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Born: January 23, 1972 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: musician, actor

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Few film actors have built an entire career off a single performance. Yet Ewen Bremner, who is best known for his lively portrayal of a strung out junkie named "Spud" in Danny Boyle's "Trainspotting" (1996), is one such performer. "Trainspotting" received unanimous praise when it released in the winter of 1996, with Bremner receiving some of the best reviews of his career. The film, which was largely shot in Scotland and initially released in Britain, also opened numerous opportunities for the young actor in Hollywood. In the years that followed, he appeared in military blockbusters like "Black Hawk Down" (2001) and "Pearl Harbor" (2001), while maintaining his indie roots with acclaimed performances in "Snatch" and "Match Point," the latter of which was directed by Woody Allen.

Few film actors have built an entire career off a single performance. Yet Ewen Bremner, who is best known for his lively portrayal of a strung out junkie named "Spud" in Danny Boyle's "Trainspotting" (1996), is one such performer. "Trainspotting" received unanimous praise when it released in the winter of 1996, with Bremner receiving some of the best reviews of his career. The film, which was largely shot in Scotland and initially released in Britain, also opened numerous opportunities for the young actor in Hollywood. In the years that followed, he appeared in military blockbusters like "Black Hawk Down" (2001) and "Pearl Harbor" (2001), while maintaining his indie roots with acclaimed performances in "Snatch" and "Match Point," the latter of which was directed by Woody Allen.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Snowpiercer (2014)
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 Perfect Sense (2011)
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 Wide Open Spaces (2009)
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 Fool's Gold (2008)
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 Faintheart (2008)
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 Mediator (2008)
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1996:
Breakthrough role as Spud in Danny Boyle's film adaptation of "Trainspotting"; first collaboration with Ewan McGregor
1999:
Had title role in Harmony Korine's "Julien Donkey-Boy"
2000:
Made cameo appearance in Guy Ritchie's "Snatch"
2001:
Cast in the Michael Bay big-budgeted "Pearl Harbor"
2002:
Re-teamed with Ewan McGregor for Ridley Scott's war film "Black Hawk Down"
2004:
Had a small role in the Disney live action feature "Around the World in 80 Days"
2005:
Co-starred with Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers in Woody Allen's "Match Point"
2007:
Co-starred in the Frank Oz directed "Death at a Funeral"
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companion:
Marcia Rose. Actor, singer.

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