Ewan Stewart

Andrew Ewan Stewart[1] (born 26 August 1957) is a Scottish film, television and stage actor.

Ewan Stewart
Andrew Ewan Stewart

(1957-08-26) 26 August 1957 (age 62)
Glasgow, Scotland
EducationClifton Hall School
Merchiston Castle School
Years active1979-present
Spouse(s)Clare Byam-Shaw
ChildrenThomas Stewart
Eleanor Stewart
Parent(s)Andy Stewart
Sheila Stewart

Early lifeEdit

Stewart was born in Glasgow, and is the son of the late Scottish entertainer Andy Stewart. His mother Sheila lives in Arbroath, Scotland. Stewart was educated at Edinburgh's Clifton Hall School and Merchiston Castle School from 1966–1974. He left Scotland to move to London in 1975 and started working in theatres as well as studying drama.


Stewart's first television appearance was in an advertisement for Scottish "Bluebell" matches. His first major TV appearance was in 1979 in the TV remake of All Quiet on the Western Front, with Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine.

Stewart is perhaps best known for playing First Officer Murdoch in Titanic (1997). In 2005, Stewart was one of many European actors considered for the vacant role of James Bond. In 2008, Stewart starred in the film Ecstasy based on The Undefeated from Irvine Welsh's best-selling novel Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance. Stewart was the voice actor and motion caption actor for Shen in the video game Heavenly Sword. Stewart is well known to Only Fools and Horses fans for portraying Dr Robbie Meadows in the hugely popular television series.

Personal lifeEdit

Stewart is married and lives in London with his wife, English actress Clare Byam-Shaw, and his two children, Thomas and Eleanor.



Year Title Role
1979 That Summer Stu
1982 Remembrance Sean
1982 Who Dares Wins Terrorist (Kevin)
1983 Flight to Berlin Jack
1985 Not Quite Paradise Angus Ross
1988 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover Henchman (Harris)
1991 Kafka The Castle Attendant
1993 Down Among the Big Boys with Billy Connolly as a henchman
1993 Nervous Energy Peter Reid
1994 Rob Roy Coll
1996 Stella Does Tricks McGuire
1997 Titanic First Officer William Murdoch
1999 The Big Brass Ring Kinzel
2000 The Closer You Get Pat
2000 Little Bird Michael Hall
2001 Conspiracy Dr. Georg Leibbrandt
2002 The Last Great Wilderness Magnus
2003 Young Adam Daniel Gordon
2004 One Last Chance Fitz's dad
2004 Dirty War Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Ives
2006 Alpha Male Hilary Benz
2007 Straightheads Uncredited
2009 Valhalla Rising Eirik (Chieftain of the Crusaders)
2015 Hector Peter


Year Title Role
1979 All Quiet on the Western Front Detering (German soldier)
1980 Rain on the Roof Billy
1980 Mackenzie Jamie Mackenzie
1981 The Professionals (episode: Operation Susie) Rudiger Molner
1980 Barriers Rob
1981 Ill Fares the Land
1980 The Camerons Sam Cameron
1982 Antony and Cleopatra TV
1983 Good and Bad at Games Colenso
1984 Distant Scream
1986 Paradise Postponed Gary Kitson
1986 Boon (episode: The Big Game Hunt) Vincent Black
1989 Only Fools and Horses (episode: In Sickness and in Wealth) Dr Robbie Meadows
1991-1992 The Advocates Barrister Greg McDowell
1993 Spender (episode: The More Things Change)
1996 The Mugs Game Kenny Cowan
1998 Looking After Jo Jo Charlie McCann
1998 Heat of the Sun John McAlister
1998 Touch and Go Rob Aldridge
1999 The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes Professor Canning
1999 The Bill (episode: Treading Water) Steve Raines
2000 Nature Boy Len
2000 Rebus (John Hannah episode: The Hanging Garden) DI Jack Morton
2000 Rebus (John Hannah episode: Black and Blue) DI Jack Morton
2001 Silent Witness (Series 5 episode: World Cruise) DS Chris Moorhouse
2001 Football TV Dad
2003 Real Men Alistair Jackson
2003 The Key Joe
2003 P.O.W. Corporal John Stevens
2003 Witchcraze Bishop James Carmichael
2003 Trevor's World of Sport Ned Scott
2004 Dirty War Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Ives
2005 Malice Aforethought Inspector
2005 The Somme Rawlinson
2007 Rebus (Ken Stott episode: The First Stone) Michael Walker
2008 Walter's War Sergeant Fuller
2008-2009 River City Daniel McKee
2013 The Escape Artist Advocate Depute
2015 The Interceptor Cartwright

Other credited television rolesEdit

  • Dream Baby
  • Shadows on our Skin
  • Soldiers Talking Cleanly
  • The Quiet Days of Mrs Stafford
  • Green Street Revisited
  • A Woman Calling
  • The Man From Dene
  • Concordes last flight (Narrator)

Video gameEdit



  1. ^ "Ewan Stewart - Listal". Retrieved 30 August 2017.

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