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Peter Mayhew (II)


Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England. Now residing in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. Schneer saw his photo, literally standing above the crowd around him. Charles H. Schneer cast him in Sinbad ... See full bio »
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 2012 Breaking In (TV Series)
Peter Mayhew
- Episode XIII (2012) ... Peter Mayhew
 2012 Killer Ink
Uncle Clyde
 2011 Glee (TV Series)
Chewbacca
- Extraordinary Merry Christmas (2011) ... Chewbacca (as Chewbacca)
 2008 Yesterday Was a Lie
Dead Man
 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Chewbacca / Top Ten List Presenter
- Ray Romano/Dave Matthews Band (2005) ... Chewbacca / Top Ten List Presenter (uncredited)
 1997 Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (TV Movie)
Susha (English version, voice)
 1987 Star Tours (Short)
Chewbacca (uncredited)
 1985 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #3.3 (1985) ... Various
 1982 Return of the Ewok (Video short)
Chewbacca
 1981 Dark Towers (TV Series)
The Tall Knight
 1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
Chewbacca
 1979 Hazell (TV Series)
Giant
- Hazell and the Big Sleep (1979) ... Giant
 1978 Terror
The Mechanic
 1977 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger
Minoton (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Chewbacca

Height:

7' 3" (2.21 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's curious that when you look down at people you see their defects, their irregularities more clearly. I like my bird's-eye view. I think it's what gives Chewie his pride, his bigness. Bigness of heart. See more »

Trivia:

In 2013, he was forced to undergo double knee replacement surgery as a result of gigantism. See more »

Trademark:

Chewbacca from the Star Wars films See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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