Peter Mayhew, actor who first played Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' saga, dies at age 74

Peter Mayhew, the 7 foot, 3 inch actor who played Chewbacca in five 'Star Wars' films, has passed away at the age of 74. Mayhew died in Texas, surrounded by family, according to his Twitter account.
Fri, May 3 20192:40 PM EDT