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.
How did Peter Mayhew die?
Peter Mayhew's death was caused by Heart Attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||May 19, 1944|
|Death date||April 30, 2019|
|Place of death||Boyd, Texas, United States|
|Place of burial||Azleland Memorial Park, Reno, Texas, United States|
I think by that time I knew where Chewie was going, and he left me to do what was called for, because the character had been well established. You know, it was like putting on a second skin by that time.Peter Mayhew
George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I’d do any character he might create.Peter Mayhew
Richard Marquand, on Jedi, was very much an actor’s director.Peter Mayhew
With Star Wars fans, there’s so much enthusiasm, and it’s a completely different generation now.Peter Mayhew
After my own for instance, my favourite is Princess Leia.Peter Mayhew