Clive Revill

po_Revill-CliveClive Selsby Revill (born April 18, 1930) is a New Zealand-born character actor best known for his performances in musical theater and on the London stage.

He is also known for his voice work, which includes the voice of Emperor Palpatine in the original 1980 version of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (he was later replaced by Ian McDiarmid in the 2004 DVD version for continuity’s sake, though Revill is still credited), numerous cartoons such as The Transformers, Batman: The Animated Series and DuckTales and more recently video games, including Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Conquest: Frontier Wars.