Mark Hamill is famously known for his role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series. The 66-year-old actor is also known for his award-winning voice acting role as The Joker in The Batman Animated Series, various Batman video games, and most recently in the animated film Batman: The Killing Joke.
Hamill has been in the Hollywood limelight since his mainstream hit Stars Wars: A New Hope was introduced to the public in 1977. Let’s take a look at how much moolah this star has produced since his first days as a Skywalker…
Mark Hamill Net Worth as of 2019: $6 Million
Mark Hamill’s net worth rolls in at a sweet $6 million. The actor reportedly made $650,000 for his role as Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars film, which was a pretty significant chunk of change for an actor back in 1977. Let’s take a look at Hamill’s road to riches before and after A New Hope…
1970 – 1992
Before Star Wars, Hamill appeared on numerous television series, including The Bill Cosby Show, The Partridge Family, Room 222, and much more. He also held a reoccurring role on the soap opera known as General Hospital, and starred in the sitcom The Texas Wheelers.
Obviously, Hamill struck gold with the role of Luke Skywalker, which has given this man plenty of work and millions of dollars. He starred in the first three Star Wars on film and in radio dramatizations. He even appeared in the Star Wars Christmas Special. For the sequels, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Hamill received the Saturn Award for Best Actor given by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
1992 – Present
Hamill’s second most important of his career came in 1992 in the form of The Joker on Batman: The Animated Series. His role as The Joker earned Hamill numerous award nominations, including two Annie Awards, a Spike TV Video Game Award, and Interactive Achievement Award. However, he did take home the British Academy Video Game Award for Best Performer in his role as the crazed Joker.
The aging actor returned to the big screen to reprise his role as Luke Skywalker in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He’ll return once more for episode 8, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which hits theaters in December 2017.
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