Birth Name: Mark Hamill
Birth Place: Oakland, California, USA
Born on Sep. 25, 1951 in Oakland, CA, Hamill was raised by his father, William, a U.S. Navy captain, and his mother, Suzanne, a homemaker. Uprooted every few years with his six siblings, Hamill lived in New York, Virginia and eventually Japan. After graduating high school in 1969, he returned with his family to the States, where he attended Los Angeles City College as a Theater Arts major. In 1970, Hamill received his first professional gig on Andy Griffith's "Headmaster" (CBS, 1970-71), and shortly after, landed a recurring arc on daytime's "General Hospital" (ABC 1963- ), playing the troubled nephew of head nurse Jessie Brewer. Hamill's first foray into voiceover work came as the cartoon m...
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