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Darth Sidious (Character)
from Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

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Biography:
Palpatine, also known by his Sith name Darth Sidious... See more »
Alternate Names:
Chancellor Palpatine / Emperador Palpatine / Emperor / Emperor Palpatine / Emperor Palpatine in "Run Leia Run" / Palpatine / Palpatine Parody / Senator Palpatine / Sidious / Smarmy British Palpatine / Supreme Chancellor / Supreme Chancellor Palpatine / The Emperator / The Emperor / The Voice of The Emperor

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  1. "Star Wars: Detours" (2016) TV series Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Emperor Palpatine)

  2. "How It Should Have Ended"
    ... aka "H.I.S.H.E." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - How Revenge of the Sith Should Have Ended (2015) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter (as Chancellor Palpatine)
        - How Attack of the Clones Should Have Ended (2015) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter (as Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Villain Pub - Zombie Night (2015) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter (as Emperor Palpatine)
        - Villain Pub - The New Smile (2015) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter (as Emperor Palpatine)
        - How the Avengers: Age of Ultron Should Have Ended - Part Two (2015) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter (as Emperor Palpatine)
          (6 more)
  3. "JonTron's StarCade"
        - The Star Wars Holiday Special (FINALE) (2015) TV episode, Played by Gordon Tarpley (as Emperor Palpatine) / Mick Lauer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  4. "JonTron"
        - StarCade: Episode 9 - The Star Wars Holiday Special (FINALE) (2015) TV episode, Played by Mick Lauer (as Palpatine) / Gordon Tarpley (as Palpatine)
  5. "Super Power Beat Down"
        - Spider-Man vs. Darth Maul (2015) TV episode, Played by Sean Schoenke / Jason Marnocha
  6. "Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales"
        - Gambit on Geonosis (2015) TV episode, Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
        - Flight of the Falcon (2015) TV episode, Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
        - Crisis on Coruscant (2015) TV episode, Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
        - Exit from Endor (2015) TV episode, Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
  7. "Star Wars Rebels"
        - The Siege of Lothal (2015) TV episode, Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  8. The New Yoda Chronicles: Clash of the Skywalkers (2014) (TV) Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
  9. The Empire (2014) Played by Bruce Jones (as Emperor)
  10. "Team Unicorn"
        - All About That Base (2014) TV episode, Played by Troy Manning (as Emperor Palpatine)
  11. The New Yoda Chronicles: Raid on Coruscant (2014) (TV) Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
  12. The New Yoda Chronicles: Race for the Holocrons (2014) (TV) Played by Trevor Devall (as Emperor Palpatine)
  13. "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Rise of the Bounty Hunters" - USA (second season title)
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Secrets Revealed" - USA (third season title)
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Battle Lines" - USA (fourth season title)
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions" - USA (sixth season title)
        - Sacrifice (2014) TV episode, Played by Tim Curry
        - The Lost One (2014) TV episode, Played by Tim Curry / Tim Curry (as Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Voices (2014) TV episode, Played by Tim Curry
        - The Disappeared: Part 1 (2014) TV episode, Played by Tim Curry (as Chancellor Palpatine)
        - The Rise of Clovis (2014) TV episode, Played by Ian Abercrombie / Ian Abercrombie (as Chancellor Palpatine)
          (32 more)
  14. Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Attack of the Jedi (2013) (TV) Played by Trevor Devall / Trevor Devall (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  15. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2013) Played by Thomas Alexander Williams (as Emperor Palpatine)
  16. "Half in the Bag"
        - Summer Movie Catch Up and Things (2013) TV episode, Played by Mike Stoklasa (as Palpatine)
  17. Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Menace of the Sith (2013) Played by Trevor Devall / Trevor Devall (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  18. Star Wars Speed Dating (2013) (V) Played by Michael Rousselet (as Emperor Palpatine)
  19. Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - The Phantom Clone (2013) (TV) Played by Trevor Devall (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  20. Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - The Dark Side Rises (2013) Played by Trevor Devall
  21. Star Wars VII: Return of the Empire (2013) Played by Ed Bassmaster (as The Emperor)
  22. Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Who Let the Clones Out (2013) Played by Trevor Devall
  23. Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (2012) (TV) Played by Dennis Edwards (as The Emperor) / Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  24. "CrazyJoshCravy"
        - Lego Star Wars: Vader Quits (2011) TV episode, Played by Joshua Cravy (as The Emperor)
  25. Star Wars: The Dark Empire (2011) (V) Played by David Anghel
  26. Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace (2011) (TV) Played by R. Martin Klein / R. Martin Klein (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  27. Our Wars Remastered (2011) Played by Tom Schalk
  28. Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010) (TV) Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Emperor Palpatine)
  29. Star Wars: Qui-Gon Jinn III (2010) (V) Played by David Anghel
  30. Star Wars: Qui-Gon Jinn II (2010) (V) Played by David Anghel

  31. "The Nostalgia Critic"
    ... aka "Nostalgia Critic" - USA (sixth season title)
        - The Star Wars Holiday Special (2009) TV episode, Played by Rob Walker (as Emperor Palpatine)
  32. The Mandalorian Legacy (2009) Played by Piotr Michael (as Emperor Palpatine)
  33. Star Wars: Qui-Gon Jinn (2009) (V) Played by David Anghel
  34. Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008) (TV) Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Emperor Palpatine)
  35. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) Played by Ian Abercrombie / Ian Abercrombie (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  36. Padmé (2008) (V) Played by Jason Ginsburg (as Sidious)
  37. "5 Second Movies"
        - Star Wars: Episode III (2008) TV episode, Played by Doug Walker (as Palpatine)
  38. Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007) (TV) Played by Robert Smigel (as Palpatine Parody) / Seth MacFarlane (as Emperor Palpatine)
  39. "Family Guy"
    ... aka "Padre de familia" - USA (Spanish title)
        - Barely Legal (2006) TV episode, Played by Chris Sheridan (as Emperor Palpatine)
        - The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire (2005) TV episode, Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Emperor Palpatine)
  40. "GameStar: Die Redaktion"
        - Storymat Plus (2006) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperator)
        - Raumschiff GameStar am Ende (2005) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperator)
  41. "Vader Chat Room"
    ... aka "VCR: Ep. I - ANC" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Vader Chat Room: Episode I - A New Chat" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Vader Chat Room: Episode II - The Chat Room Strikes Back" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Vader Chat Room: Episode III - Return of the Chat Room" - USA (alternative title)
        - Return of the Chat Room (2006) TV episode, Played by Dylan C. Bargas (as The Emperor)
        - The Chat Room Strikes Back (2006) TV episode, Played by Dylan C. Bargas (as The Emperor)
  42. Star Wars: Extintion (2006) Played by Ángel Beltrán (as Emperador Palpatine) / Miguel Ávalos (as Emperador Palpatine)
    ... aka "Star Wars: Extinción" - Spain (original title)
  43. "Robot Chicken"
        - 1987 (2006) TV episode, Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Emperor Palpatine)
  44. Return of Pink Five (2006) (V) Played by Stephen Stanton (as Emperor Palpatine)
  45. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
    ... aka "Revenge of the Sith" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D" - USA (3-D version)
    ... aka "Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith" - USA (promotional title)
  46. Star Wars: Revelations (2005) (V) Played by Errol Spat Oktan (as Emperor Palpatine) / Jonathan Thorpe (as Emperor Palpatine)
  47. Sith Apprentice (2005) Played by Robert Alley (as The Emperor)
  48. "Star Wars: Clone Wars"
        - Chapter 25 (2005) TV episode, Played by Nick Jameson (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Chapter 24 (2005) TV episode, Played by Nick Jameson (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Chapter 23 (2005) TV episode, Played by Nick Jameson (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Chapter 22 (2005) TV episode, Played by Nick Jameson / Nick Jameson (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Chapter 7 (2003) TV episode, Played by Nick Jameson
          (1 more)
  49. Star Wars Epizod III - Imladris (2005) Played by Michal Piotrowski (as Palpatine)
  50. Darth Apprentice (2004) Played by Travis Hedges Williams (as The Emperor)
  51. "Raumschiff Gamestar"
        - Das trojanische Pferd (Series Finale) (2004) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperor)
        - Von Spinnen und Spinnern (2004) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperor)
        - Die Dschungelprüfung (2004) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperor)
        - Der schrecklichste Ort des Universums (2004) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperor)
        - Planlos im All (2004) TV episode, Played by Walter Reindl (as The Emperor)
          (27 more)
  52. The Solo's (2004) Played by Paul Matthew Miller (as Emperor Palpatine)
  53. Once Upon a Jedi (2004) Played by Ron Prather (as Emperor Palpatine)
  54. 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (2003) (V) Played by Rubén Valtierra
  55. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Superlaser (2003) Played by James Dastoli (as Emperor Palpatine)
  56. Run Leia Run (2003) Played by Darren Scales (as Emperor Palpatine)
  57. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
    ... aka "Attack of the Clones" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "Attack of the Clones: The IMAX Experience" - USA (IMAX version (promotional title))
    ... aka "Star Wars II" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D" - USA (3-D version)

  58. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Senator Palpatine)
    ... aka "Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "The Phantom Menace" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "Star Wars Episode 1: Phantom Menace" - Japan (English title)
  59. The Dark Redemption (1999) Played by Drew Sneddon (as The Emperor) / William Bowden (as The Voice of The Emperor)
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Dark Redemption" - USA (video box title)

  60. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) Played by Ian McDiarmid (as The Emperor)
    ... aka "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" - International (English title) (promotional title), UK (promotional title), USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "Return of the Jedi" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi" - USA (video box title)
  61. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Played by Clive Revill (as Emperor) / Ian McDiarmid (as Emperor) / Elaine Baker (as Emperor)
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" - UK (promotional title), USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back" - USA (video box title)
    ... aka "The Empire Strikes Back" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "The Empire Strikes Back: StarWars II" - USA (promotional title)
Video-game:
  1. Star Wars: Battlefront (2015) (VG) Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  2. Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015) (VG) Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  3. Kinect Star Wars (2012) (VG) Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  4. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (2010) (VG) Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)

  5. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Ultimate Sith Edition (2009) (VG) Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  6. Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes (2009) (VG) Played by Ian Abercrombie / Ian Abercrombie (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  7. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) (VG) Played by Ian Abercrombie
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels" - USA (alternative title)
  8. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008) (VG) Played by Sam Witwer (as Emperor Palpatine)
  9. Star Wars: Empire at War (2006) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine)
  10. Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine) / Nick Jameson (as Smarmy British Palpatine)
  11. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson / Nick Jameson (as Chancellor Palpatine)
  12. Star Wars: Battlefront (2004) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson / Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine)
  13. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III - Rebel Strike (2003) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor)
  14. Star Wars: Bounty Hunter (2002) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson
  15. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds (2002) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson / Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine) / Nick Jameson (as Supreme Chancellor)

  16. Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance (1999) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine)
  17. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Senator Palpatine)
  18. Star Wars: Rebellion (1998) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine)
  19. Star Wars: Rebel Assault II - the Hidden Empire (1995) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor)
    ... aka "Star Wars: Rebel Assault II" - International (English title) (short title)
  20. Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994) (VG) Played by Nick Jameson (as Emperor Palpatine)
Archive Footage:
  1. "The Drunken Peasants"
        - Vegan Gains Joins Us - Prank Calls to Caiden Cowger - Opening Fan Mail (2016) TV episode, Played by Ian McDiarmid (as The Emperor)
        - **SPOILERS** the Drunken Peasants Podcast Awakens! (2015) TV episode, Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Emperor Palpatine)
  2. "Special Collector's Edition"
    ... aka "Edición Especial Coleccionista" - Spain (original title)
        - Episodio 101: Especial Star Wars II (2014) TV episode, Played by Elaine Baker (as Emperor) / Ian McDiarmid (as The Emperor) / Ian McDiarmid (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
  3. "5 Second Movies"
        - Star Wars: Episode III (2008) TV episode, Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Chancellor Palpatine)
        - Star Wars: Episode VI (2008) TV episode, Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Emperor Palpatine)
  4. Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (2006) (VG) Played by Ian McDiarmid (as Emperor Palpatine)
  5. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) (VG) Played by Ian McDiarmid / Ian McDiarmid (as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine)
  6. Adam Bertocci Makes 'Love: The Movie' (2005) (V) Played by Darren Scales (as Emperor Palpatine in "Run Leia Run")

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From Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
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