January 01 2022 12:00 am

Rest in Peace, Chewie: Star Wars actor dies

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Another member of the Star Wars crew has passed away.

The family of Peter Mayhew says he died in his north Texas home on April 30.

Mayhew played Chewbacca – the large, hairy co-pilot of the Millineum Falcon in the original Star Wars films, Episode III of the prequels and The Force Awakens.

Mayhew was 74 years old.

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