'Star Wars' stars: Where are they now?

Published On: May 11 2011 09:38:20 AM CDT   Updated On: May 14 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

A long time ago (1977, to be exact) "Star Wars" was released. With George Lucas celebrating his 69th birthday May 14, take a look at what the stars of the film up to today.

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James Earl Jones (voice of Darth Vader) most recently appeared in the 2013 indie drama "Gimme Shelter" and made a guest-star appearance on the sitcom "The Big Bang Theory." Apart from the original trilogy, Jones reprised the role of Darth Vader for the third "Star Wars" prequel, "Revenge of the Sith," in 2005. He was also honored with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2009.

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