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Ewen Bremner

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland and with over twenty five feature film credits to his name, it was Mike Leigh's acclaimed Naked that marked a turning point in Ewen Bremner's early acting career. This quickly led to roles in Danny Cannon's Judge Dredd, Prince of Jutland, Ruffian Hearts and The Phoenix and The Magic Carpet. 1996 saw Bremner take on the role that resulted in one of his most memorable and celebrated performances as Spud in Danny Boyles' hugely successful Trainspotting.

Other major credits have included, The Acid House, Life of Stuff, Mojo, Julien Donkey-Boy, Paranoid, Guy Ritchie's Snatch, Pearl Harbor, Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down, The Reckoning, Skagerrak, Welcome to the Jungle, Around the World in Eighty Days and more recently, Woody Allen's Match Point, Alien Vs. Predator, Sixteen Years of Alcohol and Marvelous.

Major TV drama roles have included, the BBC's recent production of The Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I, The True Adventures of Robert Louis Stevenson, The Baader Meinhof Gang Show and Surrealissimo.

Bremner's stage work includes Kathy Burke's Donmar Warehouse production of God of Hell, Trainspotting at the Bush Theatre and the Traverse/Citizen's Theatre, Gormenghast at the Lyric Hammersmith, The Present and Bright Light Shining at the Bush, Slab Boys, Greenfingers, The Funeral and Conquest of the South Pole at The Royal Court Theatre.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Ewen Bremner Facts

BirthplacePortobello, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height5' 9½" (1m77)  How tall is Ewen Bremner compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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