Star Wars actor Mark Hamil leads tributes to Peter Mayhew

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Star Wars actor Mark Hamil leads tributes to Peter Mayhew



Peter Mayhew had built strong friendships with the Star Wars cast, here with Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Disney)A galaxy of stars were waiting to pay tribute to ‘gentle giant’ Peter Mayhew after news of his passing on Thursday night.
Star Wars actors Mark Hamill and Billy Dee Williams were the first to share their sadness about the Chewbacca actor’s death, posting their fond memories from his 40 years with the franchise on Twitter.
Joonas Suotamo, the actor who continued his legacy in the Chewy suit, shared a heartwarming picture from their time on set together.

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