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David Prowse

Actor | * 07/01/1935 (84) | Bristol, England, UK
David Prowse MBE (born 1 July 1935) is a retired English bodybuilder, weightlifter and character actor in British film and television. Worldwide, he is best known for physically portraying Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy (with the character's voice being performed by James Earl Jones), and in 2015 starred in a documentary concerning that role, entitled I Am Your Father. Prior to his role as Vader, Prowse had established himself as a prominent figure in British culture as the first Green Cross Code man, a character used in British road safety advertising aimed at children. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Science Fiction | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for David Prowse

Member of The Order of The British Empire Order of The British Empire

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Movies with David Prowse as Actor(27)

as himself2015 I Am Your Father
as himself2015 Elstree 1976
as Dave Prowse2004 Saving Star Wars
as Darth Vader2004 The Story of Star Wars
as himself2004 Comic Book: The Movie
as Darth Vader1983 Return of the Jedi
as Himself / Darth Vader1982 Return of the Ewok
as Darth Vader1980 The Empire Strikes Back
as Charles the Wrestler1978 As You Like It
as Darth Vader (archive footage)1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special
as Executioner1977 The People That Time Forgot
as Darth Vader (uncredited)1977 The Making of Star Wars
as Darth Vader (performer)1977 Star Wars
as Red Herring / Black Knight1977 Jabberwocky
as Man at Cinema1975 Confessions of a Pop Performer
as Arthur1974 Callan
as Jonathan Walker1973 Black Snake
as Harry1973 White Cargo
as Strongman1972 Vampire Circus
as Sir Grumbel1972 Up the Chastity Belt
as Bodyguard1971 A Clockwork Orange
as The Monster1970 The Horror of Frankenstein
as Wedding Guest1969 Crossplot
as George1968 Hammerhead

TV Shows/Series with David Prowse as Actor(13)

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Full Name: David Prowse
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Monday, 07/01 1935 (July) in Bristol (current age: 84 years + 336 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Bristol Grammar School
David Prowse frequently works together with these people:
Terry Walsh (39x, Actor)
Pat Gorman (16x, Actor)
George Lucas (13x, Crew)
Max Faulkner (13x, Actor)
Cy Town (11x, Actor)
John Scott Martin (11x, Actor)
Anthony Ainley (10x, Actor)
Michael Wisher (10x, Actor)
Mark Hamill (9x, Actor)
Nicholas Courtney (8x, Actor)
Dave Carter (8x, Cast)
George Pravda (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:52107, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 05/09/2020