Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) Has Died
Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 1:48 am
The Star Wars universe is mourning as news broke today of the death of one of the franchise’s most beloved — and most towering — cast members: Peter Mayhew, the 7-foot-2 actor who played Chewbacca in five movies died Tuesday at the age of 74.
Mayhew's family made the announcement from the actor's official Twitter account late Thursday afternoon.
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