How Did Peter Mayhew Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Peter Mayhew death

The movie actor Peter Mayhew passed away at age 74, respectable.

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Earned a place in cinematic history for his role as Chewbacca in the Star Wars franchise. He also provided the voice of the sidekick Wookie in the Season 3 finale of The Clone Wars.

He was born and raised in Barnes, London. He married Angie Luker in 1999.

How did Peter Mayhew die?

Heart Attack caused Peter Mayhew's death in 2019.

Information about the death of Peter Mayhew
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death74 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayMay 19, 1944
Death dateApril 30, 2019
Place of deathBoyd, Texas, United States
Place of burialAzleland Memorial Park, Reno, Texas, United States


After a while, the character sort of took over.

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George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids. Same with Jar Jar.

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With my mask, I controlled all of the mouth movements with my own mouth.

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Richard Marquand, on Jedi, was very much an actor’s director.

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When you consider that you’re a character that doesn’t speak, but you’ve still got to react to the other actors, you’ve got to make a noise of some kind.

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