David Prowse, the man inside the Darth Vader suit and also (to UK viewers of a certain age) the Green Cross Code Man, recently announced that he has prostate cancer. Our blogger Laura McConnell is a fan of his, and remembers meeting him at a convention:
This is a personal article by Laura McConnell, one of our new bloggers - read more about our volunteer contributors on this dedicated page .
SFX was fortunate enough to have a nice chat with David Prowse over a curry a few months ago. Have you met him at a convention or festival? Your thoughts welcome as always, in the comment thread below or on our forum .