English actor David Prowse, who played the role of Darth Vader in the Star Wars trilogy, died at the age of 85.
The 85-year-old actor David Prowse, who played the role of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away. Prowse spoke throughout the films, but at the request of producer George Lucas, James Earl Jones voiced Darth Wader. In The Return of the Jedi, Sebastian Shaw played instead of Prowse, who was supposed to play Darth Vader without a mask.
LET THE POWER BE WITH HIM, ALWAYS
It was stated that Prowse’s manager, Thomas Bowington, said “May the power be with him, always”, saying “It is a truly and deeply heartbreaking loss for us and millions of fans around the world”. Prowseun has also been credited with starring in more than 50 films during his career, including the Doctor Who (1963-1989) TV series and A Clockwork Orange.
WHO IS DAWID PROWSE?
Born on July 1, 1935, British bodybuilder, weightlifting and actress David Prowse’s most famous role is Darth Vader in Star Wars. David Prowse played the role of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. He also gave the speeches throughout the film, but at George Lucas’s request, the voice of James Earl Jones was used, not his voice. While waiting for him to act in the unmasked Darth Vader scene in Return of the Jedi, this time, Sebastian Shaw is used instead. In the fight scenes in the movie, he left the role to Bob Anderson. David Prowse has appeared in several fan movies and participates in many Star Wars events. He played a minor role in the 1968 TV series “The Champions”. He played the author’s assistant in the movie A Clockwork Orange.