Max Page (right) played Darth Vader in Volkswagen’s first Passat commercial. (Photo: Staff)

Max Page, the star of advertisements for the locally made Passat, is “recovering very well” after heart surgery, according to CNN.

Page checked into Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to have a congenital heart defect repaired earlier this week.

Click here to read the MSNBC story, which details what Page was scared of going into surgery, his attitude about facing difficult situations and how he has served as an ambassador for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.


Click here to see a interview with Page when he came to Chattanooga for the Volkswagen grand opening.  

Click here and here for more reading and pictures from the Volkswagen grand opening.