|David Prowse (1935 - )|
|Casino Royale (1967) [Frankenstein's Monster]: Killed in an explosion (along with everybody else in the casino) when Woody Allen explodes. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Tommy)
The Benny Hill Show (I don't know the exact episode title or date) (circa 1970s) [Bodybuilder]: Shot in the chest with an arrow by Cupid (Benny Hill) in the park, when Benny uses a real arrow so he can take the girl himself. (Played for comic effect, obviously.)
The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) [The Monster/Highwayman]: "Highwayman" is shot in the chest by Ralph Bates as David is robbing a carriage; Ralph then uses David's body to create his monster. The monster is later dissolved in a vat of acid in Ralph's laboratory.
Vampire Circus (1972) [Strongman]: Shot in the chest by a villager when David tries to attack the crowd storming the circus grounds.
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1973) [Herr Schneider/The Monster]: "Schneider" commits suicide by slitting his wrists; his body is later used by Peter Cushing to create his monster. The monster is later mauled to death by the inmates in an asylum. (As the monster, David was wearing heavy ape-like make-up.) (Thanks to Tommy)
Jabberwocky (1977) [Black Knight]: Falls to his death after being struck by the monster's tail, as Michael Palin staggers around blindly. (An obvious special-effects dummy was used for the fall.) (Thanks to Tommy)
Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) [Darth Vader]: Fatally injured with a barrage of energy by Ian McDiarmid as he kills Ian; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to his son (Mark Hamill). (Note: While David appeared under the Darth Vader costume, the voice was provided by James Earl Jones, and Sebastian Shaw played the character after being unmasked. Due to the unique "triple-cast" nature of this role, I am listing it for all three actors.)
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