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English actor David Prowse (L), who played the character of Darth Vader (Dark Vador in French) in the first Star Wars trilogy poses with a fan dressed up in a Darth Vader costume during a Star Wars convention on April 27, 2013 in Cusset. AFP PHOTO THIERRY ZOCCOLAN (Photo credit should read THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP via Getty Images)

English actor David Prowse (L), who played the character of Darth Vader (Dark Vador in French) in the first Star Wars trilogy poses with a fan dressed up in a Darth Vader costume during a Star Wars convention on April 27, 2013 in Cusset.        AFP PHOTO THIERRY ZOCCOLAN        (Photo credit should read THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP via Getty Images)

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English actor David Prowse poses during the photocall for the presentation of Spanish directors Marcos Cabota and Toni Bestard's film "I Am Your Father" in Madrid on November 18, 2015. David Prowse played Darth Vader in the first "Star Wars" trilogy. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU (Photo by Pierre-Philippe MARCOU / AFP) (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images)

English actor David Prowse poses during the photocall for the presentation of Spanish directors Marcos Cabota and Toni Bestard's film "I Am Your Father" in Madrid on November 18, 2015. David Prowse played Darth Vader in the first "Star Wars" trilogy. AFP PHOTO/ PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU (Photo by Pierre-Philippe MARCOU / AFP) (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images)

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13th January 1978: A potential client admires Dave Prowse who works in the keep-fit department of Harrods. He also plays the role of Darth Vader in Star Wars. (Photo by Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

13th January 1978:  A potential client admires Dave Prowse who works in the keep-fit department of Harrods. He also plays the role of Darth Vader in Star Wars.  (Photo by Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 16: Dave Prowse aka Darth Vader attends the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards at Indigo2 at O2 Arena on June 16, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 16: Dave Prowse aka Darth Vader attends the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards at Indigo2 at O2 Arena on June 16, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)