Is David Prowse Living or Dead?

Has English bodybuilder, weightlifter, and actor David Prowse died? Or is he still alive?

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English bodybuilder, weightlifter, and actor

David Prowse is ...

Born 1 Jul 1935 in Bristol
Died 28 Nov 2020 in London
Age85 years, 4 months
Cause2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease
David Prowse
David Prowse
David Prowse (the actor wearing Darth Vaders costume in the original STAR WARS-Trilogy) at RolePlay Convention Germany, June 2013 in Cologne

About David Prowse

David Charles Prowse born on 1 July 1935 in Bristol. He is a citizen of United Kingdom. David Prowse was educated at Bristol Grammar School. He died on 28 November 2020 in London from a 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease at age 85 years, 4 months.

He was an English bodybuilder, weightlifter, and actor.

David Prowse has worked as an actor, film actor, weightlifter and television actor. He has has won Member of the Order of the British Empire. He has (had) the following medical conditions: osteoarthritis, prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

He is also known as Dave Prowse.


Prowse died at a hospital in London, England, on 28 November 2020, aged 85, after a short, unspecified illness.