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Sheev Palpatine is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Star Wars franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid. In the original trilogy, he is depicted as emperor of the Galactic Empire and the master of villain Darth Vader. In the prequel trilogy, he is portrayed as a charismatic politician who uses Machiavellian manipulation to transform the Galactic Republic into the Empire and turn Anakin Skywalker to the dark side. In the The Rise of Skywalker (2019), the final film of the sequel trilogy, Palpatine is depicted as the puppet master behind the First Order and Snoke, and the grandfather of the film's protagonist, Rey.
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