Peter Mayhew gets double knee replacement surgery
Actor Peter Mayhew, best known for playing Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, got a double knee-replacement surgery done.
According to his wife Angie, the 69-year-old underwent the procedure Monday at a Texas hospital, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Angie added that Mayhew, who had been using a wheelchair for two years, hoped to walk again.
The actor's medical issues will be highlighted in an upcoming documentary, "Standing in the Stars - The Peter Mayhew Story".
(Posted on 13-09-2013)