Actor Peter Mayhew at the world premier of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in Los Angeles in 2017. Photo: Reuters

Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in ‘Star Wars’ movies, dies at age 74. Co-stars remember ‘a big man with an even bigger heart’

  • The towering actor measured 2.21 metres and was working as a hospital attendant in London when he was discovered
  • Mayhew once joked that all he had to do when auditioning for the role of Chewbacca was to show his height
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Actor Peter Mayhew at the world premier of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in Los Angeles in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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