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Lee’s character name revealed; Prowse paralyzed

by on Mar.02, 2001, under General News

First, the bad news. Actor David Prowse, the man inside Darth Vader, has been stricken with a mysterious affliction which has left him partially paralyzed, according to
SFX Network. Apparently it started in his arm, and has spread to his back overnight. Doctors appear to be baffled.

In better news, George Lucas has revealed Christopher Lee’s character name for Episode II – in the introduction to a book about the actor. Read More for the name…

Update 3/9:SFX Network reports that Prowse appears to be recovering from the still-unknown illness…

Apparently his name is “Count Dooku”, according to what Lucas said in Christopher Lee: The Authorized Screen History.

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