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Mark Hamill

Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor, voice artist, producer, director, and writer, best known for his performance as Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as his voice role as the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, its various spin-offs, and the video games Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. Hamill has also lent his voice to various other villains and anti-heroes in animated productions, and played a role as an actor in video game Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger Hamill was born in Oakland, California and raised in Virginia, the son of Virginia Suzanne (née Johnson) and William Thomas Hamill, who was a captain in the U.S. Navy. He was one of seven children: two brothers, Will and Patrick, and four sisters, Terry, Jan, Jeanie, and Kim. When Mark was a child, his father's career meant numerous relocations, and he attended different schools throughout his childhood. In his elementary years, he went to Poe Middle School. At age 11, he moved to the 5900 block of Castleton Drive in San Diego where he attended Hale Junior High School and then, during his freshman year at James Madison Senior High School, his family

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What's the Big Frigin' Difference?!

What's The Big Frigin'
DIFFERENCE!?

Mark Hamill struck a Skywalker pose with his Stormtrooper posse as he invaded a "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiere ... Use the force to spot the differences between these two spacey… READ MORE >

'Star Wars' Cast -- The Force Can Only Do So Much (PHOTO)

'Star Wars' Cast
The Force Can Only Do So Much

It's been 38 years since Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Peter Mayhew first got together for 'Star Wars' ... and they were reunited Monday for the premiere of 'The Force Awakens.'… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Mark Hamill -- I CAN'T WATCH 'STAR WARS' ... Force Is Too Strong

Mark Hamill
I CAN'T WATCH 'STAR WARS' ... Force Is Too Strong

Somebody call Yoda, 'cause Luke Skywalker has some serious confidence issues. Mark Hamill tells TMZ ... unlike millions of nerds across the galaxy, he refuses to watch the old "Star Wars" movies… READ MORE >

- 202 days ago
Mark Hamill: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

MARK HAMILL
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

Mark Hamill's good looks strike back! Here's a 29-year-old version of the jedi dreamboat at a "Star Wars" premiere back in 1980 (left) and 35 years later ... the lord of the lightsaber -- who… READ MORE >

- 241 days ago
Original 'Star Wars' Stars -- Holy Sith ... We're Gettin' Old

Original 'Star Wars' Stars
Holy Sith We're Gettin' Old

Ready to feel old? Here's the cast of "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" at some event in Germany today ... and they make Yoda look sprightly.Hard to believe it's been 30 years since ROTJ was… READ MORE >

- 1034 days ago
Darth vs. Luke: Who'd You Rather?

Darth vs. Luke
Who'd You Rather?

"Star Wars" villain Darth Vader and his son Luke Skywalker aka Mark Hamill reunited at an event in France on Friday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 2221 days ago
Malibu Celebs on Fire Watch

Malibu Celebs
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James Cameron and Olivia Newton-John have been evacuated, and there are many more celebs in the Malibu area whose homes are in danger. Numerous homes along Pacific Coast Highway have been… READ MORE >

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