5 Iconic Villain Roles of All Time



Darth Vader



The main antagonist in the Star Wars Franchise, Darth Vader was originally a Jedi initially and was lured to the dark side of the force by Palpatine and became a Sith Lord. Vader was transformed into a cyborg. He is the father of Princess Leia, the secret husband of Padme Amidala, and grandfather of Kylo Ren, the villain of the Star Wards sequel trilogy.

Popular actors like David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Sebastian Shaw, Scot Lawrence, Jake Llyod, Mat Lucas, Matt Lanter, Hayden Christensen, Spencer Wilding and Daniel Naprous played the role of Darth Vader. Yet, it was George Lucas who stood as the man behind this character. Darth Vader went on to become of the most iconic villains in pop culture and was listed among the villains and fictional characters ever.