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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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Filmography

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 2016 Killer Ink
Uncle Clyde
 2015 Star Wars: Battlefront (Video Game)
Chewbacca
 2012 Breaking In (TV Series)
Peter Mayhew
- Episode XIII (2012) ... Peter Mayhew
 2011 Glee (TV Series)
Chewbacca
- Extraordinary Merry Christmas (2011) ... Chewbacca (as Chewbacca)
 2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series)
Chewbacca
- Wookiee Hunt (2011) ... Chewbacca (voice)
 2010 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (Video Game)
Chewbacca (voice)
 2009 Fanboys
Peter Mayhew (uncredited)
 2008 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Video Game)
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)
 2002 Comic Book Villains (Video)
Peter Mayhew
 1997 Doragon bôru GT: Gokû gaiden! Yûki no akashi wa sû-shin-chû (TV Movie)
Susha (English version, voice)
 1995 Dragon Ball (TV Series)
Susha
- The Legend of Goku (1995) ... Susha (voice)
- A Wish to the Eternal Dragon (1995) ... Susha (voice)
- The Penalty Is Pinball (1995) ... Susha (voice)
- The Dragon Balls Are Stolen (1995) ... Susha (voice)
- Boss Rabbit's Magic Touch (1995) ... Susha (voice)
 1994 Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (Video Game)
Chewbacca (voice)
 1994 Star Wars: TIE Fighter (Video Game)
Chewbacca (voice)
 1993 Comic Book Kid
Peter Mayhew
 1993 Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Video Game)
Chewbacca (voice)
 1992 Super Star Wars (Video Game)
Chewbacca (voice)
 1991 Star Wars (Video Game)
Chewbacca (voice)
 1988 Star Wars (Video Game)
Chewbacca (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
- The Last Laugh (1981) ... The Tall Knight
- Beware of the Bird! (1981) ... The Tall Knight
- The Dark Tree (1981) ... The Tall Knight
- The Tall Knight's Folly (1981) ... The Tall Knight
- The Old Coach House (1981) ... 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 Donny and Marie (TV Series)
Chewbacca
- Episode #3.1 (1977) ... Chewbacca (voice, uncredited)
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2 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chewbacca | Himself

Height:

7' 3" (2.21 m)
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Personal Quote:

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. See more »

Trivia:

Had the option of either playing Darth Vader or Chewbacca, as did David Prowse. Mayhew chose Chewbacca because he wanted to play a hero, whilst Prowse chose Darth Vader because he wanted to play a villain. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height and slender frame See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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