Obi-Wan Kenobi tells Luke that Darth Vader is more machine than man. But Darth Vader's great love Padme thought that there was still good in him and his long-lost son would come to believe the same thing. We didn't know it in 1977 but the story of the Star Wars saga is ultimately the tale of the truly evil Darth Vader's redemption and return to the good side of The Force.
Darth Vader Star Wars Photo Gallery
Use the arrows below to view some pictures of Darth Vader from the Star Wars movies.
Darth Vader Classic Scene
Actor Fast Facts
Birth Name: James Earl Jones Date of Birth: January 17, 1931 Birth Place: Arkabutla, Mississippi
Birth Name: David Prowse Date of Birth: July 1, 1935 Birth Place: Bristol, England
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James Earl Jones has had a varied and interesting acting career, here are three of our favorite James Earl Jones movies:
YouTube Fun Feature
Here's a clip of James Earl Jones talking about his role as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars: