Ian McDiarmid Rank
About Ian McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid is a Scottish actor and stage director best known for his portrayal of the character Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious in the Star Wars film franchise. His other film and television appearances include the 1999 supernatural horror film Sleepy Hollow and the crime drama television series City of Vice. In addition to his screen and television work, he has also won acclaim for his work in theatre.
As a stage actor and director, he has won numerous honors and awards, including a Laurence Olivier Award in 1982, a Critics' Circle Theatre Award in 2001 and a Tony Award in 2006.
Fearing that his father would disapprove of him choosing acting over pursuing a higher education, he was forced to attend the University of St Andrews, where he eventually earned a Master’s degree in clinical psychology.
Ian McDiarmid Rank
Ian McDiarmid's Popularity
Ian McDiarmid is a famous Scottish actor, who was born on August 11, 1944. As a person born on this date, Ian McDiarmid is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (August 11) and the 57th most popular for the year (1944).
People born on August 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Ian McDiarmid is the 1213th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Ian McDiarmid's birthday, Ian McDiarmid is the 64th most famous Scottish.
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