33 Mark Hamill Quotes On Success In Life

Mark Richard Hamill is an American actor, voice actor, and writer. He is known for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, winning three Saturn Awards for the role. His other film appearances include Corvette Summer (1978) and The Big Red One (1980). Hamill has also appeared on stage in several theater productions, primarily during the 1980s. These Mark Hamill quotes will motivate you.

Best Mark Hamill Quotes

  1. “I always think a day when you never get out of your pajamas is a win.” ~ Mark Hamill
  2. “So much of life is what you roll and where you land.” ~ Mark Hamill
  3. “I love the fact that, one time, my face was on the back of a cereal box – probably 3-CPO’s – and it was a mask where you cut out the eye holes and put a string through the side. It makes me feel like I’m 11 years old all over again.” ~ Mark Hamill
  4. “People think being remembered most for one character is a negative thing, but I don’t. I never expected to be remembered for anything!” ~ Mark Hamill
  5. “I’m so much like Luke Skywalker I guess I always will be.” ~ Mark Hamill

  6. “Character roles only indicate that they’re very different from who you are as a person, and for me, it’s fun hiding behind characters that are so unlike who I am.” ~ Mark Hamill
  7. “I debated in high school! If you told things that weren’t true or just made things out of whole cloth, you were penalized. It’s too bad they don’t apply the same standards to presidential candidates as they do to high school students.” ~ Mark Hamill
  8. “Acting in “Star Wars,” I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn’t even know who the cantaloupes were.” ~ Mark Hamill
  9. “I can’t tell you how much we laughed on the set to have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big, furry dog that’s flying a spaceship.” ~ Mark Hamill
  10. “I’ve learned that the movies [Star Wars] will never finally end. It just goes on and on and on and on. I mean, it’s going to be in 3D, then it’s going to be Intellivision, then it’s going to be a ride in an amusement park, then they’ll come to your house and perform it with puppets on your lawn … it’ll never end! I accepted that a long time ago.” ~ Mark Hamill
  11. “I live in a sort of insular world. It’s mostly my family, my house, staying home and working.” ~ Mark Hamill

  12. “In high school, I had to hide my comic book side, my nerd side from the civilian world so they wouldn’t categorize me. They would try to marginalize me for what I like. I tried to give it up, believe me. I tried to kick the habit. But there’s too much I liked about it to give it up completely.” ~ Mark Hamill
  13. “I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.” ~ Mark Hamill
  14. “I have failed ‘Star Wars’ trivia tests. People come up to me at conventions and use terms that I’ve never heard of.” ~ Mark Hamill
  15. “A cartoonist creates his whole universe without any input.” ~ Mark Hamill

  16. “I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles 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.” ~ Mark Hamill
  17. “The first time I went to the Oscars was surreal. It wasn’t really me walking the red carpet. It was like watching a movie of a Hollywood premiere. You have to have an intellectual distance from it, because it’s so atypical from your everyday life.” ~ Mark Hamill
  18. “One of the things that I love about voiceover is that it’s a situation where – because you’re not encumbered by being seen – it’s liberating. You’re able to make broad choices that you would never make if you were on camera.” ~ Mark Hamill
  19. “I love ensemble pieces, I love being a part of the entire tapestry of a piece, but I think character actors do have a lot more fun, and there’s a versatility involved that’s challenging and fun, to come up to speed and do what’s required of you.” ~ Mark Hamill
  20. “You know how there are some stars out there who know how to market themselves? I don’t have that.” ~ Mark Hamill

  21. “LOVE your taste in subject matter… perfect summer reading!” ~ Mark Hamill
  22. “I will say that comic books are not the easiest things to translate to film, number one. Even the most well-meaning of filmmakers find what’s acceptable on the printed page is very difficult to bring to film.” ~ Mark Hamill quotes
  23. “I’ve always loved Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness movies.” ~ Mark Hamill
  24. “‘Star Wars’ is more fairy tale than true science fiction.” ~ Mark Hamill
  25. “I think ‘Comic Book: The Movie’ is the apex of my career in terms of making a personal statement that has significance to me and resonates with biographical detail about not only my career but all the people that I’ve worked with in my career. All of it’s riddled, on- and off-camera, with people I’ve known and worked with for decades.” ~ Mark Hamill
  26. “I think theater has given me the opportunity to show what a character actor I can be.” ~ Mark Hamill

  27. “I love actors, number one. There’s probably nobody that you could name that I don’t like, depending on what it is they’re in.” ~ Mark Hamill
  28. “With voice acting, it liberates you to play characters you’d never do in a million years because you’re physically not right. You can show up looking like hell, you don’t have to memorize your lines because you can read them right off the page, and you get to play the most fun parts. You come in and you kick everyone’s ass and you get your own ass kicked, and then you go home.” ~ Mark Hamill
  29. “You know those actors who have a sense for how they should be used? I don’t think I have that.” ~ Mark Hamill

  30. “I miss live audiences because it’s like no other form of entertainment, where the audience is a major part of the production every night.” ~ Mark Hamill
  31. “When you say ‘comic book’ in America, people think of Mickey Mouse and Archie. It has a connotation of juvenile.” ~ Mark Hamill
  32. “There’s something fascinating about watching artists draw.” ~ Mark Hamill
  33. George [Lucas] wanted to know whether we’d be interested. He did say that if we didn’t want to do it, they wouldn’t cast another actor in our parts – they would write us out.” ~ Mark Hamill

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