Peter Mayhew, who brought 'Star Wars' Chewbacca to life, has died

The British actor was working in a London hospital when movie creator George Lucas personally chose him to play the iconic character.
1:03 | 05/03/19

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Transcript for Peter Mayhew, who brought 'Star Wars' Chewbacca to life, has died
So these mouth never actually closed this returning ten years later the force awakens. You're Peter's. Presence on the set offering his invaluable experience and advice there was great have him there get back into the room. Bill would you do think it's great. The after standing at seven feet three inches tall he would train the next actor who would Wear that suit we had a weeklong will keep boot camp. Where we went over the specifics the movement of Qwikster through rural. Moon creator George Lucas saying he was the closest any human could be too will Wilkie. B Clark gentle nature. And I learned to always let him win. Mayhew was grateful that last chance. I'm very imperfect people meal could turn to do to clear to whom. Couldn't do as much as possible. And in this steel Denver super. We sale of Peter making it.

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