Ewan McGregor’s Uncle, Who Played Wedge Antilles in Star Wars, Warned Him Against Obi-Wan Role

Ewan McGregor may have starred as Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas‘ Star Wars prequels, but his uncle had a few reservations.In a People exclusive clip of this weekend’s Sunday Today with Willie Geist, McGregor told host Willie Geist he had always admired his uncle, Denis Lawson, 72, calling the older actor his “hero.” Lawson played Wedge Antilles in Lucas’ original Star Wars trilogy.“When my parents took me to see Star Wars for the first time in a cinema, to see my uncle on the screen but also it was Star Wars, it blew my mind,” McGregor, 48, said.The Birds of Prey star continued,

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