Mark Hamill has a great Beatles story

Mark Hamill corroborated a story about him and Beatle George Harrison, who were both looking at each other.

by Douglas Helm | published

It is rare to meet an artist or celebrity that you look up to and it may be even more rare that meeting is a great experience. But perhaps the rarest thing is when you meet an artist you look up to and they like your work too. Of course, if you’re Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame, this scenario is totally possible and exactly what happened when he met the legendary musician George Harrison on a plane.

Mark Hamill confirmed the story, posted by The Beatles fan account Beatles Earth with the hashtag #truestory. It turns out that Star Wars was so big that even The Beatles’ respected lead guitarist enjoyed it. Of course, any of us would be lucky enough to meet Mark Hamill, but being a member of one of the greatest bands of all time would be hard to beat.

Mark Hamill might not have known it at the time, but Star Wars is now as big of a cultural phenomenon as the Beatles, albeit in a different artistic medium. Perhaps now there will be as many people as excited to meet Mark Hamill as they are to meet Sir Paul McCartney. In any case, it’s always nice to hear when two respected masters of their craft appreciate each other’s work.

While The Beatles would never make another new album, Mark Hamill is still completely immersed in the world of Star Wars. In fact, it was only earlier this year that he appeared as an older Luke Skywalker. Boba Fett. book of, He also recently returned as the current Mark Hamill-aged version of the character in the Star Wars film trilogy, bringing the Luke Skywalker story to a close.

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It remains to be seen whether we get to see more of the young Luke in the series like Mandalorian, but more Mark Hamill will always be welcome for Star Wars fans. For the most part, Hamill focuses mostly on voice work these days. Following his star-making role as Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, Hamill has become a prolific voice actor, with his version of the Joker being one of the best iterations of the character.

Most recently, Mark Hamill provided his vocal talents for the Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman. the Sandman, Hamill played the voice of Merv Pumpkinhead, the watchman of Morpheus’s realm The Dreaming. Hamill will also return to play superhero costume tailor Art Rosenbaum in Season 2 of Amazon invincibleWhich is set to air sometime in 2023.

Of course, it’s not all animated series and movies for Mark Hamill. His next live-action role will be in the upcoming comedy machineas reported by time limit, machine It is based on the real-life adventures of comedian Burt Crusher, and it follows the kidnapping of Burt and his father, whom they kidnapped 20 years ago during their drunken college semester abroad in Russia.

No word on release date machine So far. Until then, you can catch up on Mark Hamill’s performance the Sandman, which is streaming on Netflix. He will also appear in Mike Flanagan’s Edgar Allan Poe adaptation. Usher’s building collapseWhich will hit Netflix in the near future.


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