R.I.P. Hollywood Swordmaster Bob Anderson

Monday, January 2 by
This guy rules. 

Hollywood swordmaster Bob Anderson has died and, no, he was not fell by the hand of Inigo Montoya. The veteran fencing champion has crafted some of cinema‘s most famous fight scenes. Actually, he wore the Darth Vader costume to film the epic light saber battles in the original Star Wars trilogy. The former Olympian also worked as swordmaster on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Legend of Zorro, The Hobbit, and From Russia With Love.

Mr. Anderson was 89 when he passed on New Year’s Day. Police are currently questioning Connor MacLeod. (NY Daily News)