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If you only knew the power of the Dark Side.

– Darth Vader, The Empire Strikes Back

Today we celebrate David Prowse at his 80th birthday (born 1935)

David Prowse was born in England, United Kingdom and played Darth Vader in the Original Triology. David Prowse is a former weightlifter and because of his bodysize he was the man in the suit. Because of his British accent George Lucas choose the American James Earl Jones to do the voice of Vader. Read more at Dave Prowes’ official website.

Darth Vader is a Dark Lord of the Sith during the last year of the Galactic Empire. He was one of the Emperor’s most trusted servants.