The Merchant of Venice - playing Shylock, at the Almeida Theatre, London, UK.
3 Interviews |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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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 ...
Based his character Emperor Palpatine's unusual voice on the Japanese method of using your stomach to project yourself. The result was a strange, guttural croak that Lucas decided was perfect for the character of Palpatine. In an earlier draft of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
(1980), the Emperor was described as having a voice that was even deeper and more terrifying than Darth ...
Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars films