From a galaxy far, far away to France

Anthony Daniels knows C-3PO inside out but now enjoys his garden in Provence

C-3PO in Star Wars speaks ‘six million’ languages but ANTHONY DANIELS, who has played the role for 40 years, tells The Connexion he has ‘adequate’ French

British actor Anthony Daniels has played C-3PO in dramatic Star Wars movies for 40 years so it is little surprise that he loves escaping to relax in Provence.

Although he still spends most of his time in his London home or travelling between the US, UK, France and Japan, he has had a home in Mont Ventoux, Vaucluse, for 25 years.

He said: “My life here in France is very different from being at film premieres in Los Angeles or London. 

“I have to acclimatise to the gentler pace of life here.

“I got used to greeting everybody, saying Bonjour messieurs dames or au revoir when I arrive and when I depart, and that’s become charming. I also understand the ...

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