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Mark Hamill Biography
Mark Richard Hamill is a well known American actor and writer born on September 25, 1951 in Oakland, California to William Thomas Hamill and his wife, Virginia Suzanne. Hamill’s parents were Roman Catholics hence raised him and his six siblings as such.
His father, William Thomas Hamill was a U.S. Navy Captain who was left with no choice but to constantly change stations from time to time. As a result, the family, together with Hamill had to also move with him wherever he is posted which resulted in him changing schools a number of times.
Schools he attended before finally graduating from high school at Nile C. Kinnick High School in Japan include Annandale High School, James Madison High School, Edgar Allan Poe Middle School, etc. However, in the midst of all the constant movement, Hamill found love in acting during his time in high school. So in order to pursue a career in acting and to get better at it, he attended the Los Angeles City College where he majored in drama.
His acting career, which started in the early 1970s saw him make appearances in soap operas and sitcoms such as General Hospital, Texas Wheelers, The Bill Cosby Show, One Day at a Time, etc at the initial stages. However, his success story more less started in 1977 after he was cast in Star Wars as Luke Skywalker.
At barely 16 years of age, Hamill quickly became a star due to his performance as Luke Skywalker and the overall success of the film. The following year, the actor appeared in the sequel “Star Wars Holiday Special” but unfortunately, it could not live up to expectations. However, the subsequent sequels ie. The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi were much much better and successful earning him Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role in both films.
Since then, Hamill has appeared or starred in several other productions of the Star Wars franchise. It includes Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), etc and a number of documentaries.
Even as far back as 1980, Hamill realised how fans appreciated him for his role as Luke Skywalker and became more or less like an idol to many at a very young age.
He is also well known for his voice acting abilities where he has played several characters in a number of animated films, series and video games. His role as “Joker” in Batman: The Animated Series since 1992 has established him as one of the best voice actors in the country. He has also voiced in animated series series like Spider-Man as The Hobgoblin, The Incredible Hulk as Gargole, Fantastic Four as Maximus, etc.
Mark Hamill Height
In terms of meters, Hamil has a height of 1.75 m and in terms of feet, the actors is 5 ft. 7 inches.
Mark Hamill Age
The Star Wars star is 71 years old at the time of writing. He was born on September 25, 1951 in Oakland, California, USA.