Peter Mayhew - Quotes

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With my mask, I controlled all of the mouth movements with my own mouth.

With my mask, I controlled all of the mouth movements with my own mouth.

It was amazing that during rehearsals, without any of the costume on, the character was there complete. It just happened. Half the time, I didn't know I was doing it. ---->>>

After my own for instance, my favourite is Princess Leia. ---->>>

I really enjoyed the last scene at the Ewok celebration after the battle. ---->>>

I think that Star Wars revolutionized not only sci-fi movies, but also the entire industry in the way that things are done. ---->>>

With Star Wars fans, there's so much enthusiasm, and it's a completely different generation now.

With Star Wars fans, there's so much enthusiasm, and it's a completely different generation now.

After a while, the character sort of took over.

After a while, the character sort of took over.

I think the main thing was that the character couldn't speak in regular language, so he had to be mimed. ---->>>

But, apart from that, there was very little on underneath the suit. ---->>>

Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming. ---->>>

George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create. ---->>>

George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids. Same with Jar Jar. ---->>>

I can go out in public without being recognized. If I want to be recognized in public, it will happen. ---->>>

Richard Marquand, on Jedi, was very much an actor's director. ---->>>

They asked if I was interested in a role as a large alien in a movie. ---->>>

This has been the best thing that ever happened to me. ---->>>

When you've got eight or nine or ten cables running around with someone trying to operate them, it's too much. ---->>>

Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me. But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won. ---->>>

A whole new generation is looking at the videos, and going to the video shop and buying the re-release of the complete trilogy, which you can buy at a reasonable price. ---->>>

I think by that time I knew where Chewie was going, and he left me to do what was called for, because the character had been well established. You know, it was like putting on a second skin by that time. ---->>>

I think the things I wanted answered have been answered by people in the know that we can't talk about, so I'm perfectly happy with how Chewie came to be where he is and what is going on in Episode III. ---->>>

When you consider that you're a character that doesn't speak, but you've still got to react to the other actors, you've got to make a noise of some kind. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 05-19, 1944
Birthplace: Barnes, London, England, UK
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Occupation: Actor
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Peter Mayhew (born 19 May 1944) is an English-American actor who is best known for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series.(wikipedia)