He also said that he believes there’s a good chance that Luke’s gonna make it out of that cave.
He also played the lead role of ‘Kirn’ in the film ‘The Last Starfighter’ and ‘Grand Moff Tarkin’ in ‘Return of the Jedi’. He is also known for acting in the ‘Ghostbusters’ film series.
George Lucas and Lucasfilm (referring to George Lucas) has been the creator and director of some of the most popular movie and TV projects of all time.
In all honesty, we’ve put together a collection of all the best Mark Hamill quotes we could find.
50 Mark Hamill Quotes About Acting & Life
I am a big fan of Mark Hamill and his quotes always make me think.
I laughed a lot during filming. It was a lot of fun. Alec Guinness brought a lot to the film. He was an absolute professional and a pleasure to work with.
3. When I took on the role of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn’t even know who the cantaloupes were.
The original Luke Skywalker is the original superhero. When we get older, we’re not so good at being the protagonist anymore.
Mark Hamill has played some of the most memorable villains in the Star Wars universe, but he’s now looking for a new challenge in his career.
Star Wars fans know that Luke Skywalker is the hero of the franchise. But Mark Hamill, who played Luke in the original trilogy and will return to play him in Disney’s sequel trilogy, is a fan of the other side of the Force, too.
Mark Hamill, while appearing in the Broadway musical “Cabaret,” was actually living on Long Island at the time.
Mark Hamill is a legend. In an interview in October 2017, Hamill discussed how he is looking forward to his upcoming performance as the character in Star Wars: Episode IX and discussed that Luke Skywalker will probably be darker and more mysterious.
Mark Hamill is also a very busy man. He has just finished his filming for Star Wars: Episode IX and is about to start production for his next movie Thor: Love and Thunder.
I’ve always loved Peter Sellers movies and Alec Guinness movies.
10th of 50 Mark Hamill Quotes
So much of life is what you roll and where you end up.
The original Luke Skywalker would have been perfectly content living out his final years being a character actor and voice actor.
After the movie became a hit, Hamill admitted that he made the prediction when he was trying to make a bigger deal out of it.
Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) didn’t have the marketing chops that Disney did, and that’s why Lucasfilm was eventually sold off. When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, that’s one of the things they had to work off.
While there were no special stunts in Star Wars, Mark Hamill felt that there was extensive training required to perform his role as the character.
Mark Hamill was very surprised people were so taken with Romney.
The actor was speaking in an interview for the upcoming book ‘Inside the Actor’s Studio,’ available in June 2015.
The two are in fact very close. Mark Hamill and wife Rebecca Romijn welcomed daughter Suri to the family in December 2012 and the couple announced the birth in April 2013.
I never saw myself as an actor. I was just an artist, you know, a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz and to create my own world, to be able to have a studio at home and not have to commute and to be able to be with my family. I mean, that was the plan, and it worked.
In 2011, Mark Hamill said he was shocked when a friend (who is also a journalist) sent him the following text message:
“I was just telling my editor that I was considering doing some freelance work because I don’t think you’re doing anywhere near enough. You’re really good, but I think you should be doing more stuff. You could do an article for an online blog. It would be like five hundred words.
Then I would quote a bunch of things you’ve said in the past.”
That’s the first time Mark Hamill knew about the Internet.
I hate to say this, but Hamill was born with an overactive imagination, and it showed at an early age, as evidenced by his iconic line, “Luke, I am your father.” Hamill is one of my favorite actors ever because of his ability to bring a character to life, and I would have been disappointed if he didn’t end up being remembered best for Luke Skywalker.
One time, I went to a party and I was the guest. I was the one with the mask. I had a string around and I put it over my head. I felt like I was 11 years old again, and I was really excited for the party.
20th of 50 Mark Hamill Quotes
Hamill has been a supporter of the Star Wars movies since the beginning, and he has an interesting history of not liking the direction George Lucas was taking with the franchise. While he’s come out of the woods and supported the new films, he’s said in the past that he’s been disappointed with some of his appearances in them.
“I’d get into every thing in The Force Awakens like I’m Anakin Skywalker. I did as many stunts as possible. I’m not a daredevil or anything, as you must know, but I love the stunt business.”
It’s interesting, but it’s not the same.
In the original trilogy, the actors were not actors, they were characters. In this new trilogy, it is a new actor, which means new character.
That’s right, I guess some people really want to see what he would be like now that he’s on the level of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the student having become the master. Mark Hamill was not one of those people, and instead he thought he was going to be stuck on a desert planet for another two years. But he wasn’t. He was fired from the project before any script was written, and the rest of the trilogy never happened.
Mark Hamill, after leaving Star Wars, returned to acting in various other projects. Eventually, he decided that he enjoyed being the voice of Marvel’s Luke Skywalker, as much as he enjoyed working on the series as an actor.
It’s not surprising that Hamill thought Luke wanted to be a Jedi Master, because that certainly reflects Luke’s state of mind at the end of A New Hope. But I didn’t intend to grow him to be that way. I wanted him to be a clueless teenager, because he was a clueless teenager.
Mark Hamill enjoys voicing comic characters in animated films because he’s able to make “broad choices” like he wouldn’t be able to make if he were acting in a live action film.
I agree whole heartedly with Mark Hamill here. Watching artists draw is fascinating. I think that is also true for any artist, whether they are a musician, a painter, a carpenter, or a sculptor. We are all in love with the process of creating art. It’s the way in which we discover ourselves and share that process with someone else. It’s the way in which we can take an idea and make it tangible and real. It’s the way in which we share our deepest truths and our deepest feelings with another person.
Art is something the human mind creates, but it isn’t created by a human.
Lucasfilm’s George Lucas wanted to know whether we’d be interested in it. He did say if we didn’t want to do it, they wouldn’t cast another actor in our parts – they would write us out.
Even if you are a fan of the comic book (or video game) universe, don’t expect to see any major differences with the movie version, as the script was written by a video game writer (Neil Gaiman), and director Zack Snyder is a famous director. The only difference you can expect is that Batman will be wearing less clothing, because the comic version of the character is covered in a costume. The Joker, meanwhile, will remain his normal dapper self.
30th of 50 Mark Hamill Quotes
He has done a lot of work in animation, but this is the only mention of the word “animation” in regards to animation that he has mentioned.
I don’t think that there are more children who read comic books than there are adults who read comic books. It’s just that the adults are the ones who get a lot of flack for it and are lumped into the “juvenile” category.
Even though everybody thinks they know Mark Hamill, when you travel or go out, people have a tendency to have a bad impression of you when you’re new. But don’t worry, after some time, people will get to know you and will start perceiving you as the same person that you were.
The actor has said that he feels like the character he played in the Star Wars saga will be around forever.
Mark Hamill had a career in theater and is now most known as the voice of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movies.
Mark Hamill says that it’s different launching a Broadway show than launching a movie. You’re present and you’re not giving people a chance to get used to what you’re doing. Instead, you’re performing everyday and you’re trying to get enough people to come see it.
People who made movies didn’t even understand the concept of actors. They just thought acting was the way to tell good stories.
Star Wars fans have watched Mark Hamill grow into a multi-faceted character who has become more than the Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. This role has given him a chance to make a variety of appearances and show many sides of him as an actor. He is known to be very shy and reserved off-screen. When it comes to entertainment the way he presents himself is quite the opposite.
40th of 50 Mark Hamill Quotes
Mark Hamill says that when George Lucas wrote the first Star Wars script, the cover had the title: “Adventures of the Starkiller as Taken From The Journals of the Whills, Saga I: The Star Wars.” It is a long title. And he thought immediately that Harrison Ford was Luke Skywalker, because, at their test, he was the leading man.
Mark Hamill said the first time he went to the Oscars in 2001, it was surreal. It wasn’t really him walking the red carpet. It was like watching a movie of a Hollywood premiere. You have to have an intellectual distance from it because it’s so atypical from your everyday life.
“Star Wars” is more fairy tale than real science fiction.
I think it’s a fair comparison as both used the force and were able to manipulate the minds of others.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens has an all-new and younger generation of characters. There is no point in comparing this movie to the previous movies because none of the new characters were around back then.
I have a lot of friends that are just like me. We are insular, at the mercy of our families, and the things we are interested in.
Mark Hamill, when he was asked to play The Joker, he didn’t want to do it. He thought it was an obligation to do because he was in the franchise. He didn’t care about Batman. He did not want to do the movie.
The man who plays Luke Skywalker says that he never really had a sense of how he should be used.