Mark Hamill

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Name: Mark Hamill
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Occupation: Actor, Voice Actor, writer
Medium: Movies, Animation/Cartoons, Video Games
Works: Star Wars, DC Animated Universe, Birds of Prey (voice only), Scooby-Doo, Futurama, Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Flash (CW), The Flash (1990s), Spider-Man: The Animated Series, Batman: The Killing Joke, Justice League Action, Child's Play (2019)
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Official Website(s): @HamillHimself on Twitter
@hamillhimself on Instagram
Mark Hamill official fan page on Facebook
The International Mark Hamill Fan Club (official)
Fan Website(s): Mark Hamill at Wikipedia
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Mark Hamill at the 1976 Worldcon in STAR WARS room where he was promoting his film that would be released 9 months later in May 1977. Note an original logo by Ralph McQuarrie. This photo is by Jim Van Hise.

Mark Hamill is a actor best known in the fannish community as playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars series and as the voice of The Joker in the DCAU and various DC related media since 1992. He also known to portray or voice the James Jesse (Trickster), a Flash villain, in the DCU since he portrayed the character on The Flash (1990–1991), having also appeared in an episode of the Justice League Action and CW's The Flash as the Trickster. He's voiced many other DC and Marvel characters over the years including: Swamp Thing, Solomon Grundy, Tony Zucco, Spectre, The Hobgoblin, Gargoyle, Maximus, Klaw, Nightmare, Arnim Zola, Shou-Lao, and Ox.

He's a writer for The Black Pearl by Dark Horse Comics. There is a character named "Mark Hamill" in the The Secret Service comic book series, which Hamill later played in the live-action film, although the name was changed to "Prof. James Arnold".

a 1984 fan-made button sold by the fan club that published On the Mark


In the 2010s, Hamill frequently interacts with fans on social media, especially Twitter. He has been praised for his support of LGBT interpretations of and headcanons for Luke Skywalker.[1]

Mark Hamilton

In 2016, Disney badly misspelled Hamill's name on a security badge, a fact the actor was quick to tweet to his followers.[2] Since then, it is not uncommon for fans to tweet at Hamill about Mark Hamilton, and for Hamill to refer to himself as Mark Hamilton in tweets. In one instance Hamill posted on Facebook that Mark Hamilton had met the cast of Hamilton.[3]

[Tweet from @leary182]

Can't believe I missed that Mark Hamilton was in Southend yesterday! Gutted! @HamillHimself #theforceisnotstrongwiththisone

[Reply from HamillHimself]
Mark Hamilton was there, too? What are the odds he would be at the same place at the same time I was?! #ShockingSouthendCoincidence [4]

Posts and comments incorrectly naming Hamill as Mark Hamilton have appeared on Reddit [5] and Tumblr.[6] This has caused confusion for some fans unaware of this inside joke.

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  1. ^ See Mark Hamill Answers Fan’s Question About Luke Sykwalker’s Sexual Orientation at Nerdist (15 January 2016). Hamill direct messaged a fan who asks if Luke was bisexual, saying:
    "His sexuality is never directly addressed in the films. Luke is whatever the audience wants him to be, so you can decide for yourself. All the best, mh".
    In another direct message to a fan who asked "how cool would it be if luke skywalker was a trans dude", he said:
    "The films are fantasies that don't deal with these issues, but a true Jedi loves & respects all beings, both human and alien. Best wishes always, mh".
  2. ^ Tweet by Mark Hamill, April 3 2016.
  3. ^ facebook post by Mark Hamill, Sept 2016.
  4. ^ Retweet by HamillHimself, 8 Sep 2017.
  5. ^ Mark Hamilton: a one man show put on by Mark Hamill where he performs all of Hamilton., December 2016 discussion.
  6. ^ Sequel Meme, Robert Pattinson hates his character but only slightly more than Mark Hamilton hates sequel luke, by j-d-neal, Sep 30th, 2018.