R.I.P. Peter Mayhew

Jason O’Toole

Image Credit: Lucasfilm

Peter Mayhew with long time onscreen partner Harrison Ford.

Peter Mayhew with long time onscreen partner Harrison Ford.

The great Peter Mayhew, who was the man behind Chewbacca, has passed away at the age of 74. The actor died Tuesday in his North Texas home with his family by his side. Mayhew captured our hearts as the lovable Wookie, whom he played in almost every Star Wars film to date as well as specials and various public appearances. Along with Carrie Fisher, we have now lost two of the original Star Wars cast members. We will miss them both forever but the impression they made will never be far from fans hearts. Share your thoughts with us below.

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