Obituary of David Prowse

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David Prowse

David Prowse (born July 1st, 1935 in Bristol, England) was a Film Actor who was best known for being the body (not the voice) of Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy. David died on November 28th, 2020 and his death was because of an unspecified sickness. He was 85 years old.

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David Prowse Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Prowse, David
    • Common Name: David Prowse
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Bristol, England
    • Birth Date: July 01, 1935
    • Age: 85 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Darth Farmer
    • Occupation: Film Actor
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Wendy's Chicken Sandwich
    • Favorite Color: Rust (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    David's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: David Charles Prowse
    • Father: Charles Prowse
    • Mother: Gladys Prowse (née Burt)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Norma E. Scammell ​(married 1963-2020, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 28 2020 at age 85
  • Place: London, England
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (Unspecified illness)

Category Tags:

Film ActorBritish Born on July 1st Born in 1935 Died in 2020 Died at age 85 Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

"We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us."

"[on having to choose between playing Darth Vader and Chewbacca in "Star Wars"]: I took the part of the villain because everyone remembers the villain." (IMDB)

"David Prowse lived a life filled with dedication and passion, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to inspire and impact generations to come. (V)"

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