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How old was Ian McDiarmid in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith?

Ian McDiarmid was 59 in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith when he played the character 'Chancellor Palpatine / Darth Sidious'.

That was over 16 years ago in 2005.

Today he is 76, and has starred in 31 movies in total, 6 since Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, I think Ian McDiarmid looks:

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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith scores 7.2 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.

Also aged 59 in their movies

Also in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

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