North Texas actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy, was given a clean bill of health Tuesday.
Mayhew emailed a picture to NBC 5 after seeing a story we ran on our 10 p.m. newscast Tuesday.
— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) February 4, 2015
Doctors treated Mayhew for pneumonia and the flu in January.
NBC 5 Meteorologist Grant Johnston was happy to learn that Mayhew was feeling better.
Grant celebrates the health of actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, with a wookie growl. https://t.co/qgF6In7DEe
— Mr. T (@MrToddDavis) February 4, 2015