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David Prowse

David ProwseAKA David Charles Prowse

Born: 1-Jul-1935
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: 28-Nov-2020
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Darth Vader, Green Cross Code Man

Bodybuilder tucked inside the Darth Vader costume in Star Wars, voiced by James Earl Jones. Prowse is well known in the United Kingdom for his role as the Green Cross Code Man, a character in a road safety campaign for children which ran from 1976-90. In 2000, he was awarded the Officer of the British Empire for his service to British public safety.

Wife: Norma Scammell (until his death, three children)

    Officer of the British Empire 2000
    Paralyzed 2001
    Prostate Surgery 2003
    Risk Factors: Arthritis, Prostate Cancer

    The People vs. George Lucas (14-Mar-2010) · Himself
    Comic Book: The Movie (27-Jan-2004) · Himself
    Return of the Jedi (25-May-1983)
    The Empire Strikes Back (21-May-1980) · Darth Vader
    As You Like It (17-Dec-1978)
    The People That Time Forgot (17-Aug-1977)
    Star Wars (25-May-1977) · Darth Vader
    Jabberwocky (1977)
    Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975)
    Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (2-May-1974)
    Callan (1974)
    Black Snake (28-Mar-1973)
    White Cargo (1973)
    Double Take (Dec-1972)
    Vampire Circus (30-Apr-1972)
    A Clockwork Orange (19-Dec-1971) · Julian
    Carry On Henry (1971)
    Up the Chastity Belt (1971)
    The Horror of Frankenstein (8-Nov-1970)
    Crossplot (25-Nov-1969) · Wedding Guest
    Hammerhead (1968)

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