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Actor of Darth Vader's bald head in ESB

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Now.. I know this is a really dumb question and you can laugh at me all you want but I've been wondering for a few like months now.... Who the heck played the bald scarred head of Vader in ESB!? Was it David Prowse? Bob Anderson? Strange first post, I know, but I have been surfing these forums for a while before this.

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Rinzler's Making of Empire says it was Prowse.

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Maybe someone could ask Mr. Prowse? I believe he has a twitter account.

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Ah ok, cool. I suspected as much

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Baronlando said:

http://i.stack.imgur.com/yLMJK.jpg

it's Prowse, I think this picture might only be in the e-book of the making of.

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Hadn't seen that picture but somehow it's exactly what I always thought Vader looked like under the mask! Thanks for that link.

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 At a convention, Kenneth Colley said he never saw Vader without his helmet  being filmed. That must mean that is a stand in looking at Vader's chamber and Colley walked on the set and just filmed the reaction shots.

Just a bit of trivia I remembered.

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A little late - though as the subject has come up elsewhere…
 

Baronlando said:

it’s Prowse, I think this picture might only be in the e-book of the making of.

Our good friend Jambe Davdar says it is from the e-book version of Rinzler’s ‘Making Of ESB’ book too - and that it is indeed Prowse…

https://twitter.com/jamieswb/status/961615108475703302

‘Rarely seen The Empire Strikes Back video showing Dave Prowse in the famous “under the helmet” prosthetic.’
 

(keep watching until the end of the 39-second video)
 

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Nice video! Never seen that footage before. A wider shot of the mechanical ‘arms’ lowering the helmet into position - and also what looks like a breathing apparatus?