(1979) The Elephant Man (replacement for Philip Anglim)
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? | Mark Hamil | Mark
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz
and create my own world and be able to have a studio at home and not commute and be able to be with my family. I just didn't have the skills to pull that off and so I've gravitated toward theater because I like all of it.
He was originally cast as David Bradford on Eight Is Enough
(1977), and asked to be released from his contract before Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977) came out because he sensed the movie would be successful, and Hamill wanted to focus on his movie career. ABC refused to release him from his contract, thinking that having a successful movie star connected with the show would help "Eight ...
Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films