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    Default Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74

    Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, has died aged 74, his family says.

    He passed away at his home in Texas on 30 April with his family by his side, a statement said. They did not says what the cause of his death was.

    Mayhew played Wookiee warrior Chewbacca in the original trilogy beginning in 1977 as well as later films.

    "He put his heart and soul into the role of Chewbacca and it showed in every frame," his family said.

    He is survived by his wife Angie and three children.

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    Default Re: Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74

    Aaaarrrrrggggghhhhhhhh!!


    RIP Chewie!


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    Default Re: Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74

    Birth Rate Death Rate
    • 19 births/1,000 population • 8 deaths/1,000 population
    • 131.4 million births per year 55.3 million people die each year
    • 360,000 births per day 151,600 people die each day
    • 15,000 births each hour 6,316 people die each hour


    Sorry. In a bad mood today.

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    Default Re: Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74

    Lovely bloke by all accounts. Always had time for Star Wars fans and I've always thought he had great chemistry with Harrison Ford, despite the fact he was basically wrapped up in a shaggy carpet. R.I.P.

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    Default Re: Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74

    RIP Chewbacca

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