ByDean Round, writer at Creators.co
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As the new Star Wars film is set to break all records, I think it would be good to uncover what lies under the masks and latex of some of the most memorable characters in the original trilogy.

Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)

Peter Mayhew has played Chewbacca in; Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.

Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca (Left) and how he looks now
Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca (Left) and how he looks now

Kenny Baker (R2D2)

Kenny Baker has played R2D2 in all seven of the Star Wars films. Not only this, but he played Paploo in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

Kenny Baker as Paploo
Kenny Baker as Paploo
Kenny Baker as R2D2 (Left) and how he looks now
Kenny Baker as R2D2 (Left) and how he looks now

Anthony Daniels (C-3P0)

Anthony Daniels has played C-3PO in all 7 Star Wars films

Anthony Daniels as C3PO (left) and as he looks now
Anthony Daniels as C3PO (left) and as he looks now

David Prowse (Darth Vader)

David Prowse played Darth Vader in; Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

David Prowse as Darth Vader (left) and as he looks now
David Prowse as Darth Vader (left) and as he looks now

Michael Carter (Bib Fortuna)

Michael Carter played Bib Fortuna Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Michael Carter as Bib Fortuna (Left) and as he looks now
Michael Carter as Bib Fortuna (Left) and as he looks now

Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett)

Jeremy Bulloch played Boba Fett in; Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). Funnily enough, he also appeared in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005), but not as Boba Fett, but as Captain Colton (below).

Jeremy Bulloch as Boba Fett (Left) and how he looks now
Jeremy Bulloch as Boba Fett (Left) and how he looks now

Stephen Costantino (Gamorrean Guard)

Stephen Costantino played Gamorrean Guard in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Stephen Costantino as Gamorrean Guard (Left) and as he looks now
Stephen Costantino as Gamorrean Guard (Left) and as he looks now

Paul Blake and Maria De Aragon (Greedo)

Paul Blake and Maria De Aragon both played Greedo in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

From Left; Paul Blake as Greedo and as he looks now. Maria De Aragon as Greedo and a recent photo
From Left; Paul Blake as Greedo and as he looks now. Maria De Aragon as Greedo and a recent photo

Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar)

Tim Rose played Admiral Ackbar in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi and will reprise his role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Tim Rose as Admiral Ackbar (Left) and as he looks now
Tim Rose as Admiral Ackbar (Left) and as he looks now

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