Peter Mayhew

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Mayhew in May 2015

Peter Mayhew (19 May 1944 – 30 April 2019) was an English actor. He is best known for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies.[1] Mayhew was 7 feet 3 inches tall.

Mayhew was born in London, England. On 30 April 2019, he died at his home in Boyd, Texas from a heart attack, aged 74.[2]

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  1. All about Peter Mayhew
  2. "Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' Films, Dies at 74". The Hollywood Reporter. 2 May 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.

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