Ian McDiarmid Celebrity
- Became enamored of acting and the theater at age 5 after his parents took him to see a variety show in Dundee.
- First acting experience was a role in a primary-school production of The Waltzing Matilda.
- Performed with Glasgow's Citizens Theatre during the early 1970s.
- Served as joint artistic director (with Jonathan Kent) of the Almeida Theatre in London from 1990 to 2002.
- Knew he'd landed a part in Return of the Jedi when George Lucas complimented his nose.
- 2006, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Winner
- University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland (MA in Clinical Psychology); Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, Scotland
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