Ian McDiarmid

Ian McDiarmid

actor, soundtrack

Ian McDiarmid was born on Aug 11, 1944 in UK. Ian McDiarmid's big-screen debut came with The Likely Lads directed by Michael Tuchner in 1976, strarring Vicar. Ian McDiarmid is known for Tales of the Jedi directed by Saul Ruiz, Corey Burton stars as Dooku and Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano. Ian McDiarmid has got 1 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Ian McDiarmid achieved is Clarence Derwent Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Ian McDiarmid plays is Tales of the Jedi - Season 2 which will be released on Oct 26, 2022.

Ian McDiarmid was born on August 11, 1944 in Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland. He studied for a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of St. Andrews, but eventually found that his calling was in theatre. He went to the Royal Academy in Glasgow, where he received the prestigious gold medal for his work. He now has a highly successful career as a theatre director, and from 1990 until his retirement in 2001, was Joint Artistic Director of London's Almeida Theatre in Islington. He and his co-director Jonathan Kent revived the Almeida and persuaded many Hollywood stars including Kevin Spacey, Ralph Fiennes and Anna Friel to tread the boards in their humble theatre. They won the coveted London Evening Standard Award in 1998 for their efforts. McDiarmid is also well known for his film and television appearances, and is perhaps most famous for his chilling performance as Emperor Palpatine in George Lucas's Star Wars films.

  • Birthday

    Aug 11, 1944
  • Place of Birth

    Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland, UK
  • Also known

    Иен Макдермид, Иан Макдермид

Known For


1 wins & 3 nominations

Clarence Derwent Awards
Best supporting Male (UK)
Winner - Clarence Derwent Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows