David Prowse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Prowse, MBE (born 1 July 1935) was an English former bodybuilder, weightlifter and actor, most widely known for playing the role of Darth Vader in physical form. In Britain, he is also remembered as having played the Green Cross Code man. Prowse is a native of Bristol, where he attended Bristol Grammar School. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Prowse, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Return of the Jedi (1983)

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Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

Star Wars (1977)

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Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Peter Cushing

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Peter Cushing

Casino Royale (1967)

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston  •  Joseph McGrath  •  Ken Hughes  •  Val Guest  •  Robert Parrish
CAST:  David Niven  •  Peter Sellers  •  Ursula Andress  •  Orson Welles

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Patrick Magee  •  Adrienne Corri  •  Michael Bates

In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Malcolm McDowell  •  Patrick Magee  •  Adrienne Corri  •  Michael Bates

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's medical knowledge for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Shane Briant  •  Madeline Smith  •  David Prowse

Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's medical knowledge for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Shane Briant  •  Madeline Smith  •  David Prowse

Jabberwocky (1977)

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

Return of the Ewok (1982)

A mockumentary starring Warwick Davis, the actor who played the Ewok, Wicket W. Warrick in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films. Davis and David Tomblin, Return of the Jedi's first assistant director, created it, with Tomblin ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Tomblin
CAST:  Warwick Davis  •  Jeremy Bulloch  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Ashley Davis

A mockumentary starring Warwick Davis, the actor who played the Ewok, Wicket W. Warrick in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films. Davis and David Tomblin, Return of the Jedi's first assistant director, created it, with Tomblin ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Tomblin
CAST:  Warwick Davis  •  Jeremy Bulloch  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Ashley Davis

The People That Time Forgot (1977)

Major Ben McBride organizes a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Patrick Wayne  •  Doug McClure  •  Sarah Douglas  •  Dana Gillespie

Major Ben McBride organizes a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Patrick Wayne  •  Doug McClure  •  Sarah Douglas  •  Dana Gillespie

The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

Luke Skywalker and Han Solo battle evil Imperial forces to help Chewbacca reach his imperiled family on the Wookiee planet - in time for Life Day, their most important day of the year!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Binder  •  David Acomba
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Mark Hamill  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Carrie Fisher

Luke Skywalker and Han Solo battle evil Imperial forces to help Chewbacca reach his imperiled family on the Wookiee planet - in time for Life Day, their most important day of the year!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Binder  •  David Acomba
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Mark Hamill  •  Anthony Daniels  •  Carrie Fisher

The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  David Prowse

Comic Book: The Movie (2004)

Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, Mark Hamill and Kevin Smith journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture of craziness that he's totally unprepared for.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Hamill
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Donna D'Errico  •  Billy West  •  Lori Alan

Hugh Hefner, Stan Lee, Mark Hamill and Kevin Smith journey into the world of comic book fandom! Documentary filmmaker Donald Swan heads to the world's largest comic book convention where he encounters a culture of craziness that he's totally unprepared for.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Hamill
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Donna D'Errico  •  Billy West  •  Lori Alan

The Making of Star Wars (1977)

Learn the incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star Wars movie was brought to the big screen in this fascinating documentary hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2 which includes interviews with George Lucas and appearances by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Carrie Fisher  •  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Learn the incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star Wars movie was brought to the big screen in this fascinating documentary hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2 which includes interviews with George Lucas and appearances by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Carrie Fisher  •  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Callan (1974)

David Callan, secret agent, is called back to the service after his retirement, to handle the assasination of a german businessman, but Callan refuses to co-operate until he finds out why this man is marked for death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Sharp
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Eric Porter  •  Carl Möhner  •  Catherine Schell

David Callan, secret agent, is called back to the service after his retirement, to handle the assasination of a german businessman, but Callan refuses to co-operate until he finds out why this man is marked for death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Sharp
CAST:  Edward Woodward  •  Eric Porter  •  Carl Möhner  •  Catherine Schell

Deadly Sweet (1967)

Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night Club Bernard finds the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Ewa Aulin  •  Roberto Bisacco  •  Charles Kohler

Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night Club Bernard finds the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Ewa Aulin  •  Roberto Bisacco  •  Charles Kohler

Zombie Jamboree (1993)

A documentary on the Zombie Jamboree, the 25th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead convention that took place in 1993. Guests included numerous cast and crew of the Romero Living Dead movies as well as cast from Russo's spin-off series, Return of the Living ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John A. Russo
CAST:  Marilyn Eastman  •  Gunnar Hansen  •  Karl Hardman  •  S. William Hinzman

A documentary on the Zombie Jamboree, the 25th Anniversary of Night of the Living Dead convention that took place in 1993. Guests included numerous cast and crew of the Romero Living Dead movies as well as cast from Russo's spin-off series, Return of the Living ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John A. Russo
CAST:  Marilyn Eastman  •  Gunnar Hansen  •  Karl Hardman  •  S. William Hinzman

Hammerhead (1968)

An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Vince Edwards  •  Judy Geeson  •  Peter Vaughan  •  Diana Dors

An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Vince Edwards  •  Judy Geeson  •  Peter Vaughan  •  Diana Dors

As You Like It (1978)

Orlando is forced to work like a servant for his brother Oliver, so he goes to win his fortune in a wrestling contest, where he meets a lady of the court, Rosalind. Rosalind (daughter of the deposed duke) is companion to Celia, niece of the deposed Duke, and when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Coleman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Brian Stirner  •  Richard Pasco  •  Angharad Rees

Orlando is forced to work like a servant for his brother Oliver, so he goes to win his fortune in a wrestling contest, where he meets a lady of the court, Rosalind. Rosalind (daughter of the deposed duke) is companion to Celia, niece of the deposed Duke, and when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Coleman
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Brian Stirner  •  Richard Pasco  •  Angharad Rees

Gulliver's Travels (1977)

Based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Swift and built around the Lilliput and Blefuscu episode. It was made partly in live action and partly animated.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter R. Hunt
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Catherine Schell  •  Norman Shelley  •  Meredith Edwards

Based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Swift and built around the Lilliput and Blefuscu episode. It was made partly in live action and partly animated.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter R. Hunt
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Catherine Schell  •  Norman Shelley  •  Meredith Edwards

Crossplot (1969)

A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Martha Hyer  •  Alexis Kanner  •  Claudie Lange

A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Martha Hyer  •  Alexis Kanner  •  Claudie Lange

Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975)

Either you've got it or you haven't - some like randy young Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith), manage to get it all the time! Signing up with a pop group, our boisterous hero progresses rapidly from local gigs to scoring a titillating hit with The Climax Sisters, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Cohen
CAST:  Robin Askwith  •  Anthony Booth  •  Bill Maynard  •  Doris Hare

Either you've got it or you haven't - some like randy young Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith), manage to get it all the time! Signing up with a pop group, our boisterous hero progresses rapidly from local gigs to scoring a titillating hit with The Climax Sisters, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Cohen
CAST:  Robin Askwith  •  Anthony Booth  •  Bill Maynard  •  Doris Hare
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