Dave Prowse: Tributes paid as Darth Vader actor and Green Cross Code Man dies aged 85 | ITV News

Tributes have been paid to actor and Star Wars fan favourite Dave Prowse who has died aged 85 following a short illness.

Born in Bristol, Prowse made his name in body building before switching to acting.

He was best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy but is also familiar to many children of the 1970s as the Green Cross Code Man.

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