Before reading this post, check out the related article on Torontoist.
Here are winners of the Toronto Sun's contest to have dinner with a wookiee, as presented in the December 2, 1977 edition of TO's daily tabloid.
From the same edition, columnist Sylvia Train compares her size to Mayhew's. As she succinctly put it, he was "really big." Special note was note was made that "though he is large he's perfectly proportioned," so that readers wouldn't worry about the man suffering from any size-related physical deformities (who wanted to talk acromegaly or other disorders in a fluffy entertainment column?). - JB