HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — Max Page, the 7-year-old who portrayed Darth Vader in a 2011 Super Bowl commercial, is hoping to channel “the force” when he undergoes heart surgery Thursday.

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Volkswagen’s mini Darth Vader is scheduled to undergo surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. where doctors will replace a heart valve.

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Page was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at 3 months old.

Thursday’s surgery will be Page’s eighth since his diagnosis.

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Page has also had a re-occurring role on “The Young and the Restless”, according to IMDB.