Mark Hamill

66 Jahre

Für immer Luke Skywalker! "Star Wars" machte Mark Hamill Ende der 70er Jahre zum Star – Fluch und Segen gleichermaßen. 

  • Geboren , Oakland, Kalifornien / USA
  • VornameMark Richard
  • Name Hamill
  • Grösse 1.75 m
  • Sternzeichen Waage
  • Partner Marilou York (verheiratet seit 1978)
  • Kinder Nathan  (*1979); Griffin  (*1983); Chelsea 

Biografie von Mark Hamill

Der amerikanische Schauspieler ist eine Filmlegende. Als Luke Skywalker spielte er sich 1977 in der ersten "Star Wars"-Trilogie in die Fanherzen der beliebten Science-Fiction-Reihe. Dabei war er selbst von seinem Erfolg überrascht, dachte er doch anfangs, würde als die Hauptrolle übernehmen. Als Mark Hamill dann das Drehbuch zu lesen bekam und feststellte, dass sich das Science-Fiction-Spektakel um seine Figur Luke Skywalker drehen würde, war er mehr als verdattert.

Zum Glück gezwungen

Das Vorsprechen zu "Krieg der Sterne", heute auch häufig "Star Wars: Episode IV – Eine neue Hoffnung" genannt, verlief nämlich auch alles andere als gewöhnlich. Zwar hatte Mark Hamill bis dato schon einige kleine Rollen ergattern können, doch dass er je in solch einer großen Produktion mitspielen würde, damit hatte er nicht gerechnet. Der Schauspieler , ein Freund von Hamill, sprach für den Film "Apocalypse Now" vor und ermutigte seinen Buddy, für "Krieg der Sterne" vorzusprechen, dessen Casting im selben Gebäude stattfand. Mark Hamill ließ sich überreden, machte sich aber keine großen Hoffnungen. Der Rest ist Geschichte: Der Newcomer ergatterte die begehrte Rolle des Luke Skywalkers und wurde über Nacht zum weltweit gefeierten Star. Auch in den beiden nachfolgenden Streifen "Das Imperium schlägt zurück" und "Die Rückkehr der Jedi-Ritter" trat er wieder in seiner Paraderolle auf. Im Star-Wars-Sequel "Star Wars: Das Erwachen der Macht" aus dem Jahr war er 2015 erneut als Skywalker zu sehen.

Und was geschah nach der "Star Wars"-Ära?

Abseits des "Star Wars"-Universums konnte Mark Hamill, anders als sein alter Kollege Harrison Ford, nicht so recht an die alten Erfolge anknüpfen. Zu eng war er mit der Rolle des Luke Skywalkers verbandelt. Und dennoch kann der Mime so einige hochklassige Filme auf seinem Steckbrief verbuchen. So stand er für das Remake von "Das Dorf der Verdammten", den hochgelobten Film "Kingsman: The Secret Service" und TV-Serien wie "Chuck" und "Criminal Minds" vor der Kamera.

Eine Stimme, die Gold wert ist

Doch Fans lieben ihren Mark Hamill nicht nur für seine Verdienste als Schauspieler, auch als Synchronsprecher hat der Mime eine große Anhängerschaft. Er leiht seine Stimme sowohl Kino-, TV- als auch Comic- und Videospielproduktionen. Zu großem Ruhm brachte er es in verschiedenen " "-Serie und -Videospielen, in denen er den gruseligen und total verrückten Bösewicht Joker vertont. 

Social Media von Mark Hamill

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RT @starwars: A galaxy of stars descended on the Shrine Auditorium for the premiere of #TheLastJedi.


As a proud member of #TheResistance since 1977 please allow this #RebelScum to point out that losing the popular vo…


Keaton-You are not alone-I was bullied when I was your age-I know how awful it is. Stay strong, believe yourself & hang in there-it will get better. I bet everyone who heard your story is now your friend & you are loved more than any bully will ever be! Don't waste time wondering why a bully would be so mean-They're sad people who think hurting others will make them feel better because they really don't like themselves-They're just jealous because you're so smart & handsome ❤️Your friend-mh


I tried #JediMindTricks-I tried PLEADING! Just what does a guy have to do to get into the Mos Eisley Cantina? I guess Stephen Colbert(pig-snout Colbert) just doesn't like "my kind" in there. #IJustGotHamJammed Feel my pain tonight on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert😫 #LSSC


Watch culinary Jedi Jamie Oliver train me in the ways of the Yorkshire Pudding! Tonight on #FridayNightFeast Channel 4 #DoOrDoNotThereIsNoTry #PuddingPadawan #HungryHungryHamill


Last post as we leave Tokyo... this was the beginning of a wonderful week. I LOVE Japan ❤️


Super-Selfie w/ @jimmykimmel audience inside & 100's of free autographs 4 crowd outside where MOST were fans-but MANYwere dealers-Now on Ebay 4 FAR MORE $$$ than I'd EVER charge! (Kinda sloppy too- due to general chaos of #SWmania!!) #Sorry 😬


What fun to reunite with so many fellow members of my #StarWarsFamily on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night! (Fingers crossed that your revealing "WE'RE" is the 1st word spoken in #TheLastJedi doesn't ruin the movie for anyone) #Shhhhhh #Waiting4VIIIisSlowlyKillingMe 😩


SHOUT-OUT to Kevin Conroy for no particular reason other than being an amazingly talented actor, a genuinely nice person, & for a lifetime of being my one & ONLY #Batman (& that's NO JOKE)!!! ❤️ you Kev- mh #WithoutBatmanCrimeHasNoPunchline


Hidden SPOILERS in #LastJediParodies for eyes that know how to look? Naw! I'm all trolled out at this point, but simply ❤️ 1-#Futurama 2-#LEGO (I AM on both the light AND Dark Side-hmm) 3-Annie Potts & Corvettes 4-@BeanoOfficial (1st comic I read to my son)


GENUINE Fans LOVE selfies!!! (No way to forge those) 🤩 ¡La FUERZA está con ellos! 🇲🇽


We arrived in NYC just in time for the 6th birthday of none other than Millie Grace Hamill! Beloved family pet, world traveler & trusted career advisor. LOVE that PUP🐶!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️😜🤩 #AsSeenInVanityFair #DevineDoggieDiva


I love multiple covers, but they always turn into a contest to see who sold the most copies. Who cares?! We are ALL a part of the #StarWars family! (That said: How did the #4 of 4 covers #SpaceTwins do, @EW?) Asking for a friend... 🙄- mh #LongLiveLukeAndLeia #TheLastJedi


I love #SW fruits & vegetables-We ALL should try to eat healthier-But Yoda & Vader lucked out (who doesn't love grapes & apples?) Luke has it tougher (pushing salads) & poor R2-D2! No matter how adorable he is on package: IT'S STILL CAULIFLOWER! #EpisodeAte 😩


The #WaitForVIII is nearly over! Let me take this opportunity to personally ask you to keep all that happens in #TheLastJedi a secret for as long as is humanly possible. Thanking you ALL in advance, ❤️- mh #LooseLipsSinkStarships




"Be thankful for what you have- Your life. no matter how bad you think it is... Is someone else's Fairy Tale."- wale ayeni "What he said."- mark hamill 🦃 #Thanksgiving2017


A kiss for luck! (I’m never going to wash that cheek again) 😍 #RomanticRian #DreamboatDirector


#HBD to my #NaughtyNephew


Have you ever wondered what it was like to be in the #StarWars movies? Find out for yourself on #StarTours! #TheLastJedi update featuring CRAIT starts today at Disneyland & Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. The movie lands in theaters December 15th & there's no better way to #WaitForVIII (Thanks to all the fans for an afternoon I'll never forget!)


#TheLastJedi SPOILER ALERT: LUKE SMILES! (or is that just ME between takes?) #WaitForVIII #LookingThroughTheBentBackedTulipsToSeeHowTheOtherHalfLives


Experience a world of dreams & imagination in a film unlike ANYTHING you've seen before! My personal favorite movie of the year... (so far). 😜 Available on iTunes ( and Amazon ( Do it for ME! Brigsby Bear


It took me long enough- but my childhood dream of working at Disneyland finally came true! #TheLastJedi #StarTours Star Wars


Those who foolishly dismiss these creatures, claiming "Porgs are the new Ewoks" are simply ignoring their versatility and impact on our cinematic history. I can say from experience they steal every scene they're in! #PreposterousPorgasborg



With a lifetime of trolling experience... Is it any wonder @RealGDT Guilermo del Toro cast me in #Trollhunters? Take me seriously at your own risk. #JokerAndTricksterByTrade #TheLostJedi #WaitForAte 😜


Never really considered myself either "odd" or "eccentric", but this article convinced me otherwise (which is really kind of odd & eccentric when you really think about it). #ReallyOddEccenTrickster #BrigsbyBear 😜