The British actor who portrayed the villain Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy has died.
- Prowse portrayed Darth Vader in Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi
- His talent agency said he passed away after a short illness
- He was also known for being the face of a road safety campaign in the UK
David Prowse was 85.
Standing nearly 2 metres tall, the man behind the iconic movie mask was a former bodybuilder.
However, his voice was not considered right for the ruthless Vader,…