David Prowse, The Original Darth Vader Has Died

David Prowse has died at the age of 85

David Prowse was a Bristolian former bodybuilder best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. He died at the age of 85.

David Prowse Darth Vader

“David brought a physicality to Darth Vader that was essential for the character,” Star Wars creator George Lucas said. “He made Vader leap off the page and on to the big screen, with an imposing stature and movement performance to match the intensity and undercurrent of Vader’s presence.

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