Peter Mayhew's Death

Born (Birthday) May 19, 1944

Death Date April 30, 2019

Age of Death 74 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Movie Actor

The movie actor Peter Mayhew died at the age of 74 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Earned a place in cinematic history for his role as Chewbacca in the Star Wars franchise. He also provided the voice of the sidekick Wookie in the Season 3 finale of The Clone Wars.

He was born and raised in Barnes, London. He married Angie Luker in 1999.

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“They asked if I was interested in a role as a large alien in a movie.” (Peter Mayhew)

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“I think the main thing was that the character couldn’t speak in regular language, so he had to be mimed.” (Peter Mayhew)

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“I think that Star Wars revolutionized not only sci-fi movies, but also the entire industry in the way that things are done.” (Peter Mayhew)

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“Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me. But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.” (Peter Mayhew)

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“I really enjoyed the last scene at the Ewok celebration after the battle.” (Peter Mayhew)

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