Date of Birth:
19 May 1944
Peter Mayhew played in 5 movies in the Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Music, Thriller, Comedy, Family, Musical, Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance genres.
Peter Mayhew got succeed with average imdb rating 6.9.
Prior to starring as Chewbacca in the Star Wars trilogy, he was an orderly at London's King's College Hospital.
Chewbacca won a Lifetime Acheivement award at the MTV Movie Awards.
Mayhew, like many actors connected with the Star Wars universe, makes frequent appearances at Sci-fi conventions. Although famous guests at these events normally make a charge for autographs, some actors connected with famous movies from the past make their living touring different conventions.
After getting the role of Chewbacca, Mayhew went to the zoo and began studying the movements and mannerisms of various large animals to incorporate into the character of Chewbacca.
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