David Prowse as Darth Vader and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia filming the unique Star Wars. [credit: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images ]
David Prowse, who performed Darth Vader within the first three Star Wars movies, has died on the age of 85. Prowse’s agent confirmed the information to the Hollywood Reporter on Saturday night.
Prowse was a physique builder who stood six ft, seven inches tall when he gained the Vader position for the unique 1977 Star Wars. Prowse additionally performed Vader in The Empire Strikes Again and Return of the Jedi.
In a 2016 interview, Prowse stated that George Lucas provided him a alternative between enjoying Darth Vader or Chewbacca. Prowse selected Vader, and the Chewbacca position went to Peter Mayhew, who died final 12 months.
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