1. Lostbhoy

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    In more sad news it has been announced that the original actor to play Darth Vader has sadly passed away at 85.

    David Prowse MBE played the sith lord in the original Star Wars trilogy and was nicknamed "Darth Farmer" by Carrie Fisher due to his strong West Country accent.

    Mr Prowse was also known in the UK for being the Green Cross Code man, educating kids on how to cross the road safely in a series of tv ads in the '70s among his many other roles.

    His agent confirmed the sad news this morning. Rest in peice Mr Prowse.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-55117704
     
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    How sad. He will be missed.
     
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    Oh man, 2020 sucks.
     
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    Almost forgot that he isn't the only person involved in Star Wars to die this year. The modeler and animatronics engineer for R2D2 in the prequel trilogy Grant Imahara died in July from a brain aneurysm at 49.
     
  5. AmandaRose

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    Also Andrew Jack died this year he played Caluan Ematt is VII and Viii and was the voice of Moloch in Solo A Star Wars Story.
     
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    Did you edit your post? The email notification I got had links in it about his roles.
     
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    Today we lost another legend from the Starwars franchise. RIP Jeremy Bulloch the actor who played my favourite character Boba Fett.
     
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    That is especially sad, due to the success of Bobas return in The Mandalorian I'm sure he would've had a little more attention due that.

    RIP Jeremy. :sad:
     
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    you damn right it does but back on topic. RIP vader you were luke's father after all.
     
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    David Prowse: I am your father!
    Mark Hamill: Nooooooooooooo.......

    RIP... The best actor ever.....
     
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    I see he died from COVID.
     
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