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How old was Ian McDiarmid in the movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace?

Ian McDiarmid was 53 in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace when he played the character 'Senator Palpatine'.

That was over 23 years ago in 1999.

Today he is 78, and has starred in 31 movies in total, 14 since Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, I think Ian McDiarmid looks:

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace scores 6.4 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Ian McDiarmid's first acting role was as 'Senator Palpatine' in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, released in 1999 when he was 54.

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