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Harrison Ford honored his longtime partner in the Millennium Falcon cockpit.
The "Star Wars" actor described his late co-star as "really sweet" and "a really neat guy."
The actor, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" franchise, died on Tuesday at the age of 74.
George Lucas said the only thing the 7-foot-3-inch actor had to do to get the part was stand up.
"Best friends are never really gone, they live on forever in our hearts and memories."
"He will make a full recovery, and hope to be discharged within a few days," Mayhew's wife wrote on Reddit. "Doctors are
Laugh it up, fuzzball: According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Peter Mayhew will reprise his role of Chewbacca in "Star
Now that Disney has purchased LucasFilms and a new trilogy is coming, it should come as no surprise that the man behind the Chewbacca is eager to return to his Star Wars roots.
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