Darth Vader actor dies

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The Actor that played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars movies, Dave Prowse, has died.

He was 85 years old.

Prowse was a former bodybuilder who had a series of roles as monsters and villains. He was invited by George Lucas to audition for the roles of Vader and Chewbacca. He chose Vader.

Born in Bristol in 1935, Prowse developed a passion for bodybuilding and weight training. He competed in Mr Universe competitions, where he became friends with Arnold Schwarzenegger.

He won the British heavyweight weightlifting championship three times and was selected to represent England at the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia.

Prowse was in the Vader suit for much of the Sith Lord’s screen time and reputedly even got to speak his lines on set. However, a different voice was used in the final movie.

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child
child
1 year ago

That’s sad. Plot twist, he was the guy who died of eating too much licorice :0

jeff
jeff
1 year ago

really sad for him i hope that he went to Heaven

Peyton
Peyton
1 year ago

Aww So SAd

coolkid
coolkid
1 year ago

wow

Aiden
Aiden
1 year ago

This Is Very Sad

mike oxlong
mike oxlong
1 year ago

I am DARTH VADER

jaime
jaime
1 year ago

sad

Trajun
Trajun
1 year ago

Man He Was A Good Actor??

kainah
kainah
1 year ago

wow thats sad 85 is old age

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1 year ago

so sad

emma
emma
1 year ago

sad

Jadeyyy
Jadeyyy
1 year ago

aw thats sad!! star wars is one of my fav movies!!

Max
Max
1 year ago

Thats sad

Harrison
Harrison
1 year ago

so sad he was the best villain ever.

Liam
Liam
1 year ago

I am a huge star wars fan,
darth vader was the best and it is so sad he died☹️??

iiiiiiiii
iiiiiiiii
1 year ago

sad

BOB
BOB
1 year ago

That is very sad news.

tara
tara
1 year ago

sad

Elin Rush
Elin Rush
1 year ago

I m so sad

woooooooooow
woooooooooow
1 year ago

Well, that’s sad but good to be recognised for such a famous role.

Jordee
Jordee
1 year ago

That is sad

Sophia
Sophia
1 year ago

I am sad

iain
iain
1 year ago

very sad

tay unicorn#
tay unicorn#
1 year ago

that is so sad

Elias J Ryburn
Elias J Ryburn
1 year ago

so sad

oscar
oscar
1 year ago

sad

chelsea
chelsea
1 year ago

oh no! how sad! 🙁

JABBS
JABBS
1 year ago

darth Vader died from breathing problems of saying WFHOOOO PFHEEEEEE

hamish
hamish
11 months ago

RIP
Darth Vader
last words
“I will kill you luke!”

cherry berry 4342
cherry berry 4342
11 months ago

sad,just sad

ashtaen
ashtaen
10 months ago

so sad

Nania
Nania
9 months ago

Uhm? Im not a fan of star wars But rip darth vader

child
child
8 months ago

sad

Alex
Alex
6 months ago

this is really sad my favorite movie is star wars

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