He directed Jean Anouilh's play, "The Rehearsal," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Nicola Pagett, Jonathan Hyde and Jonathan Kent.
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[on digitally replacing Clive Revill
in the DVD release of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
(1980)] George felt that it was just and proper. When he made Empire, we hadn't met, and he didn't have a particular idea of who would play the Emperor or how the character would develop. And he had no notion that he would do the backstory - Episodes I, II, and III. So whoever played the ...
His Star Wars character, Senator Palpatine, is believed to have been named after the character Senator Palantine, who appears in the film Taxi Driver
(1976). In Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
(2005), Palpatine conceals a lightsaber in his sleeve and brings the hilt into his hand when he is about to engage in a fight. As Travis Bickle, Robert De Niro
conceals his handgun likewise in
Often uses a soft-spoken, accented voice