C. Andrew Nelson has spent more time in the official Darth Vader costume than any other actor, appearing as the iconic character 70 times over 12 years?

…Andrew has performed as Darth Vader in the Star Wars Original Trilogy: Special Edition, the Rebel Assault II and Dark Forces games from LucasArts, numerous TV shows, commercials, print ads, magazine covers, and live events?

…Andrew was featured in the first live action Star Wars footage that had been shot since the two Ewok television movies?

…Andrew supplied the voice of Luke Skywalker for several LucasArts games, making him the first actor ever to have officially portrayed both Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, father and son?

…Andrew doubled as the hands and feet of both Kyle Katarn and the dark jedi Jerec in the video cutscenes of the Jedi Knight game?

…Andrew spent six years at LucasArts Entertainment Company where he was a visual effects supervisor and senior artist helping design and create such games as Dark Forces, Rebel Assault II, Shadows of the Empire, Jedi Knight, Masters of Teras Kasi, Rogue Squadron, Starfighter, Force Commander, and others?

…Andrew served for four years at Industrial Light & Magic as a visual effects artist on such films as Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Galaxy Quest, Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle, The Perfect Storm, Jurassic Park III, The Time Machine, and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones?

…Andrew developed and created the first digital lightsaber effects, something that had previously been done only as an optical film process?

…Andrew is a visual effects consultant who has worked on such movies as Rocky Balboa, The Last Mimzy, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Rush Hour 3, The Kite Runner, Enchanted, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Jumper, Race to Witch Mountain, and Witness 11?

…Andrew is the former VFX Director for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and is a member of the prestigious Visual Effects Society for which he has served on the Board of Directors?

…Andrew has lent his voice to various games and animation projects including Mystic Heroes and the Dynasty Warriors series as well as the PBS television series Between the Lions?

…Andrew began acting at age 10 and over the years has worked with the likes of Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Dana Carvey, Jimmy Fallon, Hayden Christensen, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, and Oprah Winfrey?

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