In the United States died actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in “Star wars”

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THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA

In the United States died actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the movie “Star wars”, reports “WORLD 24”.

He died April 30 at his home in Texas surrounded by family. He was 74 years old.

Thanks to Mayhew touching the traveler from a tribe of Wookiees, Chewbacca mechanic is loved by millions of fans around the world. To whom to give the role of Chewbacca, Directors no doubt. Impressive growth in Mayhew, two meters 21 centimeters, has left far behind all other candidates.

The actor played the role of Chewbacca in the fourth, fifth and sixth episodes of the Saga. In the seventh divided it with a Finnish basketball player Jonas Swatara. And in the latter film gave her completely – just gave advice.

Mayhew did not live four days before the Day of “Star wars”.

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