Star Wars legend Mark Hamil has taken to Twitter to pay his respects to Darth Vader actor, David Prowse who very sadly passed away. Mark Hamill posted his touching trouble to David Prowse via his Twitter account.
This comes after George Lucas also paid his tribute to David Prowse in a recent statement which was posted on StarWars.com. Personally, I think Hamill’s tribute to Prowse is a lot more heartfelt that George Lucas’.
Lucas’ statement was a bit… cold. I don’t really like that word, but that’s how it felt to me. You might disagree with me, and that’s fine. However, Hamill’s tribute included a lot more about David Prowse, the man himself.
Mark Hamill pays a touching tribute to Darth Vader actor, David Prowse after he sadly passed away
So sad to hear David Prowse has passed. He was a kind man & much more than Darth Vader. 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 pic.twitter.com/VbDrGu6iBz
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) November 29, 2020
Here’s what Mark Hamill had to say after it was revealed that David Prowse – who played Darth Vader in the Star Wars original trilogy – had passed away:
So sad to hear David Prowse has passed. He was a kind man & much more than Darth Vader. 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
I’ve said it in a previous article, but it needs to be said again. Thank you to David Prowse for being part of the very best villain of all time. Your performance was legendary and you were a huge part of my childhood.
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