c1998 Star Wars Darth Vader Figure Signed by David Prowse

£160.00




A very nice piece of Star Wars memorabilia consisting of an original autograph by David Prowse on a Kenner Collection unopened blister box containing a Darth Vader figure.

The autograph was collected at a Comecon convention and is written in silver coloured sharpie pen. The signature reads: Dave Prowse is Darth Vader. The figure of Darth Vader has a red light sabre and it features a removable cape. The packet is printed STAR WARS – THE POWER OF THE FORCE – FREEZE FRAME ACTION SLIDE – and is part of the Kenner Collection. It is 1998 Hasbro Copyright.

David Charles Prowse MBE (1935 - 2020) was an English bodybuilder, weightlifter and character actor in British film and television. He portrayed Darth Vader (voiced by American actor James Earl Jones) in the original Star Wars trilogy and a manservant in Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film A Clockwork Orange. In 2015, he starred in two documentaries concerning his Darth Vader role, one entitled The Force's Mouth which included Prowse voicing Darth Vader's lines with studio effects applied for the first time, and the other entitled I Am Your Father covering the subject of fallout between Prowse and Lucasfilm.

Size: 23 x 15 x 3.5 cm (9 x 5 7/8 x 1 3/8 inches)
Weight: 74g