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POSTED: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 5:30am

UPDATED: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 5:44am

'Star Wars' actor Mayhew has surgery on knees

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; actor Peter Mayhew, who portrayed Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has had double knee-replacement surgery at a Texas hospital.

Mayhew was recovering Wednesday at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth. Angie Mayhew says her 69-year-old husband had the surgery Monday and hopes to walk again. She says her spouse has been using a wheelchair for two years.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Star-Wars-actor-Mayhew-has-surgery-on-knees-4805979.php?cmpid=hpbn
 

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