Peter William Mayhew
May 19, 1944
|Died||April 30, 2019 (aged 74)|
Boyd, Texas, U.S.
|Resting place||Azleland Memorial Park and Mausoleum|
Reno, Texas, U.S.
|Known for||Playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars franchise|
|Height||221 cm (7 ft 3 in) |
Mary Angelique Cigainero (m. 1999)
Peter William Mayhew (May 19, 1944 – April 30, 2019) was an English actor. He is best known for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies. 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.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Liptak, Andrew (2 May 2019). "Peter Mayhew, the actor who brought Chewbacca to life, has died". The Verge. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
- ↑ All about Peter Mayhew
- ↑ "Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' Films, Dies at 74". The Hollywood Reporter. 2 May 2019. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Peter Mayhew at Wikimedia Commons
- Peter Mayhew on IMDb