VIDEO: Super Bowl Sensation — The Young Darth Vader Is Unmasked!

Darth Vader has been unmasked — again.

Only this time, it’s not the pasty incarnation of Anakin Skywalker in his last moments, but rather Max Page, the adorable 6-year-old who stole Sunday’s parade of Superbowl ad with his spot for Volkswagen.

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The 6-year-old and his mother Jennifer appeared on Monday morning’s The Today Show in which we learned that Page was born with a congenital heart defect.

“He’s an inspiration,” Jennifer said. “He had his first operation when he was 3-months-old and now has a pacemaker.”

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“I’m okay,” said Max, who turns on his Volkswagen Passat using “The Force” in the ad (that’s since gone viral, to the tune of 15 million YouTube hits). 

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“I can’t even keep up with the messages and the calls,” Jennifer said. “This is out of this world.”

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Fun fact: The boy, who has also been seen in spots for Walgreens and The Young and the Restless, has never seen Star Wars.



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