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Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill will always be known to the world as Luke Skywalker from the groundbreaking Star Wars trilogy. Soon after starring in the original Star Wars, Hamill made his Broadway debut in the title role of The Elephant Man opposite Carole Shelley. He has since been seen in both the New York and national touring productions of Amadeus, in the off-Broadway revival of Room Service and The Nerd. He made his musical comedy debut in Harrigan's Hart at Godspeed Opera where he originated the role of the tragic comedian, Tony Hart, directed by Edward Stone. When the production repeated on Broadway directed by Joe Layton, Hamill received the Drama Desk nomination for Best Outstanding Actor in a Musical.

On television, Hamill has guest-starred on The Outer Limits, Sea Quest and Amazing Stories. He also was a regular on the acclaimed comedy-without-a-laughtrack Texas Wheelers opposite Jack Elam and Gary Busey. His telefilms include Eric, Sarah T., The City, Circumstantial Evidence and Delancey Street.

Hamill's films include Corvette Summer, The Big Red One opposite Lee Marvin, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia, John Carpenter's Body Bags, Village of the Damned and Hamilton," a Swedish film opposite Peter Stormare and Lena Olin. Other projects include Slipstream, The Flash, Time Runner and Midnight Ride" with Robert Mitchum. Hamill has also been heard as the voice of the Joker in both Batman animated television series and the theatrical animated feature Batman: Mask of the Phantoms. He has appeared in more than 200 animated projects including Little Mermaid, Spiderman, Incredible Hulk, Pinky & The Brain, Gen 13 and Hollywood Dog.

Recently, Hamill co-wrote the five-part graphic novel The Black Pearl for Dark Horse comics with Eric Johnson. A best-seller, it will soon be a major motion picture to be directed by Hamill.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Mark Hamill Facts

BirthdaySeptember 25, 1951 (72)
BirthplaceOakland, California, USA
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Mark Hamill compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Siege of the North
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Nothing to Fear
Star Wars: A New Hope
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Holiday Knights
Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Perchance to Dream
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