“Chewbacca” actor, Peter Mayhew passes away

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Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca, has died at age 74.

This is according to family members.

The 74-year old was an English-American actor best known for his role as Chewbacca in the “Star Wars” film series.

Mayhew was born and raised in Barnes, Surrey and was always asked about his height, which at it’s peak was 7 feet 3 inches.

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