Tuesday 11 July 2017

Mark Hamill

An actor, producer and writer, Mark Hamill ia best known for his roles as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars fil series and The Joker in the Batman: Animated series. A prolific actor notable for his voice contribution in several movies, Mark has won several awards for his spectacular performances. Some of them include the Saturn Award, DVD Exclusive Award, NAVGTR Awards, Interactive Achievement Award, and British Academy Games Awards. Alongside he has earned several prestigious nominations too. The science fiction series Star Wars gave him immense fame and appreciation. He is said to continue acting in the trilogy. Mark has also appeared in the Carry Fisher starrer Jay and Silent Mob Strike Back. His voice acting career has been equally profound with voiceovers for characters such as The Joker, The Hobgoblin, Gargoyle and characters of Justice League Limited. 

Mark Hamill Religion

A Roman Catholic by faith, Mark is of English. Scottish, Irish and Welsh ancestry.

Mark Hamill Political Views

Mark Hamill is a staunch Democrat. During the 2012 Presidential election, he is reported to have named Mitt Romney as a "snake oil businessman". He endorsed the candidacy of P.G. Sittenfield in 2016 for the senate. Furthermore, he has made a mockery of Donald Trump's tweets in his Joker like voice. He however, describes his father as a Nixon Republican.

Who is he/she dating?

Hamill married Marilou York who is a dental hygienist, in a private ceremony in 1978. Together they have three children Prior to that, he was in a relationship with The General Hospital co-actor Anne Wyndham.

Mark Hamill Hobbies

He has successfully played the role of Luke Skywalker for several years in the Star War series and has also been a amazing voice actor. Apart from this, he is a writer and has mostly written stories. He has written several stories for the Simpson Comics. He has even won the British Academy Video Game award for best performer.

Interesting Facts

He is the co-writer of The Black Pearl which wsa published by Dark Horse Comics. 

He claims his vocal intepretations of The Joker to be derived from Hannibal Lecter and Jerry Lewis.  

Mark worked for free in the comedy drama film Britannia Hospital.

His swordmaster was Rob Anderson who has also trained the Darth Vader actor David Prowse.

He has surprisingly played the character of The Joker in eight different series.

Hamill is an ardent fan of English rock band The Kinks and also a lifelong fan of Laurel and Hardy.

He has occasionally appeared in the show Late Night with David Letterman.