Mark Hamill is the famous name of Mark Richard Hamill, who was born on 25th September 1951 in California (Oakland). Mark is an actor and voice performer, who gave his voice to innumerable characters in more than 3 decades of his career.
Mark Hamill Net Worth 2019
Mark Hamill owns a net worth of $18 million. Though it is not the accurate data, due to some controversies. Still, he owns a great deal due to his longtime voice acting career, which brought him a huge admiration along with the income.
He performed in different forms of an actor, stage performer, television star and voice actor. That made him multi-talented, for the generations to follow his aura.
Mark Hamill Biography
|Full Name||Mark Richard Hamill|
|Birthdate||25th September 1951|
|Birth Place||Oakland, USA|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Since his father was serving in the US Navy, the children had to change their schools regularly. Mark attended a few schools; Walsingham Academy, Hale Junior High School, James Madison High School, Annadale High School, and other academic schools.
Mark also joined a club, where he learned the techniques of drama and stage performances. Finally, pursued his higher degree from Los Angeles City College in Drama.
Mark has presented his acting skills and qualities in a serial – General Hospital, The Texas Wheelers. He also acted in Eight Is Enough.
He appeared in the various shows as a guest role in The Bill Cosby Show, One Day At A Time, The Partridge Family, Room 222. Mark has also performed unique roles in the small screen movies like Sarah T- Portrait Of A Teenage Alcoholic, The City, etc.
Mark is a well-known voice actor, for his performances in various video games and the animation series. He offered his voice for Joker in 1992, in Batman: The Animated Series.
He was admired and popularize with his acting in the role of Luke Skywalker for Star Wars, for which his selection happened by his friend – Robert Englund without his formal audition. Followed by huge success, Star Wars attracted the audiences spellbound in 1977. Mark appeared in the series of Star Wars, released in 1978. Mark also performed in the series released in 2014, with all the enthusiasm and potential.
When Walt Disney Company acquired Lucasfilm and announced the continuation of Star Wars, Mark appeared in the same character in 2015 called The Force Awakens. For which, he took the services of the dietician and joined the gym for physical work out.
In 2017, Mark presented his acting skills in The Last Jedi (Star Wars series). With his continuous strong performance, audiences identified him with the screen name and his fame rose to heights.
Achievements and Recognitions
- Mark Hamill has achieved the Saturn Award for Best Actor, for his character Luke Skywalker in Star Wars series.
- After successful performances in Star Wars, he appeared on the cover page of a teen magazine – Tiger Beat.
- He was one of the contenders for the Daytime Emmy Award, in The Clone wars- an animated series.
Personal Life and Family
His parents William Thomas Hamill and Virginia Suzanne gave birth to 7 children, among which 3 were boys and 4 were girls. Mark has three children from his wife; two sons named Nathan and Griffin, and one daughter named Chelsea.