A ‘Star Wars’ Icon Has Passed Away at the Age of 74— “He Was the Gentlest of Giants”

Peter Mayhew who played Chewbacca in Star Wars died

Fans of the epic movie series Star Wars are mourning the death of Peter Mayhew. The actor, who played the lovable character of Wookiee Chewbacca, died Tuesday (April 30) in his North Texas home. “The family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share the news that Peter has passed away,” a … Read more