#SundayMorning Passage We remember some of the notable figures who left us this week, including actor/bodybuilder David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, and Olympic Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson.
Did you know Darth Vader competed in the Commonwealth Games? James Earl Jones provided the iconic voice, but it was 6’6” David Prowse underneath the Vader costume, a competitive weightlifter who represented England at the 1962 Commonwealth Games Prowse died Saturday at age 85
The muscleman under the mask: David Prowse made Darth Vader so terrifyingly human, writes @fisheyefoto
Lucasfilm was saddened to learn of the passing of David Prowse, who provided the commanding presence and imposing physical performance of Darth Vader for the Original Trilogy. He will be long remembered...
David Prowse, the champion English weightlifter and bodybuilder who supplied his 6-foot-7 frame — but not the voice or the deep breathing — to portray Darth Vader in the original 'Star Wars' trilogy, died early in the morning on Saturday