Peter Mayhew Remembered: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Bob Iger & Others Mourn Chewbacca Actor As “Big Man With Even Bigger Heart”

Refresh for updates… Hol­ly­wood and the rest of the galaxy are remem­ber­ing Peter May­hew, the orig­i­nal Chew­bac­ca actor who died Tues­day at 74. He was best known for play­ing icon­ic hairy Wook­iee in the 1977–83 tril­o­gy, and two oth­er films in the his­toric franchise.