Norma E. Scammell Biography – Norma E. Scammell Wiki
Norma E. Scammell is famously known as the wife of Dave Prowse, the Bristolian former bodybuilder best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. Prowse was cast as Vader for his imposing physique, even though the role was voiced by James Earl Jones.
Norma E. Scammell Age
He is 78 years old.
Norma E. Scammell and Husband Dave Prowse
Dave Prowse: Darth Vader actor dies aged 85 https://t.co/zpRaH0wk3g
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) November 29, 2020
Norma met her husband Dave at The Glen dance hall in Bristol, where she worked as a young man as a bouncer.
The couple soon married in 1963 and moved to Croydon to help Dave, who is 6 feet 6 inches tall, continue his bodybuilding career.
While Dave’s acting career made him famous, Norma remained out of the limelight, enjoying a largely private life in Croydon with his three children.
The couple continued to live together in their London home until Dave sadly passed away on Saturday 28 November 2020.
Dave Prowse Biography
Prowse was the former Bristolican bodybuilder best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. Despite being voiced by James Earl Jones, Prowse landed the role of Vader for his impressive physique.
Dave Prowse Death
Dave Prowse passed away after a brief illness at the age of 85 on Saturday, November 28, 2020.
Dave described his fight against prostate cancer in March 2009 and received radiation therapy at the Royal Marsden Hospital in South London.
Fans and friends took to social media to post their tributes.
Sad to hear of the passing of a #StarWars family member. RIP Dave Prowse. Darth Vader wouldn’t be the same without you in the costume. We had many fun times & laughs at cons together over the years. Glad to have been able to call you a friend. Rest now and be one with the Force! pic.twitter.com/st28CQGckF
— Daniel Logan (@Daniel_Logan) November 29, 2020