He is one of Scotland’s most loved actors. Here are Ewan McGregor 10 best quotes to celebrate his birthday.
Rising to fame with iconic Scottish film Trainspotting, McGregor is one of the biggest names in Hollywood having played a leading role in the Star Wars franchise and Stephen King adaptations such as Doctor Sleep – quite simply, he is a national treasure.
And like all top actors, he is never short of a funny or interesting quote.
1. On fashion
"I want to wear skinny jeans when I'm in my 70s. Why not? Who cares?" Photo: Keith Tsuji
2. On environmentalists
"For all of the hurtling towards climate change, there's also a lot more understanding of it than there was when we were kids. They don't call environmentalists tree huggers any more, so there's hope!" Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer
3. On being a Dad
"The thing about parenting rules is there aren't any. That's what makes it so difficult". Photo: Jesse Grant
4. On playing a different Star Wars character
"I really want to play Princess Leia. Stick some big pastries on my head. Now that would be interesting." Photo: Keith Tsuji