Dave Prowse Jake Lloyd Autographs for sale | Darth Vader Anakin Skywalker
Authentic Dave Prowse Jake Lloyd Autographs for sale | Darth Vader Anakin Skywalker. 8×10″ photograph showing Anakin Skywalker with the Darth Vader shadow. Signed in black marker by both actors.
David Prowse MBE (born 1 July 1935) is a retired English bodybuilder, weightlifter and character actor in British film and television. Worldwide, known for physically portraying Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy (with the character’s voice being performed by James Earl Jones), and in 2015 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 British culture as the first Green Cross Code man, a character used in British road safety advertising aimed at children.
Jake Matthew Lloyd, also known as Jake Broadbent, (born March 5, 1989) is an American former child actor who played Anakin Skywalker in the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, the first in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. He reprised the role in five subsequent Star Wars video games.
Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a primary antagonist in the original trilogy, but; as Anakin Skywalker, is the main protagonist of the prequel trilogy. Star Wars creator George Lucas has collectively referred to the first six episodic films of the franchise as “the tragedy of Darth Vader”.
Originally a Jedi prophesied to bring balance to the Force; Anakin Skywalker lured to the dark side of the Force by Palpatine and becomes a Sith Lord. Furthermore, After fighting a lightsaber battle with his former mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi in which he dismembered; Vader transformed into a cyborg. He then serves the Galactic Empire as Darth Vader until he redeems himself by saving his son; Luke Skywalker, and seemingly killing Palpatine, sacrificing his own life in the process. He is also the father of Princess Leia, the secret husband of Padmé Amidala, and grandfather of Kylo Ren, the main villain of the sequel trilogy.
Also, The character portrayed by numerous actors. His cinematic appearances span the first six Star Wars films, as well as Rogue One; referenced in both The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. He also appears in television series (most substantially The Clone Wars) and numerous iterations of the Star Wars Expanded Universe, including video games, novels, and comic books.
Darth Vader has become one of the most iconic villains in popular culture; listed among the greatest villains and fictional characters ever. The American Film Institute listed him as the third greatest movie villain in cinema history on 100 Years… 100 Heroes and Villains, behind Hannibal Lecter and Norman Bates. His role as a tragic hero in the prequel trilogy was met with positive reviews.