David Prowse Measurements, Bio, Age, Weight, and Height

David Prowse is a prominent English actor, weightlifter, bodybuilder, and strongman, who has performed in many films. He is best known as Darth Vader in the television series Star Wars trilogy and for acting in the film A Clockwork Orange as Julian. David has also acted in documentary films named The Force’s Mouth. Apart from acting in films, he has worked as a voice artist for films such as The Empire Strikes Back and A New Hope. David has appeared in many weightlifting tournaments and has worked as a fitness consultant for some time. 

The Early Years of David Prowse 

David Prowse was born under the name David Charles Prowse, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom, on July 1, 1935. His father’s name is Charles Prowse, and there is no information regarding his occupation. His mother’s name is Gladys, and she is a housewife. David has one sibling named Bob Prowse. He has been interested in weightlifting from his early years as he was tall at 6 feet 6 in, 198 cm, and because of that, he has been interested in bodybuilding. David spent his early life in the Southmead housing estate located in Bristol, along with his family members. He first worked as a bouncer at a dance hall, and in 1961, he participated in the British Heavyweight weightlifting championship. Then in 1963, David started to work for the London Weightlifting Company.   

 The Educational qualifications of David Prowse

David Prowse studied at the Bristol Grammar school, located in Bristol, and while studying in school, he was a member of his school basketball team and played in many championships for the school. 

Personal details of David Prowse

Real Name: David Charles Prowse

Profession: Actor, Weightlifter, and Bodybuilder

Celebrity name: David Prowse 

Place of Birth: Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Birthday: July 1, 1935

Date of Death: November 28, 2020

Horoscope: Cancer

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Religion: N.A.

Sexuality: Straight

Color of Eyes: Blue 

Color of Hair: Gray 

Net Worth: $ 3 Million

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Body measurements of David Prowse

Physique: NA

Height in cm: 198 cm

Height in Feet: 6 ft. 6 in.

Weight in Kg: 89 kg

Weight in Pound: 196 lbs

Body Measurements: 50-38-18 inches/ 127-96.5-46 cm 

Chest Size: 50 inches/ 127 cm 

Waist Size: 38 inches/ 96.5 cm 

Biceps Size: 18 inches/ 46 cm 

Shoe Size (In U.S.): 12

Dress Size (In the U.S.): N.A.

Family details of David Prowse

Mother’s Name: Charles Prowse

Father’s Name: Gladys Prowse

Number of Siblings: One Brother (Bob Prowse)

Relationship Status: Married

Children: Three children 

Spouses: Norma E. Scammell

The Relationship and Personal Life of David Prowse

David Prowse was in a relationship with Norma E. Scammell, and they both first met while he worked as a bouncer at a dance hall while Norma worked as a helper at Henleaze Swimming Pool. After many years of dating, in 1963, they married in a ceremony, but their marriage date and venue are unknown. David and Norma have three children, but their names, dates of birth, and other details about their children are unknown. 

David will use to keep his personal life secret, and he will not share any information about his family members with the media. David supported Bristol Rugby Club, and since 1963, he has lived with his family in Addiscombe, Croydon, located in South London. In 2009, David officially announced his support for the United Kingdom Independence Party for the European Parliament election. 

The Net Worth of David Prowse

David Prowse had a net worth of $ 3 million at the time of his death, and he earned a major part of his net worth being an actor in the film industry and part of his source of income as a weightlifter. 

Awards and Honours of David Prowse

David Prowse was appointed as the Member of the Order of the British Empire for his charity services and road safety in 2000 at the New Year Honours. 

David Prowse’s interests and Favourites

David Prowse will always prefer non-vegan, and David loves to read books. He likes to travel and has traveled to many countries, and he likes watching movies. David’s favorite food is Italian, and his favorite color is blue and brown. 

The Professional life of David Prowse in weightlifting

David Prowse won the British Weightlifting championship title in 1962, and he represented England in the Weightlifting championship at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games held in Perth, Western Australia. Then David attended the bodybuilding course along with Lou Ferrigno and Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 1978, he helped to train Christopher Reeve for the role of Superman. In 1987, he trained Cary Elwes to act in Westley’s role in The Princess Bride. Later David was appointed as a fitness consultant for Harrods.  

The Professional path of David Prowse as an actor 

David Prowse first acted in the film Casino Royale as Frankenstein’s Creature in 1967, and later in 1968, he acted as George in the film Hammerhead. In 1971, David acted in the films such as Up Pompeii as Muscular Man, Carry On Henry as Bearded torturer, and A Clockwork Orange as Julian. In 1972, he acted in the television series Doctor Who as Minotaur, and in 1973, he acted as Android in The Tomorrow People. 

In 1976, David acted as Beta Cloud Creature in Space: 1999. In 1980, he worked as a voice artist for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi films. In 2006, he acted in the film Perfect Woman as Dr. Maurice Hawkins, and in 2015, he acted in the documentary Elstree 1976 and The Force’s Mouth. Then in October 2017, David publicly announced that he was officially retiring from all public appearances and acting because of his ill health.  

David Prowse death 

David Prowse has suffered from many health issues; in 2009, he had prostate cancer. Then, in early 2009, he underwent radiation therapy at the Royal Marsden Hospital in South London. After the treatment, he was cured completely. On November 28, 2020, David passed away in the hospital in London, England, at 85; the reason for his death was an unspecified illness.

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