'Star Wars' stars: Where are they now?

Published On: May 11 2011 09:38:20 AM CDT   Updated On: May 14 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

A long time ago (1977, to be exact) "Star Wars" was released. With George Lucas celebrating his 69th birthday May 14, take a look at what the stars of the film up to today.

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Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) appears yearly at Walt Disney World's "Star Wars Weekends" event and frequents fan conventions worldwide. After the original "Star Wars" trilogy, Mayhew was brought back to play Chewbacca for the "Star Wars" prequel, "Revenge of the Sith," in 2005. He will also be donning the Chewbacca suit again for "Star Wars: Episode VII."

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