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Peter Mayhew
Peter Mayhew biography

This block contains the information about Peter Mayhew and provides an insight into the life of the celebrity. From here you can also learn when, how and why the profession of an actor was chosen. Some interesting facts are waiting for you here.

Now residing in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. Schneer saw his photo, literally standing above the crowd around him. Charles H. Schneer cast him in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, Ray Harryhausen's newest special effects film. It was just over a year later that he was asked if he wanted to do another role. Mayhew was told it was for a big hairy beast.
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Peter Mayhew filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Peter Mayhew acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - Chewbacca $113M 2005 $108M $380M
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - Chewbacca $32.5M 1983 $16.3M $309M
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - Chewbacca $18M 1980 $290M
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope - Chewbacca $13M 1977 $35.9M $461M
Yesterday Was a Lie - Dead Man $200K 2008
Star Tours (short) - Chewbacca (uncredited) 1987
The Characters of 'Star Wars' (video documentary short) - Himself - 'Chewbacca', Special Thanks 2004
Comic Book: The Movie (video) - Peter Mayhew 2004
The Jedi Hunter (short) - Special Thanks 2002
Return of the Ewok (video short) - Chewbacca 1982
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger - Minoton (uncredited) 1977
Terror - The Mechanic 1978
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