Meet the sweat-soaked men and women who wear the rubber suits and giant puppets of your childhood.
Have you ever wondered if the guy in the Chewbacca suit is just as hairy as the character he plays? Or if there's occasionally a person inside ALF?
We're solving the mystery of costumed characters once and for all—or at least for ten of film's and TV's favorite masked mortals.We've compiled some kids' characters, a couple sci-fi villains, and a handful of cuddly creatures paired with the suit actors within.
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