Happy Birthday, Mark Hamill

September 25, 2011 at 12:01 am | Posted in Birthday, Movies, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment

Today Roqoo Depot wishes a very happy birthday to actor Mark Hamill. The man most famously known for his role as Luke Skywalker turns 60 today.

Mark was born in Concord, CA. Growing up he had seven siblings (he was the 4th child): two brothers, and four sisters. His father was a captain in the U.S. Navy, and as a result the family moved around to places like California, Virginia, New York, and Japan. Later in life he attended Los Angeles City College and majored in drama. His early career began with various roles in TV series (his acting debut was on The Bill Cosby Show), some voice acting, and one TV movie, The City. Not long afterwards he got the role of a lifetime as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars. Interestingly enough it was his friend Robert Englund (famous for playing Freddy Krueger) who encouraged him to try out for the role after his own failed audition. Continue Reading Happy Birthday, Mark Hamill…

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