Norma Prowse

Norma Prowse

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Updated On December 16, 2021
Filton, England
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Filton, England

Norma Prowse is a British-born woman. Norma Prowse is the ex-spouse of a former weightlifter and actor David Prowse. She has stayed quiet regarding her life and has a very low internet profile.

Early Life and Childhood

Norma Prowse was born in the month of January in the year 1942. Her exact date of birth is not known. Similarly, her age was born in the small town of Filton, Bristol, England. She is 79 years old and belongs to British Nationality. Moreover, she was born under the star sign Aquarius.

When it comes to her parents, there are not many details available on them. However, we sure do know she was raised in the small town of Filton near Bristol located in South Gloucestershire. Similarly, it is also not known if she has any siblings.


Norma has not given out any details regarding her education and academics. However, she seems to be well educated and had studied at a local high school and University.

Career and Professional life

Norma has kept her life very private and has not given out any kind of information. Similarly, it is also not known what Norma does for her livelihood. Talking about her former husband he was a successful actor, weight lifter, and businessman. He is best known for bringing the character of Darth Vader to life.

He started out as a weight lifter and has won the British Heavyweight lifting championship for three years in a row from the year 1962. Following his well-built body and physique, he started training actors and stuntmen to bulk up for their roles in the movie. Similarly, he also helped the actors of Superman to gain weight and bulk up. Likewise, he has also made his appearance in the show business.

At the beginning of his acting career, he was only offered small roles and had little screen time. Similarly, he played the role of Frank Alexander’s bodyguards Julian in the film ‘A clockwork Orange’. His work on the movie got noticed by Director George. He went on to work on several other movies such as Vampire Circus 1972, Doctor Who, The time mask. David also played the role of an android named Coppin in the Tomorrow people in 1973.

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Caption: David in his iconic Darth Vader suit(source:

Furthermore, David also got the chance to play the role of Frankenstein in three films. The films are Casino Royale, Hamer Horrors, and Frankenstein and the monster from the hill. He is best known for his role as the Darth Vader. His tall height and well-built physique landed him in the role of Darth Vader. Although he played the role of Darth Vader the audio for the character was given by James Earl Jones for having a deeper voice.

Awards and Net worth

When it comes to awards, she has not received any of them. Similarly, she has a net worth of $3 million USD which was left by her husband at the time of his death.

Likewise, her husband despite being involved in the show business for a long time did not receive any awards as well.

Relationship status

Norma Prowse and David Prowse met at The Glen dance hall in Bristol. David used to work as a bouncer there and instantly fell in love. Similarly, the couple married each other in the year 1963. The couple has been blessed with three children. However, we do not know the names of their children yet. Unfortunately, David died recently in the year 2020 after battling for a long time with Illness.

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Caption: Norma with her husband David(source:

Neither Norma nor David has gotten themself involved in any kind of trouble or controversies. They lived a quiet and happy life.

Body measurements and Social media

Norma Prowse is in her late 70s and still maintains her health and body. She stands tall at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 65 kg. Likewise, her body measurements (chest-waist-hips) are 34-28-33 respectively. She has brown hair with a pair of beautiful blue eyes.

Norma has kept her life very private and is not active on any social media platforms.

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