Peter Mayhew Dies at Age 74

Peter Mayhew, best known for his role as Chewbacca in the Star Warsfilm series, has died at aged 74. 

“The family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share the news that Peter has passed away,” a tweet posted on the actor’s Twitter page read on Thursday afternoon. “He left us the evening of April 30, 2019 with his family by his side in his North Texas home.”