Darth Vader beats cancer!

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Good news, Star Wars fans: David Prowse, the 74-year-old actor who played Darth Vader in the first three films, is officially clear of cancer.

That's the news reported by the British Daily Mirror newspaper:

Star Wars actor David, 74, who played the 6ft 6in villain in the first three films, got the all-clear last month.

The former body-builder—and TV's Green Cross Code—stunned doctors by making a full recovery after intensive radiotherapy at London's Royal Marsden Hospital.

Speaking from his home in Croydon, Surrey, David said: "I've won the fight and I'm feeling better than ever. Everyone was shocked by how well it all went."

We're glad the Force was with him this time!

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