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Successful people are not gifted, they just work hard and then succeed on purpose, this line has been very well proved by Mark Hamill who is an American actor, voice actor, and writer. Moreover, he is prominently known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, winning three Saturn Awards for the role.
In fact, Mark also captured the heart of millions of people for his long-standing role as a voice actor in DC Comics’ “The Joker” in “Batman: The Animated Series”(1992–1994), “Fire Lord Ozai in Avatar: The Last Airbender”(2005–2008) and “Skips in Regular Show”(2010–2017).
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 25 September 1951, this handsome personality has turned 71 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 175 centimeters and 5’9” in feet & inches. He seems very fit and healthy with a weight of 80 kilograms and 176 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with body measurements of 38 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps approximately.
Working as an actor, voice actor, and writer, Mark earns a very decent amount of net worth throughout his professional career. Having started his career in the 1970s with a recurring role, he has come a long way up becoming one of the fine actors in his decade-long career. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $18 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Oakland, California, United States, Mark belongs to the White ethnicity. He was born as one of seven children to his parents, half-English and half-Swedish mother, Virginia Suzanne English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish ancestry father, William Thomas Hamill. His mother, Virginia was a homemaker while his father, William was a U.S. Navy Captain who worked in the US Navy.
Moreover, he grew up with his 6 siblings; two brothers, Will and Patrick, and four sisters, Terry, Jan, Jeanie, and Kim. Due to his father’s job he and his siblings had to switch schools often. As of his education, Hamill joined Walsingham Academy and Poe Middle School in order to complete his elementary education.
Later, he went to San Diego where he attended Hale Junior High School. Furthermore, he was admitted to James Madison High School. Thereafter, his family moved to Virginia so he joined Annandale High School.
When he was in his junior year, his father was already stationed in Japan, where he went to Nile C. Kinnick High School and also became a member of the Drama Club from which he graduated in 1969. Later, he attended Los Angeles City College, majoring in drama.
|Nick Name||Mark Hamill|
|Birth Place||Oakland, California, United States|
|Date of birth||September 25, 1951|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’9”
In centimeters: 175 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 80 kg
In pounds: 176 lbs
|Eye color||Hazel Blue|
Poe Middle School
Hale Junior High School
James Madison High School
Annandale High School
Nile C. Kinnick High School
|College||Los Angeles City College|
|Home town||Oakland, California, United States|
|Fathers name||William Thomas Hamill|
|Mothers name||Virginia Suzanne
|Brothers||Will and Patrick|
|Sisters||Terry, Jan, Jeanie, and Kim|
Career / Fashion and Style
Moving towards his career, Mark took the first towards his career with a recurring role on the soap opera, “General Hospital”. In fact, he also made his appearance in multiple television films such as “The City”, and “Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic”.
Furthermore, his professional career began with a starring role on the short-lived sitcom, “The Texas Wheelers”. Later, in the year 1977, he got his biggest break when he was cast for the role of Luke Skywalker in the popular film, “Star Wars” which was a huge success and is still recognized as one of the most important works in the history of cinema.
Thereafter, in the year 1978, Hamill played the lead role in the adventure comedy film, “Corvette Summer”. Moreover, he also reprised his role of Skywalker in the second series of Star Wars films, “The Empire Strikes Back” in the year 1980. Three years later, Mark once again reprised his role in “Return of the Jedi” in the year 1983.
After that, this versatile personality returned to film with the 1989 science fiction film, “Slipstream”. Other than this, he also got appeared in other movies including “Midnight Ride”, “The Guyver”, “Timerunner” and “Hamilton”.
Additionally, he got the opportunity to be starred as supervillain Cocknocker in the 2001 film, “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”. Then, he was cast as the series protagonist, Colonel Christopher Blair in the Wing Commander film series.
Furthermore, in the year 2004, Hamill also directed and starred in the direct-to-DVD, “Comic Book: The Movie”. In fact, he gathered huge popularity when he voice-starred as the supervillain, Joker in the sci-fi animated movie, “Batman”.
Apart from that, he also reprised the role in the movie, “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm”. Besides this, Mark further made his appearance in several other movies including “Watchers Reborn”(1998), “Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker”(2000), “Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists”(2000), “Ultimate Avengers II”(2006) and “Scooby-Doo: Camp Scare”(2010).
Other than this, in the year 2017, he narrated the science fiction TV series, “Dimension 404”. Later, he provided the voice to the character Chucky in the Child’s Play remake and the Skeksis scientist skekTek in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance in the year 2019. Recently, Mark signed to co-star in the animated adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s Invincible series in the year 2020.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his relationship status, Mark is a married man who tied the sacred knot of marriage on December 17, 1978, in a private civil ceremony with Marilou York who is a dental hygienist. Later, the couple was blessed with three children: Nathan Elias (b. June 1979), Griffin Tobias (b. March 1983), and Chelsea Elizabeth (b. July 1988).
Other than this, Hamill has also dated actress Anne Wyndham who was his co-actor from “General Hospital”. As of now, he is living a happy and blissful life with his family.
|Children||Nathan Elias, Griffin Tobias, and Chelsea Elizabeth
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|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Mark Hamill
- He is also a supporter of English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
- His Zodiac sign is Libra.
- During his shoot scene, Mark met with a car accident fracturing his nose and left cheekbone back in 1977.
- He is also very active on Instagram has more than 5.7 million followers.
- Hamill became an affiliate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry in December 2017.
- He is a co-writer of The Black Pearl, a comic book miniseries published by Dark Horse Comics.
- This renowned actor, Mark has been nominated for two Annie Awards for his portrayal of the character, for an Interactive Achievement Award, for a Spike Video Game Award, and has won a British Academy Video Game Award for Best Performer.
- In his childhood, Mark used to watch Superman on TV and loved the idea of flying
- He is a lifelong fan of Laurel and Hardy.