Death of Peter Mayhew

May 19, 1944 - April 30, 2019
| Age 74

Chewbacca in "Star Wars"
Peter Mayhew Obituary Photo

Tools to share this Obituary

Peter Mayhew played the beloved Wookiee, Chewbacca, or "Chewie", in the immensely popular Star Wars franchise. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

Read Complete Obituary

Record an Audio Memory — Use Your Phone — Free

Track Celebrity Deaths

Receive email notification about people of national interest.