Star Wars Legend Peter Mayhew Dead At 74

Actor Peter Mayhew, best known to the world as Chewbacca, has died at the age of 74. On May 2, 2019 Mayhew’s family announced that he had died at his home on April 30,

Mayhew’s first credited acting role was as Chewbacca in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. He played the character in all of his live action appearances from 1977 to 2015’s Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, until his retirement.

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