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Creator: Mark Hamill

Better known as Luke Skywalker, The Joker or Christopher Blair, Mark Hamill (September 25, 1951-) was considered one of the best young talents in the 1970s. Though praised for a strong performance as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars trilogy, he could never match the success of his most famous role. Despite being typecast, he was frequently in demand and performed in several lesser known films before turning more to theater (not just to pay the bills, but because he preferred it), eventually getting juicy lead roles in big plays on Broadway like Amadeus and The Elephant Man.

More recently, he's built on some early experience to become one of the most acclaimed voice actors in the industry. He's often found playing dynamic, outright evil villains (ironic, considering his previous typecasting as a hero), most notably The Joker as stated earlier - many consider his performance to be the definitive interpretation of the character. He's a nice guy in real life, despite the typecasting.

He was unfortunately injured in a car accident before the release of Star Wars, requiring reconstructive facial surgery. Many believe it's why his character is all banged up early in the sequel.

Has a Twitter account.

As for his filmography:

Eddie MurphyUsefulNotes/Annie AwardLeonard Nimoy
Jennifer HaleVoice ActorsKeiko Han
Jackie Earle HaleyActorsMargaret Hamilton

alternative title(s): Mark Hamill
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