How old was Ian McDiarmid in the movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones?

Ian McDiarmid was 56 in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones when he played the character 'Chancellor Palpatine'.

That was over 21 years ago in 2002.

Today he is 78, and has starred in 36 movies in total, 12 of those since Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, I think Ian McDiarmid looks:

Did you know?

  • Director George Lucas has worked with Ian McDiarmid a total of 6 times in his career.
  • Ian McDiarmid's first movie was as 'Blade' in Amazing Stories, released in 1976 when he was 30
  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones scores 6.54 out of 10 on TMDB.
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The cast of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Ian McDiarmid's other movies