‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ and Mark Hamill. 10 Things you didn’t know… Maybe!
Mark Hamill (Mark Richard Hamill) was born on September 25, 1951, Oakland, California, and raised in Virginia.
His father was a Captain in the U.S. Navy, and the family moved frequently. By his junior year, his father was stationed in Japan, and he attended and graduated from Nile C. Kinnick High School on Yokosuka Naval Base, where he was a member of the Drama Club. Mark Hamill later enrolled at Los Angeles City College and majored in drama.
He began his career acting in TV shows: The Texas Wheelers, Hawaii Five-O, General Hospital, The Partridge Family, and One Day at a Time.
One of his earliest movies was the TV film The City. Hamill did, and won the role.
His friend Robert Englund suggested to Hamill that he audition for the role of Luke Skywalker.
“I am a Jedi, like my father before me.” Luke Skywalker.
Released in the summer of 1977, Star Wars was a worldwide success.
Mark Hamill also appeared in the Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) and later starred in the successful sequels The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983).
He returned to the Star Wars universe in 2014, where he voiced the legendary ancient Sith Lord, Darth Bane, in the final episode of the animated series The Clone Wars.
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Thus, a year ago, Mark Hamill confirmed that he was in talks to reprise his legendary role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII.
Then, he got back into fighting shape, and appeared in an official production photo. Great!
Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you! Fall is exciting!
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