The original Star Wars movie, released in May 1977 won 6 Oscars at the 50th Academy Awards.
The Empire Strikes Back has earned $538 million at the Box Office since its release in May 1980.
The character Boba Fett was a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader in four of the six Stars Wars films.
Jeremy Bulloch was born on 16 February 1945, in Leicestershire, England. He is famous for playing the cult hero Boba Fett.
The character Sheev Palpatine appeared first in the Return of the Jedi and also in all the prequel films, although he was later edited into the Empire Strikes Back .
Emperor Palpatine is played by Ian McDiarmid, the British actor.
David Prowse was born on 1 July, 1935, in Bristol, England. He became an actor and played Darth Vader in the first three Star Wars films.
The American Film Institute listed Darth Vader as the third greatest movie villain in cinema history in their centenary year.
Prowse played Vader in Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, but didn’t actually know he was Luke Skywalker’s father until he watched Empire Strikes Back at the cinema. Why? Because they used a different actor to play the character’s voice!
The Star Wars legend is also known as a former British heavyweight weightlifting champion, as well as the person who played The Green Cross Code Man between 1971 and 1990.