Facts about Chewbacca

I’m doing facts on Chewbacca because I like him.

  1. Friends of Chewbacca called him ‘Chewie’ in the films.
  2. Chewie was a Wookiee from Kashyyyk.
  3. He’s a male.
  4. Mallatobuck known as Malla is Chewie’s wife.
  5. They had a son called Lumpawaroo.
  6. After the Battle of Yavin, Chewbacca dies at the age of  225, in Sernpidal.
  7. Chewbacca was Han Solo’s co-pilot for the Millennium Falcon- Hans ships.
  8. The creation of Chewbacca was by George Lucas, when he saw his dog sitting on the passenger’s seats in his car.
  9. Chewie was played by Peter Mayhew, who is 7’3” tall. Peter was chosen to play Chewbacca because of his height. Peter Mayhew is from Keighley!
  10. Chewbacca’s effects on his voice are created from a mix of recording of these animals: walruses, camellions, rabbits, bears, badgers and tigers!
  11. He first appears in Episode IV: A New Hope.
  12. In Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith, Chewie fights in the Clone Wars when his planet, Kashyyyk was invaded.
  13. He helped Jedi  Master Yoda get to safety during the assault on his planet.
  14. His traditional weapon of choice is the Bowcaster.
  15. Although this is not any of these films, that Chewbacca has retractable claws used for climbing. It is seen as dishonourable to use them in combat.
  16. Chewbacca was a skilled mechanic.
  17. Chewie spoke Shyriiwook, which is the main wookiee language.
  18. He understood basic English, but he can’t talk any.
  19. Chewie had blue eyes.
  20. His funeral took place at his planet Kashyyyk.

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1 Comment on "Facts about Chewbacca"

  1. J McGuinness | May 5, 2017 at 7:09 pm | Reply

    I really enjoyed this. I bet Mr Devlin will find it really interesting too.

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