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Harrison Ford Gets Emotional Over The Death Of His Star Wars Co Star Peter Mayhew

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In April of this year the family of Peter Mayhew confirmed the actor had died in his home in Texas:

Mayhew was best known for his portrayal of Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, a role he played in the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy in the early 2000s and in The Force Awakens in 2015

Chewbacca was the right hand man of Harrison Ford's character Han Solo, having traveled through the galaxy together for years, so Harrison and Peter spent countless hours together on set.

Harrison appeared on The Tonight Show and spoke to Jimmy Fallon about the loss of his good friend Peter and about how much he put into his performance  as the world's most beloved wookie:

It was really hard for him to do what he did...for all of us. He did it with real dignity and class. He was a really neat guy... I miss him.


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