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People in Film | Ewan McGregor
Posted April 25, 2011 to photo album "People in Film | Ewan McGregor"
The Scottish actor brings talents, looks, and most of all charm to his varied films.
Ewan McGregor | A New Type of Charming Man
Perhaps no actor redefines masculinity identity as expansively as Ewan McGregor. To be sure, he can be as butch as they come. In 2004, McGregor paused from making films to take a globe-trotting motorcycle trip chronicled in his TV documentary and book Long Way Round. He and his pal Charley Boorman rode over 20,000 though 12 countries, going all the way from England to New York city via Europe, Russia, Alaska, and Canada. But McGregor has also openly taken on a number of gay or bi-sexual roles, reveling in the chance to experience new identities, especially in love. As he told Out magazine, “I'm always interested in playing different people, in different situations. It doesn't matter to me whether someone is in love with a man or a woman. I find the idea of love and romance interesting. I'm a sucker for it. I like playing someone who's falling in love because I like the sensation of it. People do extraordinary things when they're falling in love.”