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Spotlight on Chewbacca

Character Name: Chewbacca
Birth Year: 200 BBY
Home World: Kashyyk
Species: Wookie
Profession: Co-Pilot, Friend of Han Solo
Portrayed by: Peter Mayhew
Appeared in: Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi

For a Wookiee, Chewbacca has an impressive list of friends. He fought alongside Master Yoda in the Battle of Kashyyyk during the Clone Wars. He was co-pilot and loyal friend of smuggler Han Solo. He helped Luke rescue Princess Leia from Darth Vader. He teamed with Lando Calrissian to infiltrate Jabba's palace. He was part of the band of Rebel fighters who brought down the Empire. In short ... he's good to have around.

Chewbacca Star Wars Photo Gallery

Use the arrows below to view some pictures of Chewbacca from the Star Wars movies.

Chewbacca Classic Scene

Peter Mayhew Fast Facts

Birth Name: Peter Mayhew
Date of Birth: May 19, 1944
Birth Place: Barnes, England

Chewbacca Costumes

Chewbacca Collectibles

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