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Mark Hamill bags Hollywood star, with no wars required

Mark Hamill bags Hollywood star, with no wars required

The force is strong in Hollywood as Star Wars legend Mark Hamill received his star at the Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

Hamill, 66, is most famous for portraying Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy and the current one, most recently playing a major role in The Last Jedi. Hamill's longtime friends, director George Lucas and Harrison Ford, were on hand to induct the actor in front of the massive crowd.

Hamill's star will be the 2,630th on the Walk of Fame and will be in designated the Motion Pictures category, according to the news release.

One person who Hamill missed at the ceremony was Princess Leia herself, the late Carrie Fisher, who died in December 2016 after a brief hospitalization following a heart attack. I shouldn't say reality show, it's more like a game show'.

"Mark Hamill is a character that can't be written", Lucas said.

He ended his speech by praising Hamill for how he's lived his life and embraced it along the way.

He added: 'It surprises me, but, look, you can't please everybody.

"Thinking about today, I was really sorry that we don't have...the other member of our trio here to celebrate with us." . "I haven't been speechless since 'Force Awakens'". In fact, I remember when George Lucas first asked me to come back, I said, 'OK, but I have two provisions. Hamill then let out the creepy Joker laugh.

"If it weren't for the public, I'd be nowhere", said Hamill.

I feel like that should have cheered us all up but it just made me more emotional. "You are with me through thick and thin, in the highs and in the lows and everywhere in-between. He has been the master of his own experience, his own life", Ford said.