Peter Mayhew, who is known to fans worldwide as Chewbacca in the Star Wars galaxy of films, has died. He was 74.
Uproxx reports that the Legendary actor began his Chewbacca career in the original 1977 Star Wars film.
Mayhew went on to appear in “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Return of the Jedi,” “Revenge of the Sith,” “The Force Awakens” and more.
"Peter was larger than life in so many ways … a gentle giant playing a gentle giant.