead character in Gary Chapman's Valiant (both 2005), alongside Jim Broadbent, John Cleese and Ricky Gervais.[28] Also around this time, McGregor played two roles — one a clone of the other — opposite Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
in Michael Bay's science fiction action thriller film The Island. He also headlined Marc Forster's 2005 film Stay (both 2005), a psychological thriller co-starring Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
and Ryan Gosling.[29][30] He narrated the Fulldome production Astronaut (2006), created for the National Space Centre.[31] Around the same time, he also narrated the STV show JetSet (also 2006), a six-part series following the lives of trainee pilots and navigators at RAF Lossiemouth
RAF Lossiemouth
as they undergo a gruelling six-month course learning to fly the Tornado GR4, the RAF's primary attack aircraft.[32] McGregor starred opposite Colin Farrell in the Woody Allen
Woody Allen
film Cassandra's Dream
Cassandra's Dream
(2007),[19][33] and he co-starred with Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
in I Love You Phillip Morris
I Love You Phillip Morris
and appeared in Amelia (both 2009) alongside Hilary Swank. He played "the ghost" — the unnamed main character — in Roman Polanski's political thriller The Ghost Writer (2010). He portrayed Camerlengo Patrick McKenna in Angels & Demons (also 2009), the film adaptation of Dan Brown's novel of the same name. At the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival, he was awarded with the SIFF Golden Space Needle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting.[34] In 2012, he was a member of the Jury for the Main Competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.[35] At the San Sebastián International Film Festival, he was awarded the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award and became the youngest recipient of the award.[36] McGregor starred in the action comedy film Mortdecai (2015), alongside Johnny Depp, Olivia Munn, and Paul Bettany. Robbie Collin of The Daily Telegraph felt the film was "psychotically unfunny".[37] He made his directorial debut with American Pastoral (2016), in which he also starred. He reprised his role as Mark Renton in T2: Trainspotting 2 (2017).[38] McGregor played Lumiere in the live action version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (also 2017), directed by Bill Condon. Filming began in May 2015 at Shepperton Studios
Shepperton Studios
in London, and the movie was released in March 2017.[39] He then starred in FX anthology series in the third season of Fargo (both 2017), which garnered him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his dual performance of Emmit Stussy and Ray Stussy at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.[40] McGregor is set to play an adult version of Christopher Robin in a live-action film of the Winnie the Pooh franchise, directed by Marc Forster; co-starring with Hayley Atwell.[41] Theatre[edit] From November 1998 to March 1999, McGregor starred as Malcolm Scrawdyke in a revival of David Halliwell's Little Malcolm and His Struggles Against the Eunuchs, directed by his uncle, Denis Lawson. The production was first staged at the Hampstead Theatre
Hampstead Theatre
before transferring to the Comedy Theatre
Comedy Theatre
in London's West End.[42] In November 2001, McGregor made a cameo appearance in The Play What I Wrote.[43] From June 2005 to April 2007, McGregor starred alongside Jane Krakowski, Douglas Hodge and Jenna Russell
Jenna Russell
in the Donmar Warehouse revival of Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
after it transferred to the Piccadilly Theatre in London.[44] He played the leading role of Sky Masterson. McGregor received the LastMinute.com award for Best Actor for his performance in 2005,[45] and he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2007.[46] From December 2007 to February 2008, McGregor starred as Iago
Iago
in Othello
Othello
at the Donmar Warehouse
Donmar Warehouse
alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor
as Othello and Kelly Reilly
Kelly Reilly
as Desdemona.[47][48] He reprised the role on BBC Radio 3 in May 2008.[47] Motorcycle journeys[edit] Main articles: Long Way Round
Long Way Round
and Long Way Down A motorcyclist since his youth, McGregor undertook a marathon international motorbike trip with his best friend Charley Boorman
Charley Boorman
and cameraman Claudio von Planta in 2004. From mid-April to the end of July, they travelled from London
London
to New York via central Europe, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Canada
Canada
and the United States on BMW R1150GS
BMW R1150GS
Adventure motorbikes, for a cumulative distance of 22,345 miles (35,960 km).[49] The trip included visits to several UNICEF programs along the route, and formed the basis of a television series and a best-selling book, both called Long Way Round.[50] The Long Way Round
Long Way Round
team reunited in 2007 for another motorcycle trip from John o' Groats
John o' Groats
in Scotland to Cape Town
Cape Town
in South Africa.[50] The journey, entitled Long Way Down, lasted from 12 May until 5 August 2007.[50] McGregor's brother Colin joined the motorcycle team during the early stages of the Long Way Down
Long Way Down
journey,[50] and his father Jim also rode on sections of both Long Way Round
Long Way Round
and Long Way Down.[51][52] McGregor appeared in a two-part BBC
BBC
documentary in April 2012 entitled Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission in which he travels by motorbike, boat, plane and foot to deliver vaccines to children in remote parts of India, Nepal and the Republic of Congo. The trip was part of his work as a UNICEF
UNICEF
Ambassador. In a June 2015 interview, McGregor indicated that a long discussed South American trip with Boorman was still in the planning stages, but he expected that an excursion through the Baja California
California
Peninsula would take place first.[53] Personal life[edit] McGregor married Eve Mavrakis,[1] a Greek-French production designer whom he met on the set of Kavanagh QC, in 1995.[2] Together they have four daughters, one of them adopted from Mongolia.[1][54][55][56] McGregor has a heart and dagger tattoo of the names of his wife and daughters on his right arm.[24][57] The family lived in Los Angeles County, California, having relocated from London.[58] With his children raised in his wife's Jewish faith, McGregor has said, "My involvement in religion has more to do with the Jewish faith now and not the Christian faith, which I was very vaguely brought up in".[59] As of May 2017, he was estranged from his wife and dating actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead, whom he met on the set of season 3 of Fargo in which they starred together.[60] On 19 January 2018, McGregor filed for divorce from his wife, citing irreconcilable differences.[61][62] McGregor is involved in charity work, including UNICEF UK
UNICEF UK
since 2004 and GO Campaign. During the Long Way Round
Long Way Round
journey in 2004, McGregor and his travelling companions saw some of UNICEF's work in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia,[50] and during the Long Way Down
Long Way Down
trip in 2007, he and Charley Boorman
Charley Boorman
did some work for UNICEF
UNICEF
in Africa. McGregor hosted the annual Hollywood gala for the GO Campaign in 2009 and 2010. He has worked with the Children's Hospice Association Scotland, as featured in Long Way Down. In 2012, he travelled with UNICEF
UNICEF
immunization workers to remote parts of India, Nepal and the Republic of Congo for a BBC2 documentary entitled Ewan McGregor: Cold Chain Mission.[63] In June 2015, McGregor read Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Match Girl" for the children's fairytales app GivingTales in aid of UNICEF, together with other prominent figures such Roger Moore, Stephen Fry, Joan Collins, Joanna Lumley, and Michael Caine.[64] In 2007, on an episode of Parkinson, McGregor stated that he had given up alcohol after a period where he was arguably a functioning alcoholic, and that he had not had a drink in seven years. In 2008, he had a cancerous mole removed from underneath his right eye.[65] Filmography[edit] Main article: Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
filmography Awards and nominations[edit] Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Ewan McGregor In 2010, McGregor was appointed by the French government as a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight of the Order of the Arts and Letters).[66][67] McGregor was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Order of the British Empire
(OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours
2013 New Year Honours
for services to drama and charity.[1][68][69] Bibliography[edit]

Long Way Round, 2004 (with Charley Boorman), ISBN 0-7434-9933-6 Long Way Down, 2008 (with Charley Boorman), ISBN 1-4165-7745-9

Discography[edit]

"Choose Life" with PF Project, Trainspotting#2: Music from the Motion Picture, Vol.#2, 1997. "TV Eye" with Wylde Ratttz, Velvet Goldmine: Music from the Original Motion Picture, 1999. "Come What May" with Nicole Kidman, Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film, 2001. "Elephant Love Medley" with Nicole Kidman, Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film, 2001. "El Tango de Roxanne" with Jose Feliciano, Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film, 2001. "Your Song" with Alessandro Safina, Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film, 2001. "Here's To Love" with Renée Zellweger, Down With Love: Music from and Included in the Motion Picture, 2003. "The Sweetest Gift", Unexpected Dreams – Songs From the Stars, 2006. "Be Our Guest" with Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Beauty and the Beast, 2017. "Days in the Sun" with Adam Mitchell, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Audra McDonald, Clive Rowe, Beauty and the Beast, 2017. "Something There" with Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Beauty and the Beast, 2017. "The Mob Song", with Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, Stanley Tucci, Nathan Mack, & Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Beauty and the Beast, 2017.

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Further reading[edit]

Adams, Billy. Ewan McGregor: The Unauthorized Biography. Overlooks Press, 1999. ISBN 0-87951-704-2 Bassom, David. Ewan McGregor: An Illustrated Story. Hamlyn, 1999. ISBN 0-600-59653-2 Jones, Veda Boyd. Ewan McGregor. Facts On File
File
Inc., 1999. ISBN 0-7910-5501-9 Nickson, Chris. Ewan McGregor: An Unauthorized Biography. Macmillan, 1999. ISBN 0-312-96910-4 Pendreigh, Brian. Ewan McGregor. Thunder's Mouth Press, 1999. ISBN 1-56025-239-1 Robb, Brian J. Ewan McGregor: From Junkie to Jedi. Plexus, 1999. ISBN 0-85965-276-9

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Television programmes

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Long Way Round
(2004) Race to Dakar
Race to Dakar
(2006) Long Way Down
Long Way Down
(2007) By Any Means (2008) Right to the Edge: Sydney to Tokyo by Any Means (2009)

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Awards for Ewan McGregor

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Excellence in Film

Albert R. Broccoli
Albert R. Broccoli
(1989) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(1990) Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov
(1992) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(1993) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1995) Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein
(1996) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1997) John Travolta
John Travolta
(1998) Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick
(1999) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(2000) George Lucas
George Lucas
(2002) Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
(2003) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(2004) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(2005) Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
(2006) Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington
(2007) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2008) Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
(2009) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(2010) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(2011) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(2012) George Clooney
George Clooney
(2013) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2014) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2015) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(2016) Matt Damon
Matt Damon
(2017)

Excellence in Directing

Peter Weir
Peter Weir
(2003) Jim Sheridan (2004) Mike Newell (2005) Anthony Minghella
Anthony Minghella
(2006) Martin Campbell
Martin Campbell
(2007) Stephen Frears
Stephen Frears
(2008) Danny Boyle
Danny Boyle
(2009) Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan
(2010) David Yates
David Yates
(2011) Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino
(2012) Kathryn Bigelow
Kathryn Bigelow
(2013) Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(2014) Sam Mendes
Sam Mendes
(2015) Ang Lee
Ang Lee
(2016) Ava DuVernay
Ava DuVernay
(2017)

Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment

Howard Stringer
Howard Stringer
(2003) Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
(2009) Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott
& Tony Scott
Tony Scott
(2010) John Lasseter
John Lasseter
(2011) Will Wright (2012) Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
(2013) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2014) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(2015) Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson
(2016) Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh
(2017)

British Artist of the Year

Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2006) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2007) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2008) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2009) Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen
(2010) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2011) Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
(2012) Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
(2013) Emma Watson
Emma Watson
(2014) James Corden
James Corden
(2015) Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
(2016) Claire Foy (2017)

Excellence in Comedy

Betty White
Betty White
(2010) Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(2011) Trey Parker
Trey Parker
and Matt Stone
Matt Stone
(2012) Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
(2013) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(2014) Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer
(2015) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2016) Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari
(2017)

Excellence in Television

Aaron Spelling
Aaron Spelling
(1999) HBO
HBO
Original Programming (2002) Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke
(2017)

Humanitarian Award

Richard Curtis
Richard Curtis
(2007) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(2008) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2009) Idris Elba
Idris Elba
(2013) Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo
(2014) Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom
(2015) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2016)

Retired Awards

BBC
BBC
(1999) Tarsem Singh
Tarsem Singh
(1999) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2003) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2004) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(2005) Ronald Neame
Ronald Neame
(2005) Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
(2006) Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne (2007)

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Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries

Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
(2012) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(2013) Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
(2014) David Oyelowo
David Oyelowo
(2015) Idris Elba
Idris Elba
(2016) Courtney B. Vance
Courtney B. Vance
(2016) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2017)

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European Film Award for Best Actor

Max von Sydow
Max von Sydow
(1988) Philippe Noiret
Philippe Noiret
(1989) Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh
(1990) Michel Bouquet
Michel Bouquet
(1991) Matti Pellonpää
Matti Pellonpää
(1992) Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Auteuil
(1993) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1996) Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
(1997) Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
(1998) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(1999) Sergi López (2000) Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
(2001) Sergio Castellitto
Sergio Castellitto
(2002) Daniel Brühl
Daniel Brühl
(2003) Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
(2004) Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Auteuil
(2005) Ulrich Mühe
Ulrich Mühe
(2006) Sasson Gabai
Sasson Gabai
(2007) Toni Servillo
Toni Servillo
(2008) Tahar Rahim
Tahar Rahim
(2009) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2010) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2011) Jean-Louis Trintignant
Jean-Louis Trintignant
(2012) Toni Servillo
Toni Servillo
(2013) Timothy Spall
Timothy Spall
(2014) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(2015) Peter Simonischek
Peter Simonischek
(2016) Claes Bang
Claes Bang
(2017)

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European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award

Miloš Forman
Miloš Forman
(1997) Stellan Skarsgård
Stellan Skarsgård
(1998) Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas
(1999) Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski
(1999) Jean Reno
Jean Reno
(2000) Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
(2000) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2001) Victoria Abril
Victoria Abril
(2002) Carlo Di Palma (2003) Liv Ullmann
Liv Ullmann
(2004) Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre
(2005) Jeremy Thomas
Jeremy Thomas
(2006) Michael Ballhaus
Michael Ballhaus
(2007) Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (2008) Kristian Levring (2008) Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier
(2008) Thomas Vinterberg
Thomas Vinterberg
(2008) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2009) Gabriel Yared (2010) Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen
(2011) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2012) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(2013) Steve McQueen (2014) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2015) Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
(2016) Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film

Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
(1981) Anthony Andrews
Anthony Andrews
(1982) Richard Chamberlain
Richard Chamberlain
(1983) Ted Danson
Ted Danson
(1984) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
(1985) James Woods
James Woods
(1986) Randy Quaid
Randy Quaid
(1987) Michael Caine/ Stacy Keach
Stacy Keach
(1988) Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1989) James Garner
James Garner
(1990) Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
(1991) Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1992) James Garner
James Garner
(1993) Raúl Juliá
Raúl Juliá
(1994) Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(1995) Alan Rickman
Alan Rickman
(1996) Ving Rhames (1997) Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
(1998) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1999) Brian Dennehy
Brian Dennehy
(2000) James Franco
James Franco
(2001) Albert Finney
Albert Finney
(2002) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(2003) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2004) Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
(2005) Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy
(2006) Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2007) Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
(2008) Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon
(2009) Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(2010) Idris Elba
Idris Elba
(2011) Kevin Costner
Kevin Costner
(2012) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(2013) Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton
(2014) Oscar Isaac
Oscar Isaac
(2015) Tom Hiddleston
Tom Hiddleston
(2016) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2017)

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London
London
Film Critics' Circle Award for British Actor of the Year

Alan Rickman
Alan Rickman
(1991) Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(1992) David Thewlis
David Thewlis
(1993) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(1994) Nigel Hawthorne (1995) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
/ Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1996) Robert Carlyle
Robert Carlyle
(1997) Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Gleeson
(1998) Jeremy Northam
Jeremy Northam
(1999) Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
(2000) Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany
(2001) Hugh Grant
Hugh Grant
(2002) Paul Bettany
Paul Bettany
(2003) Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
(2004) Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(2005) Toby Jones
Toby Jones
(2006) James McAvoy
James McAvoy
(2007) Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
(2008) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2009) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2010) Michael Fassbender
Michael Fassbender
(2011) Toby Jones
Toby Jones
(2012) James McAvoy
James McAvoy
(2013) Timothy Spall
Timothy Spall
(2014) Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy
(2015) Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
(2016) Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture

Musical or Comedy (1996–2010, retired)

Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(1996) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1997) Ian Bannen
Ian Bannen
(1998) Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
(1999) Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
(2000) Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor
(2001) Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
(2002) Bill Murray
Bill Murray
(2003) Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx
(2004) Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard
(2005) Joseph Cross (2006) Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2007) Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais
(2008) Michael Stuhlbarg
Michael Stuhlbarg
(2009) Michael Cera
Michael Cera
(2010)

Motion Picture Drama (1996–2010, retired)

Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(1996) Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall
(1997) Edward Norton
Edward Norton
(1998) Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp
(1999) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2000) Brian Cox (2001) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
/ Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
(2002) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2003) Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle
(2004) Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
(2005) Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
(2006) Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen
(2007) Richard Jenkins
Richard Jenkins
(2008) Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
(2009) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2010)

Motion Picture (2011–present)

Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2011) Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
(2012) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(2013) Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton
(2014) Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio
(2015) Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
/ Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen
(2016) Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
/ Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean Stanton
(2017)

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