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Mayhew

Henry. 1812--87, British social commentator, journalist, and writer; a founder of Punch (1841): best known for London Labour and the London Poor (1851--62)
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'Devastated to hear about the passing of a dear friend and mentor, the great Peter Mayhew,' said the former basketball player in a caption for a photo of him and Mayhew.
"The family of Peter Mayhew, with deep love and sadness, regrets to share the news that Peter has passed away.
Mayhew died at his home in Texas earlier this week, his family said in a statement on Twitter.
British-born Mayhew died aged 74 on Tuesday at his home in north Texas with his family by his side.
Luke Skywalker actor Hamill described Mayhew as "the gentlest of giants" in a post on Twitter.
Costumed fans arriving on Donegal's Inishowen peninsula from a Lough Foyle ferry yesterday hailed Mayhew as a Star Wars legend.
Mayhew, who was 7ft 3ins and British, played Wookiee warrior Chewbacca in Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Return of the Jedi (1983), Revenge Of The Sith (2005) and The Force Awakens (2015).
British-born actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca the Wookiee, the loyal, furry companion of space buccaneer Han Solo in five of the Star Wars movies, has died at age 74, his family said on Thursday.
BRITISH-born actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca the Wookiee, the loyal, furry companion of space buccaneer Han Solo in five of the 'Star Wars' movies, has died at age 74, his family said on Thursday.
Summary: Washington DC, [USA] May 3 (ANI): Actor Peter Mayhew, best known for his role as 'Chewbacca' in the Star Wars movie series, died at the age of 74.
LOS ANGELES -- Actor Peter Mayhew, who played shaggy, towering Chewbacca in some of the "Star Wars" films, has died, his family said Thursday.