Original Star Wars Trilogy Actor Shares Photo of Actual Burnt Darth Vader Mask

Pyre Burnt Darth Vader Mask share by David ProwseDavid Prowse, the man behind Darth Vader’s mask in the original Star Wars trilogy, shared a photo of the screen-used, pyre-burnt Darth Vader mask from Return of the Jedi.

The smooth, glossy black coating of the fiberglass constructed mask appears melted to the point where heavy strands of fiber weaving are exposed. The is a far cry from the mask Kylo Ren honors in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and an amazing piece of movie history.

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