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David Prowse

Birth Name:
David Prowse
Birth Place:
Midsomer Norton, England
bodybuilder, actor

Fast Facts

  • Has struggled with early-onset osteoarthritis since the age of 13
  • Competed in Olympic-level weightlifting competitions during the early 1960s
  • Owned and operated his own gym in London, where his trainees included actors Albert Finney and Christopher Reeve
  • Starred in a popular public awareness campaign in 1970s England as the Green Cross man



    • Norma Prowse--Wife