Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

Sep. 25th, 1951
Born in
Concord, California, USA
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
Adventure Time (CA) TV Show
Adventure Time (CA)
Stripperella TV Show
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! TV Show
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
Time Squad TV Show
Time Squad
Jeannie TV Show
Spawn: The Animation TV Show
Spawn: The Animation
Zevo-3 TV Show
Teamo Supremo TV Show
Teamo Supremo
Adventures from the Book of Virtues TV Show
Adventures from the Book of Virtues
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
Dr. Jak (Voiced)
Additional Voices
Alvin (Voiced)
Firelord Ozai (Voiced)
Solomon Grundy (Voiced)
Doobie Wheeler
Himself (Voiced)
Hobgoblin (Voiced)
[Complete List]


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.

  • Though in the Star Wars trilogy he shoots a pistol and swings a light saber right- handed, he eats and writes left-handed. He can be seen eating left-handed in _Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)_ (qv) when in Yoda's home and writing left-handed on a guest appearance on the show _"3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996)_ (qv).
  • He was a friend of 'Robert Englund' (qv), the actor best known for playing "Freddy Krueger" in the "Nightmare On Elm Street" films. Englund, himself, auditioned for the role of "Luke Skywalker" and, when he didn't get the part, he encouraged Mark to go and audition after him.
  • Has actually played two roles in the Star Wars trilogy. That's Mark's voice on the P.A. system announcing that "The first transport is away," in _Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)_ (qv).
  • Attended Nile C. Kinnick High School (known as Yo-Hi) in Yokohama, Japan, where as a senior he played Henry Aldrich in the high school production of Clifford Goldsmith's "What A Life," Naval Base. School is now on the Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan, where it is known by its original name, Kinnick High. Original site of the high school where Hamill acted is now a MyCal department store.
  • Played the infamous Flash villain, The Trickster aka James Jesse (a word play for old west bandit Jesse James, a popular stunt for "Flash" creator 'Gardner Fox' (qv) and other series writers), in both the short lived live action CBS series _"The Flash" (1990)_ (qv), in 1991 (two episodes), and in the _"Justice League" (2001)_ (qv) animated series in 2005, in the episode "Flash and Substance".
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • He accidentally hit 'Peter Stormare' (qv) during a fight scene in _Hamilton (1998)_ (qv).

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