Peter Mayhew Archives

Star Wars: How David Prowse and Peter Mayhew Became Unsung Heroes
David Prowse and Peter Mayhew were two larger than life figures not just because of just their height, but rather they did so much together on screen for the Star Wars franchise without so much as uttering a word Sebastian Shaw performed the few lines as a dying Darth Vader in Return of the Jedi[...]
David Prowse
Fellow original trilogy actors Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Peter Cushing, Sir Alec Guinness, Phil Brown, Shelagh Fraser, Jack Purvis, and Alex McCrindle have all also become one with the Force in recent years I had the privilege of meeting Dave Prowse myself at a convention a few years back when my daughter was only[...]
‘Star Wars’: Harrison Ford Remembers Peter Mayhew on Tonight Show
Sporting a dog nose to promote The Secret Life of Pets 2, Harrison Ford took some time to reflect on his Star Wars best friend and co-pilot Chewbacca, brought to life by the late Peter Mayhew during a stop by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. https://youtu.be/O0DQrmzAK7gVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Harrison Ford Reacts[...]
Celebrate Peter Mayhew With The Best Chewbacca Moments
As fans reflect on what Star Wars means to them, the recent death of Peter Mayhew– the actor who portrayed Chewbacca, weighs heavy on our hearts. In order to both mourn and celebrate the galaxy's greatest copilot, I have compiled a list of the six best Chewbacca moments For obvious reasons, I have limited the list to scenes in[...]
Peter Mayhew, Gentle Giant Behind 'Star Wars' Chewbacca, Passes at 74
We are so incredibly heartbroken to report the passing of the best co-pilot in the galaxy, Peter Mayhew. Peter MayhewPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com Long known to Star Wars fans the galaxy over, the gentle giant first roared life into Wookiee Chewbacca in the original 1977 film, and continued to play a part in the franchise until[...]
Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38
Anything you can do to entertain them will also be welcomed. The London Film And Comic-Con will be at the Olympia exhibition hall near Earl's Court and Brompton Park. Joining me at the show are Marv Wolfman, Tommy Yune, Andy Diggle, Geoff Senior, Rantz Hoseley, Simon Furman, Jessica Martin, Ben Templesmith, Will Simpson, Amrit Birdi, Paul Cornell,[...]
Peter Mayhew Needs Your Help
You will be my hero! http://t.co/FEYGlN8K6X — Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) August 21, 2013 I grew up a Star Wars fan Chewbaca was my introduction to a science fiction world that opened my eyes to so many creative ideas I see that Peter Mayhew needs help… I'm clicking that link. Mayhew was born with Gigantism, which gave him his[...]