Peter Mayhew

1944 - 2019

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Peter William Mayhew (May 19, 1944 – April 30, 2019) was an English-American actor, best known for portraying Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Mayhew has received more than 4,927,983 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Peter Mayhew is the 1,219th most popular actor (down from 635th in 2019), the 1,390th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 862nd in 2019) and the 179th most popular British Actor.

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  • 66.29

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  • 42

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  • 2.85

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  • 4.98

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Among actors, Peter Mayhew ranks 1,219 out of 10,030. Before him are Kirsten Dunst, George Reeves, Myrna Loy, Otto Sander, Lucy Lawless, and Laurence Harvey. After him are Casey Affleck, Richard Bull, Rita Wilson, Britt Ekland, Marisa Tomei, and Chris Evans.

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Among people born in 1944, Peter Mayhew ranks 141Before him are Chris Patten, Brian Tracy, Sergei Belov, Chico Mendes, Michel Polnareff, and Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto. After him are Marie-Christine Barrault, Angela Winkler, Steve Fossett, Tsuyoshi Kunieda, Rolf M. Zinkernagel, and Agnes Baltsa. Among people deceased in 2019, Peter Mayhew ranks 103Before him are Hirokazu Kanazawa, Gershon Kingsley, Dušan Makavejev, Princess Christina of the Netherlands, Robert Frank, and Rip Torn. After him are Harold Bloom, Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Dawda Jawara, Monkey Punch, Kevin Roche, and Machiko Kyō.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Mayhew ranks 1,390 out of 6,924. Before him are Peter Burke (1937), David Ogilvy (1911), Samuel Bellamy (1689), Reginald Lee (1870), Edward Frankland (1825), and John Gould (1804). After him are Frances Shand Kydd (1936), Patrick O'Brian (1914), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1415), James Herriot (1916), and Roger Deakins (1949).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Mayhew ranks 179Before him are Jared Harris (1961), Marina Berti (1924), Emilia Clarke (1986), David Bradley (1942), Anthony Daniels (1946), and Alan Bates (1934). After him are Edward Fox (1937), Ronald Colman (1891), Rupert Everett (1959), Channing Tatum (1980), Peter Vaughan (1923), and Guy Pearce (1967).

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