Peter Mayhew (b. May 19, 1944 –  April 30, 2019) was an English-American actor who is best known for portraying Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series. To learn more about him, read the article below.

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Before Fame: His first acting job was in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger.


Family/ Relationships

Peter Mayhew Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality

Peter was born in Barnes, Surrey. His height was due to Marfan syndrome.

Peter Mayhew Affair/Married/Wife

He was married to Mary Angelique (m. 1999). They had three children. This is his twitter.

Peter died on April 30, 2019 due to heart attack.


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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Peter William Mayhew
  • Nicknames: Peter
  • Birthday: May 19, 1944
  • Death: April 30, 2019
  • Age: 74 years old (at the time of death)
  • Birthplace: Barnes, Surrey, England
  • Education: Not Available
  • Profession: Actor
  • Nationality: English-American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian
  • Religion: Not Available
  • Zodiac: Taurus
  • Spouse/Wife: Angie Luker (m. 1999)
  • Children: 3
  • Net Worth: Not Available

Measurements

  • Height: 7 feet 3 inches (221 cm)
  • Weight: 100 kg (approx)
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is best known for his role as Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series.
  • His height was because of Marfan syndrome.
  • His peak height was 7 feet 2 inches.
  • His first acting job was in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger.
  • He was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at the MTV Film Awards 1997.
  • Peter died on April 30, 219 due to heart attack.
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