Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

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The 66-year-old was joined by his Star Wars co-star, Harrison Ford, and the saga's creator, George Lucas. Carrie Fisher was long at the heart of everything great about Star Wars, and Princess Leia was missed today, as Harrison Ford gave her a touching mention at the ceremony.

Speaking about Hamill, Geroge Lucas said, "Mark Hamill is a character that can't be written". "But I feel her presence". However, Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd - who also appeared in both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi - turned out to share her love. Lucas said Hamill was always enthusiastic about what he was doing and that's what he wanted for the person who would play Luke Skywalker.

"I watched other people get it, [but] it wasn't like I wished, 'Someday.' I never thought about that". "It's hard to convey my gratitude, my joy, the exhilaration of being recognized this way".

Hamill, who has often taken to his Twitter account to criticize the current administration, adds: 'Then you have to remember, there's someone on the Walk of Fame that got a star for one crappy reality show.

Many fans wielded their lightsabers in celebration, while two stormtroopers stood stoically on either side of Hamill's new star throughout the ceremony.

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We just passed for ourselves and that is not football". "I am very proud and happy with the team, in hard circumstances they produced a really good performance", he told reporters.


Now a prolific voice artist in animated series and video games, Hamill started out on TV in a 1970 episode of the short-lived CBS comedy-drama Headmaster.

During his introduction of Hamill, Ford also paid tribute to the late Carrie Fisher.

Hamill ended the speech with his signature Joker laugh, but not without first showing the fans some love as well. If it weren't for the public, I'd be nowhere.

We need to keep having these discussions until children of all genders can be comfortable saying, "May the Force be with you".

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