Date of Birth: July 1st 1935
English former bodybuilder, weightlifter and actor, most widely known for his role as playing the physical form of Darth Vader, who was voiced by James Earl Jones. In Britain, he is also remembered as having played the Green Cross Code man.
At peak, Prowse stood around 6' 5" or 6' 7" (200 cm) tall and weighed 265 lbs (19 stone/120 kg). Nowadays he lost several inches due to several surgeries. Prowse is a native of Bristol, where he attended Bristol Grammar School.