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7' 2" (2.18 m)
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When I go to restaurants I can never get my legs under a table. I bump my head in planes. People who sit behind me in the theater hate me. But I have given up apologizing to the world.
Fell sick during the filming of
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
, which prompted director Irvin Kershner
to bring in another extremely tall actor to fill in for him as Chewbacca. All the footage with the double was scrapped and reshot after Mayhew recovered because Irvin Kershner
found that the double's body movements did not match Mayhew's.
Towering height and slender frame