Mark Hamill has been confirmed as a Special Guest at Star Wars Celebration!
Star Wars Celebration just announced that Luke Skywalker’s alter ego, Mark Hamill, will be attending the event this April in Anaheim! He will be joining other special guests, such as Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy – among many other notable guests. It will definitely be a star-studded extravaganza!
Mark Hamill’s career has encompassed all aspects of entertainment including stage, screen, television and new media. He is best known playing the role of Luke Skywalker in George Lucas’ Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi. He will be reprising his role once again in J.J Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Most recently he can be seen along side Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine and Samuel L. Jackson in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service. He also created, directed and starred in the mockumentary Comic Book: The Movie.
Hamill’s other main feature film credits include: Corvette Summer, Samuel Fuller’s The Big Red One, Britannia Hospital, Slipstream, Village of the Damned, Walking Across Egypt, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Sushi Girl.
He is also an experienced theatre actor having starred in several Broadway productions including: The Elephant Man, Amadeus (also First National Tour), Michael Stewart’s Harrigan n’ Hart, The Nerd, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks and the Roundabout Theatre production of Room Service.
Hamill is also a prolific voice-over artist and has performed in countless television cartoons, feature films and video games. He recently received a BAFTA award as The Joker in Arkham City.
For more information on Star Wars Celebration, visit their website here.