1951 – Born in Oakland, California on the 25th of September.
1977 – On the 11th of January, a day before he was set to shoot one of the final scenes needed for Star Wars, Hamill was in a car accident that severely injured his face.
1978, he married dental hygenist Marilou York. They have three children together, Nathan, Griffin and Chelsea.
1980 – Hamill was twice honoured with the Saturn Award for Best Actor for Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
1983 – Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.
1992 – Hamill was the voice of the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, as well as most of the other spin-off series, video games and films.
1998 – He played the bad guy in the Swedish action movie Hamilton. Some of his other film credits include Corvette Summer, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia, The Big Red One, Slipstream, The Guyver,
2004 – Hamill also directed and starred in the direct-to-DVD Comic Book: The Movie.