Image of Ian McDiarmid

Ian McDiarmid

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


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Aug 11, 1944 In Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
45
First Appeared:
In the movie The Likely Lads 1976-02-01
Latest Project:
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019-12-18
Known For
Poster of The Odds
Poster of Star Wars: A Musical Journey
Poster of Sir Henry at Rawlinson End
Poster of Amazing Stories
Filmography
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Emperor Palpatine 2019-12-18
Series Britannia King Pellenor 2018-01-18
Movie The Lost City of Z Sir George Goldie 2016-10-15
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
Series Star Wars Rebels Emperor Palpatine 2014-10-13
Series 37 Days Sir Edward Grey 2014-03-06
Series Utopia Anton 2013-01-15
Movie The Odds 2009-10-20
Movie Margaret Denis Thatcher 2009-03-26
Series City of Vice Henry Fielding 2008-01-14
Movie Star Wars: A Musical Journey Host 2005-05-03
Series Elizabeth I Lord Burghley 2005-09-29
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious 2005-05-17
Movie Our Hidden Lives B. Charles 2005-10-03
Movie The Story of Star Wars Palpatine/The Emperor (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Series Charles II: The Power and The Passion Sir Edward Hyde 2003-11-16
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Chancellor Palpatine 2002-05-15
Series Spooks Unknown 2002-05-13
Movie Crime and Punishment Porfiry 2002-02-12
Movie The Beginning : Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001-02-01
Movie Sleepy Hollow: Behind the Legend Himself 2000-05-23
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Senator Palpatine 1999-05-19
Movie Great Expectations Jaggers 1999-05-09
Movie Sleepy Hollow Dr. Lancaster 1999-11-18
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception Prof. Levi 1999-10-31
Movie All the King's Men Rev. Pierrepoint Edwards 1999-11-14
Movie Hillsborough Doctor Popper, Coroner 1996-09-11
Series Karaoke Oliver Morse 1996-04-28
Movie Restoration Ambrose 1995-12-29
Movie Annie: A Royal Adventure Dr. Eli Eon 1995-11-18
Movie Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Vatisenko 1991-04-22
Movie Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Arthur 1988-12-14
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Movie Return of the Jedi The Emperor 1983-05-25
Movie The Nation's Health 1983-10-27
Movie Gorky Park Prof. Andreev 1983-12-15
Movie Dragonslayer Brother Jacopus 1981-06-26
Movie Richard's Things Burglar 1980-12-26
Movie Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Reg Smeeton 1980-11-07
Movie The Awakening Dr. Richter 1980-07-31
Movie The Empire Strikes Back The Emperor 1980-05-20
Movie A Performance of Macbeth The Porter / Ross 1979-02-02
Movie Amazing Stories Blade 1976-02-01
Movie The Likely Lads Vicar 1976-02-01