David Charles Prowse MBE ( 1 July 1935 28 November 2020 ) was an English bodybuilder, weightlifter and character actor in British
film and television. Worldwide, he was best known for physically portraying Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. In 2015
he starred in a documentary concerning that role, entitled I Am Your Father. Prior to his role as Vader, Prowse had established
himself as a prominent figure in the United Kingdom as the Green Cross Man in the Green Cross Code road safety public information
aimed at children.