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‘Star Wars’ Actors Pay Tribute To ‘Darth Vader’ Star David Prowse

Notable names in the film industry, including actors Mark Hamill, Billy Dee Williams, Rosario Dawson, and Edgar Wright took to their social media channels to send their condolence messages for the character actor, David Prowse, who died at the age of 85.

On November 28, it was announced that Prowse, best known for his portrayal of ‘Darth Vader‘ in the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy, passed away at a hospital in London due to an unspecified illness. As soon as the devastating news had spread through multiple outlets, notably Hollywood actors, many figures of the film industry flooded social media to lead tributes to the late actor.

Through both Instagram and Twitter accounts, actor Mark Hamill, who played ‘Luke Skywalker‘ in the film series created by George Lucas, shared a message to say goodbye to the actor. Hamill posted a series of photos of Prowse and wrote first hearing the actor’s tragic passing is so sad and praised him by telling that he was always much more than the character he portrayed physically. He continued by referring to Prowse’s achievements:

“Actor-Husband-Father-Member of the Order of the British Empire-3 time British Weightlifting Champion & Safety Icon the Green Cross Code Man. He loved his fans as much as they loved him. #RIP”

Another actor, Billy Dee Williams, best known for playing ‘Lando Calrissian‘ in the series franchise, wrote on Twitter that working with the late actor was a gift while describing Prowse as his friend was an honor.

As for Rosario Dawson, who appeared as ‘Ahsoka Tano‘ in the last season of ‘The Mandalorian,’ which is the first live-action series based on ‘Star Wars’ storyline, shared a gif of ‘Darth Vader’ and said goodbye to Prowse by releasing the following message on Twitter:

“Rest In Power David Prowse. The force is with you and your loved ones. Always has been. Always will be. #TimeToShineInTheLight”

Playing a Resistance Soldier in the ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ Edgar Wright wrote through his verified Twitter account that Prowse stopped a whole generation of kids from “being mown down in street as the Green Cross Code man” by referring to ‘Darth Vader’s iconic walk. He concluded his message as follows:

“Rest in Peace, Bristol’s finest.”

See below to view the mentioned tweets.


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