David Charles Prowse MBE 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 (with the character’s voice being performed by James Earl Jones); 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 British culture as the first Green Cross Code man, a character used in British road safety advertising aimed at children. May these David Prowse Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.
1. “Training has been such a huge part of my life and career I hope to keep going with it.” David Prowse
2. “My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas. They were casting in England.” David Prowse
3. “A really humbling experience that we’ve had was touring on Post-Nothing, was having people come up to us and tell that story about Post-Nothing. Especially as the tour went on, people saying, “I listened to your album when it first came out and I listened to it every day for the summer of 2009. That was my album for that summer; that was my album for this time in my life.” When somebody tells you that, it’s a pretty amazing feeling, and very humbling.” David Prowse
4. “I, and I’m sure many celebrities, have a certain amount of guilt over letters that didn’t get answered or got answered after long delays.” David Prowse
5. “The attraction, and my particular participation is in being able to communicate with my fans, answer their questions, get a feel for how they respond to Vader.” David Prowse
6. “But it turned out that Vader was an icon who the kids thought was wonderful, so the campaign became much more successful because of Star Wars.” David Prowse
7. “So I went to George and told him I had the opportunity to become the figurehead of a government safety campaign, and he agreed to give me the week off and reschedule shooting!” David Prowse
8. “The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the force.” David Prowse
9. “I am doing better now though one of my legs is shorter than the other due to the operations.” David Prowse
10. “I think it’s good to, especially when you start to get to achieve certain levels of success and start doing a lot of interviews and having a lot of reviews, it would be quite easy to get pretty full of yourself. I think it’s an important thing to try and keep yourself in check and just be aware that popularity doesn’t necessarily run in parallel to quality.” David Prowse
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