The Verge recounts every time the big fuzzball opened his mouth and roared in the Star Wars saga so far, as he paved the way for such later masters of vocal discourse as Hodor and Groot.
What with all that body hair, we always wondered if Wookiees and Ewoks were somehow related. Now we know the real truth. Be sure to click through the whole gallery for the punch line.
We think the audio on this clip must be fake, but this guy claims his cabinet sounds just like Chewbacca when the door opens. If he’s not lying, it’s awesome. If he is, feed him to the Wampa.
You may or may not know this, but the big, furry Wookiee actually had lines. Thankfully, illustrator Doug Savage has taken it upon himself to document all of his dialog from the original Star Wars for us.