Peter Mayhew played the mighty Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy and passed away on April 30, 2019. On this episode of the Fan Made podcast, we hear from Peter Mayhew about a lifetime spent in the Star Wars universe, what it’s like to embody such an iconic character, and why Chewie and Mayhew were so beloved by fans.
As told through an interview Peter Mayhew gave to ABC4 News back in 2014.
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Fan Made is a cosplay and fan culture podcast that explores fandom, what it means to be a true believer, and the depths we’re willing to go to show our love for fiction. Hear from creators, cosplayers, and super fans on what drives them to do what they do. We’ll also take on big pop culture news and issues. Fan Made podcast comes to you from the ABC4 studio in Salt Lake City.