Dies Peter Mayhew to 74 years: goodbye to Chewbacca original ‘Star Wars’

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    Die Peter Mayhew to 74 years: goodbye to Chewbacca original 'Star Wars'

    Peter Mayhew passed away this Tuesday, April 30 to 74 years old. The actor, popular for you have given life to Chewbacca in the series Star Wars, was at his home in North Texas when he left this world, according to just inform her family through the twitter account of Mayhew.

    Mayhew was discovered by producer Charles H. Schneer when I was working in a London hospital. He was signed for a small role in ‘Sinbad and the eye of the tiger’, but the role that catapulted his career would come months later, when George Lucas you have opted to give the role of the wookie Chewbacca in ‘star wars’.

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    Known for his high-stature-although I wasn’t suffering from gigantism-, what is certain is that Luke is fixed at a first moment in  George Prowse for the role, but the latter preferred to interpret Darth Vader. The paper then moved the hand of Mayhew.

    Mayhew would give life to the character in ‘Star Wars Holiday Special’, ‘The empire strikes back’, ‘The return of the jedi’ and ‘The awakening of the force’.   ‘The last jedi’ was replaced by Joonas Suotamo, who has already served as a double of Mayhew in ‘The awakening of the force’.

    in Addition, he visited a multitude of conventions and wrote a couple of books. The rest of his career he focused on the small screen, usually to retrieve the character of Chewbacca in series such as ‘Glee’ or ‘Breaking In’.

    Via | Variety

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    The news Dies Peter Mayhew to 74 years: goodbye to Chewbacca original ‘Star Wars’ was originally published in Espinof by Mikel Zorrilla .


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    Dies Peter Mayhew to 74 years: goodbye to Chewbacca original ‘Star Wars’
    Source: www.vayatele.com  
    May 2, 2019

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