Peter Mayhew was born on May 1944 19, in Barnes, Surrey, and died on April 30, 2019.
He was an English-American actor.
He was well known for portraying Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series.
Mayhew played the character in all of his live-action appearances from the 1977 original to 2015’s The Force Awakens before his retirement from the role.
Mayhew’s peak height was 7 feet 3 inches (2.21 m).
Mayhew lived with his significant other Mary Angela (“Angie”) in Boyd, Texas and was an entrepreneur.
He turned into a naturalized native of the United States in 2005 at a service in Arlington, Texas.
In a meeting with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, he clowned that he didn’t get an award at this function either, a reference to the Star Wars scene in which Luke and Han get decorations however Chewbacca does not.
Mayhew noted in an MTV meet that in spite of the fact that Chewbacca does not get an award in the film, he gets the last line when he thunders.
Mayhew experienced twofold knee substitution medical procedure in 2013.
In January 2015, Mayhew was quickly hospitalized close to his home in Texas, because of an episode of pneumonia.
In July 2018, Mayhew reported by means of Twitter that he had effectively experienced a unspecified spinal medical procedure to improve his versatility, and was recouping.
Peter Mayhew passed away at 74 years old.