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Mark Hamill

About Mark Hamill

Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor, popular for his role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars trilogy. He is also a voice artist, producer, director, and writer. He is also well known for voicing Batman's archenemy The Joker in the DC Animated Universe, mostly in Batman: The Animated Series.

Personal Biography

Early life and education

Hamill was born in Concord, California and raised in Oakland, California, the son of Virginia Suzanne and William Thomas Hamill, who was a captain in the U.S. Navy. He was one of seven children: two brothers, Will and Patrick, and four sisters, Terry, Jan, Jeanie, and Kim. As a child, his father's career meant numerous relocations, and he attended different schools throughout his childhood. In his elementary years he went to Poe Middle School, then for 10th grade, he attended Annandale High School located in Annandale, Virginia, but eventually ended up graduating from Nile C. Kinnick High School located in Yokosuka, Japan. He majored in drama at Los Angeles City College.

Professional Biography

Movies / Filmography

  • A New Hope
  • Empire Strikes Back
  • Return Of The Jedi

Other Professional Information

Mark Hamill in News

Bring the Complete Collection Home! - STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA
Bring home the adventure and share Star Wars™ with your whole family – when STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA comes to Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd

'Star Wars' actor Mark Hamill loses Luke Skywalker charms
Actor Mark Hamill has lost the boyish good looks he sported in his role as Luke Skywalker on 'Star Wars'.

'Darth Vader' revealed Star Wars sequel two years before its release
David Prowse, better known as Darth Vader, on screen in the first Star Wars film in 1977, revealed a glimpse of a possible plot for the second sequel two years before its release but went unnoticed, according to a fan.f you liked the first movie, he tells a thousand fans gathered for an autograph session, just wait for the next two films.

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