Dave Prowse M.B.E
British Heavyweight Champion and bodybuilder. Fitness consultant to Harrods for many years. Had his own three gymnasiums in London. Has been the personal trainer to many celebrities and Royals. Most famously Christopher Reeve's personal trainer preparing him for the part of Superman.
Dave was the Green Cross Code Man from 1971 - 1990.
Known all over the world as the man who played the iconic character of Darth Vader in the original STAR WARS trilogy.
STAR WARS iIV : A New Hope ( Directed by George Lucas ) STAR WARS V : THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK ( Director Irvin Kershner ) STAR WARS VI : RETURN OF THE JEDI ( Director Richard Marquand )
His many other film and television work include the James Bond spoof CASINO ROYALE playing Frankenstein's creature in that film ( Directors John Huston , Robert Parrish , Ken Hughes )
CROSSPLOT ( Director Alvin Rakoff ) CARRY ON HENRY ( Director Gerald Thomas ) DOCTOR WHO : THE TIME MONSTER , THE TOMORROW PEOPLE , ARTHUR OF THE BRITONS , CALLAN , HAMMERHEAD , DEPARTMENT S , THE SAINT , SPACE 1999 , DEADLY SWEET ( Director Tinto Brass ) THE PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT ( Director Kevin Connor ) GULLIVER'S TRAVELS ( Director Peter Hunt ) JABBERWOCKY ( Director Terry Gilliam ) THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS ( Director Deborah Hadfield ) Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT for the BBC with Helen Mirren.
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE ( Director Stanley Kubrick )
Some of his many television comedy are HARK AT BARKER , THE TWO RONNIES , THE BENNY HILL SHOW , THE MORECAMBE & WISE SHOW , THE KENNETH WILLIAMS SHOW.
For Hammer Films he acted in the VAMPIRE CIRCUS ( Director Robert Young ) THE HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN ( Director Jimmy Sangster ) FRANKENSTIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL ( Director Terence Fisher )
Just completed filming the mini series MISSION BACKUP EARTH. Playing Professor Henry Wales in the episode " Eva ".