Peter Mayhew (19 May 1944 – 30 April 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.
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