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Ian McDiarmid

1944-08-11 Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland, UK

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Ian McDiarmid is a Scottish actor and director best known for portraying Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars film series. He has received an Olivier Award for Best Actor and a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performances. Wikipedia


Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return Self - Emperor Palpatine 2022-09-08
Icons Unearthed: Star Wars Self 2022-07-12
The Skywalker Legacy Self 2020-03-18
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Emperor Palpatine 2019-12-18
The Lost City of Z Sir George Goldie 2017-03-15
Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Self 2015-12-15
Star Wars: Greatest Moments Self 2015-12-26
Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal Emperor Palpatine (voice) 2015-04-18
The Odds 2009-10-20
Margaret Denis Thatcher 2009-03-26
Our Hidden Lives B. Charles 2005-10-03
Star Wars: A Musical Journey Host 2005-05-03
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious 2005-05-17
The Story of Star Wars Palpatine/The Emperor (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Crime and Punishment Porfiry 2002-02-12
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Chancellor Palpatine 2002-05-15
The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' Self 2001-10-16
Sleepy Hollow: Behind the Legend Self 2000-05-23
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Senator Palpatine 1999-05-19
Great Expectations Jaggers 1999-04-12
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception Prof. Levi 1999-10-31
Sleepy Hollow Dr. Lancaster 1999-11-19
All the King's Men Rev. Pierrepoint Edwards 1999-11-14
Hillsborough Doctor Popper, Coroner 1996-09-11
Restoration Ambrose 1995-12-29
Annie: A Royal Adventure Dr. Eli Eon 1995-11-18
Heart of Darkness Doctor 1993-10-01
Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Vatisenko 1991-04-22
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Arthur 1988-12-14
Gorky Park Prof. Andreev 1983-12-15
Return of the Jedi The Emperor 1983-05-25
Dragonslayer Brother Jacopus 1981-06-26
The Empire Strikes Back Emperor (Special Edition 2004) 1980-05-20
The Awakening Dr. Richter 1980-07-09
Richard's Things Burglar 1980-12-26
Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Reg Smeeton 1980-11-07
A Performance of Macbeth The Porter / Ross 1979-02-02
Amazing Stories Blade 1976-02-01
The Likely Lads Vicar 1976-02-01