Mark Hamill Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

4th December 2015

Quote: "I'm on the 'if-it-tastes-good-don't-eat-it' diet." Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill on how he slimmed down to reprise his Luke Skywalker character for Star Wars - Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The actor tells Rolling Stone he lost 50 pounds (22.6 kilograms) on the taste-free diet.

3rd December 2015

Fact: Star Wars icon Mark Hamill walked around Hollywood disguised as a stormtrooper in an effort to encourage people to donate to charity for a chance to win a trip to the new Episode VII: The Force Awakens premiere. As part of the campaign by charity company Omaze, Star Wars fans who donate at least $10 (£6.25) will be entered into a draw to win tickets to the red carpet premiere in either London or Los Angeles.

6th November 2015

Fact: A terminally-ill Star Wars fan has been treated to an advance preview of the upcoming instalment The Force Awakens following a social media campaign backed by actors Mark Hamill and John Boyega. Daniel Fleetwood, who has been given months to live in his battle with cancer, watched the film on Thursday (05Nov15) following a surprise call from director J.J. Abrams. The sci-fi movie is released next month (Dec15).

16th April 2015

Quote: "My entire adult life, I've felt so much love from you. You're more than just fans, you're family." Original STAR WARS star Mark Hamill pays tribute to the film franchise's fans at the 2015 Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California.

15th July 2010

Fact: GLEE star Jane Lynch, Mark Hamill and Adam West have joined Star Trek icon George Takei among the stars of Cartoon Network's The Super Hero Squad Show. Lynch will voice cartoon character Nebula, West Nighthawk and Takei villain Galactus on the show, while Star Wars star Hamill will have a guest role.

25th July 2007

Fact: Star Wars actor Mark Hamill still owns the pair of Levi's jeans he wore as Luke Skywalker in the original 1970s sci-fi trilogy.

12th April 2007

Fact: British comic JUSTIN LEE COLLINS is set to scour America on BRING BACK STAR WARS, a TV special attempting to reunite Star Wars veterans Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill for a celebration of the legendary sci-fi film.

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