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Alert my Star Destroyer to prepare for my arrival

– Darth Vader, The Empire Strikes Back

Today we celebrate C. Andrew Nelson at his 53rd birthday (born 1962)

C. Andrew Nelson was a digital paint and rotoscope artist for The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones. He is also an actor and has played Darth Vader in an additional scene in The Empire Strikes Back, Special Edition: “I walked across the blue platform for the shot where Vader leaves Cloud City and goes to his shuttle”.

Read more about C. Andrew Nelson and his work at his website.
Here is a short interview with him.

Darth Vader is the fearsome leader in The Empire.