Voice actor biography for Mark Hamill

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Mark Hamill

Birthday: September 25, 1951
Birthplace: Oakland, CA
Website: IMDBPersonal

Biography: MARK HAMILL became an international pop-culture icon as the protagonist in George Lucas' original "Star Wars" trilogy. His illustrious career encompasses acting roles on stage, television, movies and video games, as well as writing, producing and directing. Hamill has appeared in various Broadway productions such as "The Elephant Man" and "Amadeus," and received a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for the role of Tony Hart in "Harrigan n' Hart." Other credits include the films "Village of the Damned," "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back," the recently restored version of Samuel Fuller's "The Big Red One" and "Comic Book - The Movie," which he also directed and produced. A prolific voiceover artist, he has performed in hundreds of TV cartoons such as "Avatar: The Last Airbender," "The Simpsons," "Powerpuff Girls," and the current Disney series "Super Robot Monkeys," in addition to numerous animated features. For the Batman franchises, Hamill was the voice of the Joker for the 13-year run of the animated TV series including the features "Mask of the Phantasm" and "The Return of the Joker" for which he received two Annie Award nominations. Hamill is Executive Producer, Co-Creator and Performer on "The Wrong Coast," a 13-episode showbiz satire currently running on Canada's Movie Network. He is also Co-Director and Animation Director for Treehouse Animation on the film "Revenge of the Brick," a five-minute Lego "Star Wars" short based on characters and situations in "Star Wars: Episode III," which recently premiered on Cartoon Network. He is currently in pre-production on the animated series "Fort Franny."

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