Peter Mayhew

Name: Peter William Mayhew

Date of Birth: May 19, 1944

Place of Birth: Barnes, London, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: April 30, 2019. Peter Mayhew died of a heart attack at his home in Boyd, North Texas, Texas, United States.

Mostly known for:

  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) as Chewbacca
  • The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) as Chewbacca
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) as Chewbacca
  • Return of the Ewok (1982) as Chewbacca
  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) as Chewbacca
  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) as Chewbacca
  • Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015) as Chewbacca


Facts Fall Edition 2015, Ghent, Belgium.

Comic Con Amsterdam 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


What? Unfortunately we never had the chance to see a panel of meet the legendary Mr. Mayhew. But we did make some great pictures at the signing table in Ghent.



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FACTS Fall 2015 - Signing Table