Honours for Farah & McGregor

Olympic athlete Mo Farah is collecting his CBE for services to athletics today. Actor Ewan McGregor will also collect the OBE for services to drama and charity.

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Ewan McGregor to collect OBE at Buckingham Palace

Actor Ewan McGregor will also collect the OBE for services to drama and charity today.

Actor, Ewan McGregor Credit: Press Association

The 42-year-old Scot first found fame after playing heroin addict Mark Renton in director Danny Boyle's 1996 classic Trainspotting. He has since combined huge roles such as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Was with smaller independent movies. He also works with children charities Unicef and Go Campaign.

Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in a scene from Star Wars Episode 3 - Revenge of the Sith Credit: Press Association

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