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Mark Hamill

Actor
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Born Sep 25, 1951

Mark Richard Hamill 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 various other animated productions.… Read More

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    Mark Hamill (And His Beard) Just Gave Us The Best 'star Wars' Spoiler
    Huffington Post - Sep 01, 2016
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    Yahoo News - Aug 30, 2016
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    Yahoo News - Aug 17, 2016

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born on September 25, 1951.

TEENAGE

1969 17 Years Old By his junior year, his father was stationed in Japan, where Hamill attended and was a member of the Drama Club at Nile C. Kinnick High School, from which he graduated in 1969. … Read More

TWENTIES

1977 25 Years Old Editions of Joseph Campbell's The Hero with a Thousand Faces (which influenced Lucas as he was developing the films) issued after the release of Star Wars in 1977 used the image of Hamill as Luke Skywalker on the cover. … Read More
1978 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  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. … Read More
1979 27 Years Old To further distance himself from his early blockbuster role, Hamill started acting on Broadway, starring in plays such as The Elephant Man in 1979, Amadeus in 1983, Harrigan 'N Hart in 1985 (for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination), Room Service in 1986 and The Nerd in 1987-88.

THIRTIES

1984 32 Years Old 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. … Read More
1986 34 Years Old He made television appearances in a 1986 episode of Amazing Stories and a 1987 episode of The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
1989 37 Years Old Hamill returned to film after a six-year hiatus with the 1989 science fiction film Slipstream. … Read More
1990 38 Years Old He guest appeared in two episodes as the Trickster in the live-action 1990 television series of The Flash. … Read More

FORTIES

1995 43 Years Old He also appeared in the episode Mind over Matter of the 1995 television series The Outer Limits. … Read More
1999 47 Years Old In the 1999 Wing Commander film, set earlier in the series, the character was played by Freddie Prinze, Jr., although Hamill had a voice cameo. … Read More

FIFTIES

2003 51 Years Old In 2003, Hamill starred in the two-hander play Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks as the acerbic gay dance instructor Michael Minetti. … Read More
2004 52 Years Old Hamill also directed and starred in the 2004 direct-to-DVD Comic Book: The Movie. … Read More
2005 53 Years Old Hamill voiced the Joker alongside his Batman: The Animated Series co-star Kevin Conroy as Batman and Jason Hillhouse as Dick Grayson in a feature of a storyboard scene included in the 2005 Special Edition DVD of Tim Burton's 1989 film Batman. … Read More
2010 58 Years Old In May 2010, Hamill declared to IGN UK that his role in Arkham City would be his last as the Joker. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old 1 More Event
On October 19, 2011, shortly after the release of the game, Hamill again announced his retirement on his Twitter account, saying "Hello/Goodbye Joker! … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2012 60 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 2012, WB Games released the expansion pack titled "The Last Laugh" for the video game DC Universe Online, featuring Hamill as the Joker.
2015 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, Hamill yet again returned as the Joker in Batman: Arkham Knight with the character recurring through the game as a hallucination.
He will star in the upcoming 2016 film Minkow, an independent film about the life of Barry Minkow, the famous con man. … Read More
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