Mark Hamill

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Quotes (6)

  • Mark Hamill: I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big, furry dog that's flying a space ship.

  • Mark Hamill: I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz and create my own world and be able to have a studio at home and not commute and be able to be with my family.

  • Mark Hamill: Acting in Star Wars I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn't even know who the cantaloupes were.

  • Mark Hamill: I think theatre has given me the opportunity to show what a character actor I can be.

  • Mark Hamill: You know how there are some stars out there who know how to market themselves? I don't have that.

  • Mark Hamill: I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.

Trivia (41)

  • Mark attended the 2011 Spike TV video game awards as he was nominated for his performace as the Joker in Batman: Arkham City. However, his catergory never came up and he soon discovered that his award, along with many other awards, were given out during a pre-show eariler on and Mark was never told about it.

  • During the 1972 presidential race, Mark Hamill campaigned for canditate George McGovern.

  • Mark Hamill is one quarter Swedish.

  • When Mark Hamill got offered the role of the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, he was delighted as it was one of his favorite characters.

  • George Lucas on one occasion asked Mark Hamill to reprise the role of Luke Skywalker in a Star Wars sequel trilogy as an older Jedi type character who 'passes the torch' to the next generation of Jedi Knights and that it would be completed around 2011. Lucas has recently discharged it as nothing more than an off-hand remark.

  • Mark Hamill graduated from Nile C. Kinnick High School in Japan. He majored in drama at Los Angeles City College.

  • Mark Hamill was one of seven children; two brothers, Will and Patrick, and four sisters, Terry, Jan, Jeanie, and Kim.

  • Mark Hamill's father William Hamill, was a captain in the U.S. Navy

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