Actor Peter Mayhew and Chewbacca – Star Wars Weekends – Disney-MGM Studios – 2005

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Actor Peter Mayhew hangs out with an old pal, Chewbacca, May 27, 2005, during Star Wars Weekends at the Disney-MGM Studios.

Actor Peter Mayhew, who stands 7’3″ and is known worldwide as the lovable Wookiee “Chewbacca” from the Star Wars films, poses with his furry alter-ego in 2005 at the Disney-MGM Studios. The annual sci-fi fan fest features Star Wars celebrities, more than 50 Star Wars characters roaming the theme park for meet-and-greet opportunities, star conversations, Star Wars parades, interactive activities, exclusive merchandise and the famous Star Tours thrill ride. Event activities are included in theme park admission. (In Jan. 2008, Disney-MGM Studios was renamed Disney’s Hollywood Studios.) (Mark Ashman, photographer)