Peter Mayhew

Birthday: May 19, 1944
Birthplace: Barnes, England, UK
Stands over seven-feet tall. Maintained his job as a hospital worker while playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars films. Established the Peter Mayhew Foundation, a nonprofit organization which helps children and adults in need. Along with his wife Angie, wrote the book My Favorite Giant (2011), which teaches acceptance to young audiences.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Killer Ink Actor 2016
No Score Yet Jedi Junkies Actor 2010
83% Yesterday Was a Lie The Dead Man 2009
79% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Chewbacca 2005
81% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Chewbacca 1983
No Score Yet Return of the Ewok Actor 1982
95% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Chewbacca $4.6M 1980
No Score Yet Terror Actor 1979
30% Star Wars: Holiday Special Actor 1978
93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Chewbacca 1977
63% Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Minoton 1977

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Comic Book Men
2012
Guest
  • 2015
56% Breaking In
2011-2012
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