Now: David Prowse
The former bodybuilder played the physical role of Vader in the original trilogy, while James Earl Jones provided the voice. He appeared in revered films such as “Casino Royale” and “A Clockwork Orange” prior to filming “Star Wars,” but has done very little since. In 2010, he was banned from attending “Star Wars” conventions by George Lucas for, in his word, burning too many bridges between himself and Lucasfilm. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo: Reed Saxon, AP Images)
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