Mark Hamill

Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American stage, screen and voice actor.wikipedia
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Luke Skywalker

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He is primarily known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series and to a lesser degree for his voice-over work in animations and video games as the Joker, beginning with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.
Portrayed by Mark Hamill, Skywalker first appeared in the original 1977 film and returned in The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983).

Batman: The Animated Series

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He is primarily known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series and to a lesser degree for his voice-over work in animations and video games as the Joker, beginning with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.
The series is also notable for its supporting cast—numerous known actors provided voices for a variety of recognizable villains, most notably Mark Hamill (previously famous for his role as Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy) finding success in voice acting thanks to his "cheerfully deranged" portrayal of the Joker.

Star Wars (film)

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Robert Englund was auditioning for a role in Apocalypse Now when he walked across the hall where auditions were taking place for George Lucas's Star Wars.
Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.

The Elephant Man (play)

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Hamill has acted in several theater productions, including The Elephant Man, and is the cowriter of The Black Pearl comic book miniseries.
Subsequent productions starred actors including Philip Anglim, David Bowie, Mark Hamill, Bruce Davison, and Bradley Cooper.

The Empire Strikes Back

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Hamill also appeared in the Star Wars Holiday Special in 1978 and later starred in the successful sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
The second installment in the original Star Wars trilogy, it was produced by Gary Kurtz for Lucasfilm and stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, and Frank Oz.

Star Wars (radio series)

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Hamill reprised the role of Luke Skywalker for the radio dramatizations of both Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back.
Casting the audio serial was not as easy as had been hoped; while the producers were able to secure the actors Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels from the original film, Harrison Ford was unavailable as he was filming Raiders of the Lost Ark at the time, and his place was taken by Perry King, an actor who once auditioned for the part of Han Solo in the 1977 film.

Return of the Jedi

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Hamill also appeared in the Star Wars Holiday Special in 1978 and later starred in the successful sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
The film stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew and Frank Oz.

The Black Pearl (comics)

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Hamill has acted in several theater productions, including The Elephant Man, and is the cowriter of The Black Pearl comic book miniseries.
The Black Pearl is a five-issue comic book limited series published by Dark Horse Comics in 1996, written by Eric Johnson and Mark Hamill, illustrated by H. M. Baker, and inked by Bruce Patterson and Dan Schaeffer.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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With the acquisition of Lucasfilm by The Walt Disney Company, a Disney press release was announced that there would be more Star Wars films starting with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was released on December 18, 2015.
The film stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow, and was produced by Lucasfilm Ltd. and Abrams's production company Bad Robot Productions.

Eight Is Enough

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He portrayed the oldest son, David, in the pilot episode of Eight Is Enough, though the role was later performed by Grant Goodeve.
In the pilot, the role of David was played by Mark Hamill, Nancy was played by Kimberly Beck, and Tommy was played by Chris English.

Robert Englund

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Robert Englund was auditioning for a role in Apocalypse Now when he walked across the hall where auditions were taking place for George Lucas's Star Wars.
Englund was briefly considered for the part of Han Solo in the 1977 film Star Wars and, apocryphally, told his close friend Mark Hamill, who was sleeping on his couch, to go audition for the role of young Luke Skywalker, for which Hamill ultimately was cast.

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He portrayed the oldest son, David, in the pilot episode of Eight Is Enough, though the role was later performed by Grant Goodeve.
His earliest role was on a fifth-season episode of Emergency! After a February 1977 screen test, he signed up as a cast member of Eight Is Enough, taking over a role played in the series' pilot episode by Mark Hamill.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Hamill played Luke Skywalker again in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, released on December 15, 2017.
The film's ensemble cast includes Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Frank Oz in returning roles, with Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro joining the cast.

Corvette Summer

He attempted to avoid typecasting by appearing in the 1978 film Corvette Summer and the better-known 1980 World War II film The Big Red One.
It marked Mark Hamill's first screen appearance after the unexpected success of Star Wars the previous year.

The Big Red One

He attempted to avoid typecasting by appearing in the 1978 film Corvette Summer and the better-known 1980 World War II film The Big Red One.
The Big Red One is a 1980 epic war film written and directed by Samuel Fuller starring Lee Marvin alongside an ensemble supporting cast including Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Siegfried Rauch, Bobby Di Cicco, and Kelly Ward.

Star Wars Holiday Special

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Hamill also appeared in the Star Wars Holiday Special in 1978 and later starred in the successful sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
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Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic

He appeared in multiple television films such as The City, and Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic.
Ken (Mark Hamill) exhibits an interest in Sarah.

Darth Bane

Hamill returned to the Star Wars universe in 2014, when he voiced the ancient Sith Lord Darth Bane, in the final episode of the animated series The Clone Wars.
Darth Bane's only on-screen appearance happens when he appears as a ghost to Jedi master Yoda, in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, he was voiced by Mark Hamill (who portrays Luke Skywalker in the films).

Carrie Fisher

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It was previously reported that both Hamill and Fisher had been assigned nutritionists and personal trainers to work with ahead of production.
In 1977, Fisher starred as Princess Leia in George Lucas' science-fiction film Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) opposite Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford.

Trickster (comics)

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He guest appeared in two episodes as the Trickster in the live-action 1990 television series of The Flash.
Actor Mark Hamill is most closely associated with the role, having played the character in two live-action adaptations of The Flash and even voiced the character in animated form for the series Justice League Unlimited.

James Madison High School (California)

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During his first year at James Madison High School, his family moved to Virginia, and Hamill attended Annandale High School.
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The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (film)

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Other film appearances around this time include The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia in 1981 and Britannia Hospital in 1982.
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia is a 1981 American musical drama film starring Kristy McNichol, Dennis Quaid, Mark Hamill and Don Stroud, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell.

The Partridge Family

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He also had guest appearances on The Bill Cosby Show, The Partridge Family, Room 222 and One Day at a Time.
Others would later become famous in other roles, such as Meredith Baxter, Richard Bull, Bert Convy, Farrah Fawcett, Norman Fell, Anthony Geary, Louis Gossett Jr., Harold Gould, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Hamill, Season Hubley, Ann Jillian, Gordon Jump, Cheryl Ladd, Michael Lembeck, William Lucking, Stuart Margolin, Richard Mulligan, Michael Ontkean, Noam Pitlik, Annette O'Toole, Charlotte Rae, Rob Reiner, Jack Riley, Jaclyn Smith, Vic Tayback, Nancy Walker, and Frank Welker.

Slipstream (1989 film)

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Hamill returned to film after a six-year hiatus with the 1989 science fiction film Slipstream. He continued to star in films throughout the 1990s, including in such films as the thriller Midnight Ride, The Guyver in 1991, the 1995 remake of Village of the Damned, and the 1998 Swedish action film Hamilton.
Slipstream reunited Kurtz with his Star Wars lead Mark Hamill, who features alongside Bill Paxton, Bob Peck and Kitty Aldridge, with cameo appearances from Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley and F. Murray Abraham.

Amadeus (film)

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When Amadeus was adapted to film in 1984, Hamill auditioned to reprise the role for the big screen but lost the part to Tom Hulce.
Mark Hamill, who replaced Tim Curry as Mozart towards the end of the run of the stage play on Broadway, recalled in an interview that he read with many actresses auditioning for Mozart's wife Constanze and after the reads, Forman decided to not cast him because of his association with the character of Luke Skywalker, believing that the audience would not believe him as the composer.