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R.I.P. Bob Anderson [Darth Vader]

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R.I.P. Bob Anderson [Darth Vader]

Empiresrepublic's Avatar

01.02.2012 , 08:50 PM | #1
the man behind the mask during the fight stunts of the original episodes 4-6 has passed away

r.i.p. Darth Vader... just a slice of him has passed away

Sohtaraz's Avatar

01.02.2012 , 08:51 PM | #2
Maybe he saw the quality of SWTOR and the sword combat... Explains the timing as well, he had a few weeks to go "no, this can't be real"

Empiresrepublic's Avatar

01.02.2012 , 08:52 PM | #3

Sohtaraz's Avatar

01.02.2012 , 08:56 PM | #4
Quote: Originally Posted by Empiresrepublic View Post
this makes no sense since this had nothing todo with wow... nor a dislike to swtor...

obvious troll?
Yes I'm afraid it is.

On a serious note tho it does sadden to see one of the people who actually were a big part of my childhood pass away, even tho he was a stunt actor still, he was atleast a great athlete on top of that and I'm sure starwars would not mean the same as it means now to some of us. The fights were beutiful and very well shot, they resonated on so many levels... If only it wouldn't have stopped

Tsunami's Avatar

01.03.2012 , 12:53 AM | #5
I couldn't believe it when I read the article and found out he was an olympic fencer. I guess Lucas truly went all out for films.

Barleigh's Avatar

01.03.2012 , 09:03 AM | #6
Thanks to him, the Starwars 4-6, Lord of the Rings movies, Princess Bride, Pirates movies had the best swordfights ever. Interview (short). Some scenes a fellow put together that he choreographed.