Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

Age
63
Birthday
Sep. 25th, 1951
Born in
Concord, California, USA
Height
5' 9

Mark Hamill's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Batman: The Animated Series TV Show
Batman: The Animated Series
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake TV Show
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake
Regular Show TV Show
Regular Show
The New Batman Adventures TV Show
The New Batman Adventures
Codename: Kids Next Door TV Show
Codename: Kids Next Door
The Flash TV Show
The Flash
The Incredible Hulk TV Show
The Incredible Hulk
Stripperella TV Show
Stripperella
Adventure Time (CA) TV Show
Adventure Time (CA)
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! TV Show
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
Time Squad TV Show
Time Squad
Jeannie TV Show
Jeannie
Spawn: The Animation TV Show
Spawn: The Animation
Zevo-3 TV Show
Zevo-3
Adventures from the Book of Virtues TV Show
Adventures from the Book of Virtues
Teamo Supremo TV Show
Teamo Supremo
Today Tonight (AU) TV Show
Today Tonight (AU)
Bruno the Kid TV Show
Bruno the Kid
The Wrong Coast (CA) TV Show
The Wrong Coast (CA)
Wing Commander Academy TV Show
Wing Commander Academy
 

Main Movie Roles

2006 - Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles
2005 - Thru the Moebius Strip
2001 - Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
1999 - Walking Across Egypt
1999 - Wing Commander
1998 - Hamilton
1993 - Time Runner
1993 - Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
1992 - Sleepwalkers
1991 - Guyver
1990 - Midnight Ride
1989 - The Little Mermaid
1989 - Slipstream
1989 - La chute des aigles
1983 - Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
1982 - Britannia Hospital
1980 - Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1980 - The Big Red One
1977 - Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
1977 - Wizards

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Senator Stampingston
51
Dr. Jak (Voiced)
19
Additional Voices
13
Alvin (Voiced)
13
Firelord Ozai (Voiced)
12
Solomon Grundy (Voiced)
10
Doobie Wheeler
8
Himself (Voiced)
8
Hobgoblin (Voiced)
8
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

His father was a captain in the United States Navy; he grew up in California, Virginia, New York and Japan. He majored in drama at Los Angeles City College and made his acting debut on The Bill Cosby Show (1969) in 1970. He played a continuing role (Kent Murray) in TV's General Hospital (1963) and co-starred in the respected TV comedy series The Texas Wheelers (1974). Real fame came with his film debut (he was voice only in Wizards (1977) with the hero role of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). He experienced a disfiguring car crash, but later played in Broadway, returning to film in 1989.


TRIVIA:
  • Mark and his "Star Wars" co-star 'Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) were both considered for the role of the bumbling wizard "Schmendrick" in the 1982 animated adaptation of _The Last Unicorn (1982)_ (qv).
  • For the New Jedi Order novelization he reprized his role as Luke Skywalker playing his own voice in a commercial.
  • In 1995, he appeared in _Village of the Damned (1995)_ (qv) for director 'John Carpenter (I)' (qv). That same year, Carpenter released another movie: _In the Mouth of Madness (1994)_ (qv). A newspaper boy was played by 'Hayden Christensen' (qv), who went on to play his father (Anakin Skywalker) in the Star Wars prequels.
  • Is one quarter Swedish.
  • Worked for free on _Britannia Hospital (1982)_ (qv)
  • Got along quite well with his _Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)_ cast mate 'Ian McDiarmid' (qv), as they both had a taste for British comedy.
  • Claims his inspiration for the vocal interpretation as The Joker on the animated _"Batman" (1992)_ (qv) came from a mixture of Hannibal Lecter and 'Jerry Lewis (I)' (qv).
  • He did all his own stunts in _Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)_ (qv) -- except two places: where "Luke Skywalker" jumps off the plank into the Sarlaac, turns, and flips back onto the plank and on the Death Star when Vader throws his saber at the supports of the catwalk. According to "The Making of Return of the Jedi" by John Philip Peecher (c. 1983), his stunt double, 'Colin Skeaping' (qv), performed both of these stunts.


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