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Ian McDiarmid

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 12 films, with $3,406,089,036 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #461)
Best-known acting roles: Supreme Chancellor Palpatine (Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith), Senator Palpatine (Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace), Supreme Chancellor Palpatine (Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones), Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi), Doc Lancaster (Sleepy Hollow)
Most productive collaborators: George Lucas, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Rick McCallum, John Williams

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$1,487,371,412$1,639,295,172$3,126,666,584
(Unclassified)6$173,422,452$106,000,000$279,422,452

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 393 $1,660,793,864
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 590 $1,745,295,172
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 461 $3,406,089,036

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/15/2017 The Lost City of Z Sir George Goldie  $8,574,339 $8,547,997 $17,122,336
8/22/2006 Elizabeth I William Cecil, Lord Burghley  $0 $0 $0
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Supreme Chancellor Palpatine  $380,270,577 $468,728,300 $848,998,877
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Supreme Chancellor Palpatine  $310,676,740 $346,018,875 $656,695,615
11/19/1999 Sleepy Hollow Doc Lancaster  $101,068,340 $106,000,000 $207,068,340
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Senator Palpatine  $474,544,677 $552,500,000 $1,027,044,677
12/29/1995 Restoration Ambrose  $4,100,000 $0 $4,100,000
12/14/1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Arthur  $42,039,000 $0 $42,039,000
12/16/1983 Gorky Park Professor Andreev  $15,900,000 $0 $15,900,000
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Emperor Palpatine  $309,205,079 $263,500,000 $572,705,079
6/26/1981 Dragonslayer Brother Jacobus  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
10/31/1980 The Awakening Dr. Richter  $8,415,112 $0 $8,415,112
Movies: 12Totals:$1,660,793,864$1,745,295,172$3,406,089,036
  Averages:$138,399,489$145,441,264$283,840,753


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/15/2017 The Lost City of Z $110,175 866 $8,574,339 $17,122,336 50.1%
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 3,663 $380,270,577 $848,998,877 44.8%
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 3,161 $310,676,740 $656,695,615 47.3%
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $64,810,970 3,126 $474,544,677 $1,027,044,677 46.2%
12/29/1995 Restoration $75,514 457 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 100.0%
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $23,019,618 2,111 $309,205,079 $572,705,079 54.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $1,487,371,412$3,126,666,584 
 Averages:$46,079,9892,231$247,895,235$521,111,09757.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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