‘Star Wars’ actor Joonas Suotamo names daughter after Chewbacca
“Star Wars” actor Joonas Suotamo and wife Milla Pohjasvaara recently welcomed a baby girl to their family, choosing to name the newborn after Suotamo’s character in the latest franchise, Chewbacca.
“We have some exciting news,” announced the 33-year-old actor on Twiiter Friday. “We were blessed to welcome the newest member of our family! Our little princess (or senator, or general, or whatever she wants to be!) was born this week and is doing great. Welcome to the world Princess Bacca!
Baby Bacca is pictured in her crib asleep while dressed in an adorable pink onesie. She is the second child of the couple, who also share 1-year-old son Aatos.
Suotamo got his start as Chewbacca standing in for original actor Peter Mayhew in 2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” HE officially took over the role in the latest trilogy of the franchise in “The Last Jedi” (2017), “Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018) and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019).
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