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  • he was the man behind the mask.

  • Actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.

  • His agent confirmed on Sunday that he passed away after a short illness.

  • A weight lifter turned actor Prowse was best known for his role is Luke Skywalker's father, who wore the iconic black suit in the original trilogy from 1977 to 1983.

  • Speaking in 2015, Prowse said he'd have loved to have been involved in Disney's Reboot off the films so It Z gonna continue is gonna continue the Star Wars saga for quite a few years.

  • You have to come.

  • Unfortunately, as I said, I was only in 45 and six, you know, I wish I I very much like to have been his 79 as well.

  • But it wasn't to be.

  • The Brits accent wasn't considered suitable for the role on his lines were voiced by James Earl Jones.

he was the man behind the mask.

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