Chewbacca Actor of ‘Star Wars’ – level 1
The ‘Star Wars’ films are very famous. Many people know the character of Chewbacca from these films. The actor who plays the original Chewbacca is Peter Mayhew.
Mayhew is very tall. He has a condition. It makes him grow tall. He grows to 221 centimetres. This helps him play the iconic role. He is in three of the ‘Star Wars’ films.
Recently, he dies at age 74.His family writes about his death on Twitter. They write that ‘he put his heart and soul in the role’. They also write that his ‘Star Wars’ family is very important to him.
Difficult words: condition (something that makes your body grow differently), iconic role (a famous character – a person in a film), put your heart and soul in something (try as hard as you can to do something).
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