Must Reads Heart Surgery Goes 'Very Well' For 'Little Darth Vader' Facebook Twitter Google+ Email June 15, 20126:30 AM ET Mark Memmott Twitter We've got good news to pass along regarding the open heart surgery performed Thursday on seven-year-old Max Page, the child actor who captivated viewers as "Little Darth Vader" in a 2011 Volkswagen commercial. "The surgery today went very well," Max's surgeon, Dr. Vaughn Starnes, says in a statement posted online by Children's Hospital Los Angeles. "We went in to replace his pulmonary valve, which we did without incident. Max is in the cardiac ICU and recovering very well." Max is expected to be in the hospital another three days or so. Our earlier post about Max and his surgery is here. And if you need a lift this morning, the VW ad is here. YouTube.com/Volkswagen YouTube Little Darth Vader Max Page Facebook Twitter Google+ Email In Sports: Tiger Tied For Second, Miami Ties Up NBA FinalsJune 15, 2012 'Forest Boy' Is A Hoax, Police SayJune 15, 2012 We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.