Ian McDiarmid Not Married Man? Talks About Work In Interviews

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Ian McDiarmid Not Married Man? Talks About Work In Interviews

If you are a movie fanatic, then you have probably heard or watched one of the most-coveted movie, Star Wars. 

Well, one of the favorite roles in 'Star Wars,' Sheev Palpatine, was portrayed by no other than actor Ian McDiarmid. He is famous for what he does and is someone who has invested all his life in acting. His love for his profession becomes vivid through his career.

But, what is the real deal behind his personal life? Is he a married man? Let's read on to know.

Ian McDiarmid's Life

Ian McDiarmid is a celebrity, who has been in the entertainment industry, all his life. He probably knows every nooks and cranny on what goes on in Hollywood. But, it also gives a sense of awareness and perhaps, it could be the reason why Ian is so private when it comes to his personal life.

Moreover, he has also maintained distance from the social media. Thus, the information regarding his possible married life with wife and children is in the shadows and safe with himself; of course, if he is living one!

Additionally, even in interviews, he only seems to talk about his career. So, it seems like Ian loves to prioritize his work while keeping his personal life content far away from the spotlight. 

More About Ian McDiarmid

The Scottish actor, Ian McDiarmid, who was born on August 11 of the year 1944 in Carnoustie, Scotland, already knew that he was born to be in Hollywood. At the age of five, he knew he wanted to be an actor after he saw the play, Tommy Morgan. However, he was afraid that his father would disapprove of his dream of becoming an actor. As a result, he studied for a degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of St. Andrews.

Nevertheless, he knew that he belonged to the theatre. So, he attended the Royal Academy in Glasgow and received a gold medal for his work. 

Ian McDiarmid who is 73 years of age and stands at the height of 1.78 m (5' 10"), worked as a theatre director from 1990 till the year 2001. The famous actor who enjoys a net worth of $10 million, is widely known for his performance as an emperor, Palpatine in George Lucas's Star Wars

Ian McDiarmid as Palpatine in Star Wars (Photo: USAToday.com) 

Ian has also appeared in other movies including 'The Likely Lads,' 'Richard's Things,' 'The Empire Strikes Back,' 'Dragonslayer,' 'Return of the Jedi' and 'Gorky Park' to name a few. Ian's talent and hard work have honored him with many accolades including Tony Awards for Best Featured Actor in the year 2006 for 'Faith Healer.'

Further, he received Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Theater Actor in 2001 for 'Faith Healer' and Time Out Comedy Awards for Directing in 1985 for 'Scenes from an Execution' and 1990 for 'Volpone.'

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