Friday, August 31, 2012


Ian McDiarmid, known to millions as Senator, Chancellor and eventually Emperor Palpatine –and alternately Darth Sidious – in Star Wars Episodes I, II, III, and VI (he was later added in to Episode V to replace the original Emperor). Now he’s heading to the New York Comic Con, which will be held October 11-14, 2012 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

McDiarmid also has been known for a wide range of movie projects including Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and appearances in the British TV series Touching Evil and City of Vice and the American series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.