Chewbacca actor, Peter Mayhew, dead at 74 years old

May 2, 2019

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The man best known for bringing the larger than life Chewbacca to the big screen in Star Wars, Peter Mayhew, has passed away at the age of 74.  His 7-foot-3 stature definitely helped add believabilty to the character that became a fan favorite of the Star Wars favorite, and he played the role in the majority of films before moving to sharing the roll in 2015 The Force Awakens.  No cause has been given at this time for his death.  RIP Peter!