Ian McDiarmid

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 72
Ian McDiarmid is a Scottish actor and director of stage and screen, 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.

Ian McDiarmid is a Scottish actor and director of stage and screen, 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.

Born

Friday, 11 August 1944

Actor Filmography

Obi-Wan Kenobi Emperor Palpatine 2022
Star Wars: The Bad Batch Darth Sidious 2021
The Skywalker Legacy Self 2020
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker Emperor Palpatine 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Britannia King Pellenor 2017
The Lost City of Z Sir George Goldie 2017
Star Wars Celebration 2015 Self - Guest 2015
Star Wars Rebels Emperor Palpatine (voice), Emperor Palpatine, Emperor Sheev Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice) 2014
37 Days Sir Edward Grey / Edward Grey, Edward Grey 2014
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Obi-Wan Kenobi Emperor Palpatine 2022
Star Wars: The Bad Batch Darth Sidious 2021
The Skywalker Legacy Self 2020
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker Emperor Palpatine 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Britannia King Pellenor 2017
The Lost City of Z Sir George Goldie 2017
Star Wars Celebration 2015 Self - Guest 2015
Star Wars Rebels Emperor Palpatine (voice), Emperor Palpatine, Emperor Sheev Palpatine / Darth Sidious (voice) 2014
37 Days Sir Edward Grey / Edward Grey, Edward Grey 2014
The Drunken Peasants Emperor Palpatine, The Emperor 2014
Words with Warwick Self 2013
Utopia Anton 2013
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
Margaret Denis Thatcher 2009
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Darth Sidious 2008
5 Second Movies Chancellor Palpatine, Emperor Palpatine 2008
City of Vice Henry Fielding 2008
The 60th Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 2006
Elizabeth I Lord Burghley 2005
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious 2005
The Last King Sir Edward Hyde 2003
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / Chancellor Palpatine 2002
MI-5 Prof. Fred Roberts 2002
Crime & Punishment Porfiry 2002
Sleepy Hollow Doctor Lancaster / Dr. Lancaster 1999
All the King's Men Rev. Pierrepoint Edwards 1999
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception Prof. Levi 1999
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Senator Palpatine 1999
Great Expectations Jaggers 1999
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Ronald Callender 1997
Touching Evil Ronald Hinks 1997
Rebecca Coroner 1997
Hillsborough Doctor Popper, Coroner 1996
Restoration Ambrose 1995
Annie: A Royal Adventure! Dr. Eli Eon 1995
Heart of Darkness Doctor 1994
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Prof. Levi 1992
Chernobyl: The Final Warning Dr. Vatisenko 1991
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Arthur 1988
Inspector Morse Hugo De Vries 1987
Gorky Park Prof. Andreev / Professor Andreev 1983
Bookmark George Devine 1983
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi The Emperor 1983
Dragonslayer Brother Jacopus 1981
Richard's Things Burglar 1980
Sir Henry at Rawlinson End Reg Smeeton 1980
The Awakening Dr. Richter 1980
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Emperor (2004 DVD version) 1980
Macbeth The Porter / Ross 1979
The Professionals Mickey Hamilton 1977
The Likely Lads Vicar 1976
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