Peter Mayhew

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Birthday
19, 1944
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1944 (age 73)
Birthplace
London, England

About

He 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.

Before Fame

He was raises in Barnes, Surrey, England. He appeared as the Minotaur in a 1976 adaptation of Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger; he was cast because of his large feet.

Trivia

He appeared as a Wookie on The Muppet Show, during the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special.

Family Life

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

Associated With

He played the sidekick to Harrison Ford's Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy.

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