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Dave Prowse (1935-), English bodybuilder and actor, best known for his role as Darth Vader in the Star Wars films. In his younger years, Prowse stood at a staggering 6’7” and weighed 265 lbs.

Prowse was only used as the physical form of Darth Vader; his voice was dubbed over. In a Star Wars documentary in 2004, Carrie Fischer (Princess Leia) explained that Prowse had an un-intimidating West Country accent, and the cast had nicknamed him “Darth Farmer."

In the UK, Prowse received an MBE for a campaign in which he played the Green Cross Code Man, a superhero that promoted road safety.

Prowse was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis when he was thirteen years old. It seemed to disappear when he turned to body building and weight lifting, but reappear...View full story
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If you have trouble getting cool in summer or if you sweat a lot during exercise, try using sandalwood oil as a splash on cologne. Sandalwood oil has cooling properties and is used in many Asian countries to cool the body when no air conditioning is available. It smells great and works as a natural coolant on the skin. It’s also great for acne, eczema and other skin problems that can be caused by sensitivity to heat. Regrettably, due to over cultivation in India, it's very difficult to find good quality sandalwood oil, unless you happen to visit the Mysore Provence in India or Dubai- where they sell all sorts of essential oils and fragrances.. Still, even diluted versions that can be found in the USA work pretty well to keep you cool in summer months. Try shops that sell incense or Indian goods, and if possible purchase the Mysore brand which regulated by the Indian Government and is the most pure oil available in most cases.


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