The statement reads: “It’s with great regret and heart-wrenching sadness for us and million of fans around the world, to announce that our client DAVE PROWSE M.B.E. has passed away at the age of 85.”
Fans from around the globe reacted to the news with grief, with one Twitter user saying: “So sorry for your loss. Mr. Prowse was admired by many fans and was a kind and gentle soul to each one of us. May he Rest In Peace. Condolences from Canada.”
At this time not much is known of the actor’s death. However, David was said to have suffered a short illness before his death.
Express.co.uk will update this article when more information is known.