Peter Mayhew, the man who played Chewbacca in every single Star Wars movie, has been tweeting old behind-the-scenes photos from the set of the famed movies, from his own personal stash. He has included images from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, which feature all of his co-stars, including Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Anthony Daniels. Peter Mayhew started the captivating look back at his career earlier in the week. We've embedded the best Tweets for you to enjoy.
Ok, you lot really like pics of a certain princess! Here's one of Carrie and her stunt double. You're Welcome. pic.twitter.com/CmHYPPvIpM— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 8, 2014
Practicing before they broke out the real lightsabers. Those things were dangerous! pic.twitter.com/qRgOn8S9kS— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 10, 2014
I love this picture. Stuart Freeborn and Yoda having their makeup done by Irvin. pic.twitter.com/OsRfP7866O— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 10, 2014
Irvin had a fierce way of correcting you when you missed a mark. I look on in terror in the background... pic.twitter.com/ztKdjnwyYa— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 10, 2014
George Lucas (or Zazzle) with Dave and Irvin Kershner pic.twitter.com/df2CTDoded— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 10, 2014
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