Ian McDiarmid was a Scottish actor, stage performer and director. He was born on August 11, 1944 Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland. He got the greatest fame from his role of “Emperor Palpatine” in the “Star Wars”. Ian McDiarmid won many awards including Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama,Laurence Olivier Award for best actor and Manchester Evening News award for best actor. His famous films are The Awakening, Return of the Jedi, Sleepy Hollow and Star Wars. All information about early life, family, professional life and net worth of of Ian McDiarmid is described in this article. Any information about his family and friends are not known yet. The reason is that Ian has not revealed it at any stage.
Quick Facts & Bio of Ian McDiarmid
|Date of Birth
|August 11, 1944
|Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland
|Master in Psychology
Queen’s College (now The University of Dundee)
|5 feet 10 inches
|$10 million US dollars
Early Life of Ian McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid was born in 1944 and started taking interest in theater at the age of five years. Firstly, he went to watch theater with his father. After that he want to study about films, drama and theatre but did not do it due to the afraid of his father. So he completed his Master in Psychology from Queen’s College (now The University of Dundee). At last, he took training courses of acting from “Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama” in Glasgow. He won the first gold medal from this academy due to his hard work and passion in acting.
Family of McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid has not revealed his personal life at any platform. Therefore, there is no information about his parents, wife, children and siblings on internet.
Professional Life of McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid has worked in several British theaters. He worked in Shakespeare plays. These plays are Hamlet(1972), Trevor Nunn’s(1976) and King Lear (2005).
Ian McDiarmid has also worked in many famous movies. He got the most fame from his role of “Emperor Palpatine” in the film “Star Wars”. He also played his roles of Vicar in “The Likely Lad”, Burglar in “Richard’s Things”, Professor Andreev in “Gorky Park” and Sir George Goldie in “The Lost City of Z”.
His famous television plays are The Professionals, Pity in History, Inspector Morse, Heart of Darkness and 37 Days.
He is a award winning actor and director who won several awards due his dedication to his work. The names of these awards are Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Laurence Olivier Award, Time Out Comedy Awards, Manchester Evening News and Theatregoers’ Choice Award.
Net Worth of McDiarmid
Ian McDiarmid has a net worth of approximately $10 million US dollars which he has earned from his career. He was the most famous actor who had played many popular roles in movies, TV series and theatre.McDiarmid is living a very luxurious lifestyle.