Mark Hamill signed Star Wars photo The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker
Authentic Mark Hamill signed Star Wars photo The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker. Photo signed in blue marker measuring 11 x 14″
Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor, and writer. Hamill best known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films; which won him the Saturn Award for Best Actor three times. Also known for his voice acting in animation and video games; especially for his portrayal of the Joker, beginning with Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.
Robert Englund auditioning for a role in Apocalypse Now when he walked across the hall where auditions were taking place for George Lucas’s Star Wars. After watching the auditions for a while, he realized that Hamill, his friend; would be perfect for the role of Luke Skywalker. He suggested to Hamill that he audition for the role; Hamill did and won the role.
Released in May 1977, Star Wars was an enormous, unexpected success and had a huge effect on the film industry. Hamill also appeared in the Star Wars Holiday Special in 1978 and later starred in the successful sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. During the time between the first two films, Hamill involved in a serious automobile accident, fracturing his nose and left cheekbone. False rumors spread that he required plastic surgery on his face. For both of the sequels.
Furthermore, Mark Hamill autographs reprised the role of Luke Skywalker for the radio dramatizations of both Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. For the Return of the Jedi radio drama, the role played by a different actor.
Editions of Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces (which influenced Lucas as developing the films) issued after the release of Star Wars in 1977 used the image of Hamill as Luke Skywalker on the cover.
The Clone Wars
Hamill returned to the Star Wars universe in 2014, when he voiced the ancient Sith Lord Darth Bane, in the final episode of the animated series The Clone Wars. Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for his performance.
With the acquisition of Lucasfilm by The Walt Disney Company; a Disney press release announced that there would be more Star Wars films starting with Star Wars; The Force Awakens, released on December 18, 2015. Hamill appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Initially, both Disney and Hamill were coy about whether Hamill would be a cast member of The Force Awakens. In September 2013, Englund, actor and long-time friend of Hamill, said that Mark Hamill autograph was currently working out in the gym. Englund stated, “Mark now – they’ve got Mark in the gym because Mark’s coming back as Luke Skywalker. They’ve got him doing his sit-ups.” It was previously reported that both Hamill and Carrie Fisher had been assigned nutritionists and personal trainers to work with ahead of production.
The Last Jedi
He played Skywalker again in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, released on December 15, 2017. Hamill was critical of his own role in The Last Jedi, stating that he and director Rian Johnson had “a fundamental difference” on the characterization of Luke Skywalker. Hamill is set to reprise his role as Skywalker for the last time in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.