'Star Wars' actor gets his star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Watch Mark Hamill Ignite a 'Star War' With Jimmy Kimmel On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Fans camped out in the chilly early morning hours Thursday to watch Star Wars legend Mark Hamill receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Hamill, 66, was introduced by Star Wars actor Harrison Ford and director George Lucas along with the customary beeps and squeaks of the saga's robot R2-D2.

It's a tad silly, yes, but Hamill goes all out with the Star Wars references and is clearly having great craic doing so.

Hamill shot a skit before his ceremony as he faked jackhammering comedian Jimmy Kimmel's star outside the El Capitan Theater to make way for his own.

"They are the most passionate, loyal people".

"These will be brief remarks because words truly fail me", Hamill said. That's exactly what I was looking for when I was looking for Luke Skywalker.

"When thinking about today I was really sorry that we don't have the other member of our trio here to celebrate with us", Ford said.

"I haven't been this speechless since 'Force Awakens, '" he said, as the crowd laughed. A whole galaxy of stars is expected to be out in force, with the likes of George Lucas and Harrison Ford due to attend to give their own memories of Mark. "Whatever led me to his doorstep, he changed my life forever in a way that still reverberates today". "He is, as he always was, a quiet, sincere, honest person". If it weren't for the public, I'd be nowhere. He is also well-known for his prolific voice-acting career, having played the Joker on Batman: The Animated Series. "They're so supportive. I mean, through thick and thin".

"You know I had a beginning, a middle and an end, so whether I'm not involved or just a member of the audience, I'm looking forward to it", he told AFP.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Junior's Journey Coming to 3DS
Mar 09, 2018 - 09:31
Bowser's Inside Story is set for release in 2019, while the Luigi's Mansion remake is in development for release later in 2018. Sporting a brand new Boss Rush mode, the game will sport updated controls and similar revitalizations.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:13
Career government officials found to have violated the Hatch Act can be fired, suspended or demoted , and fined up to $1,000. Instead, White House deputy counsel Stefan Passantino claimed the whole thing was just an accident.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lawfare: Trump Administration Is Going To War Over California's Nonsense Immigration Law
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:12
Nevertheless, Brown warned: "This is basically going to war against the state of California, the engine of the American economy". But he also blasted Sessions for making "wild accusations" and willfully misrepresenting California's laws and its intentions.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Iran's missile programme 'not a threat' to any country
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:10
Despite their differences, Iran has welcomed French efforts to re-engage economically and politically. Despite Le Drian's tough talk on missiles, France remains firmly behind the agreement.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Broadcom Pledges 5G Investment to Win Qualcomm Deal Approval
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:10
Broadcom shareholders are expected to vote on the move in early May. Broadcom said it is cooperating with the investigation. Broadcom's shares were up slightly at $247.90.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Opioid Epidemic Continues To Worsen, Spike In Overdoses Nationwide
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:10
However, the CDC says it's seeing its highest-ever opioid-related death rates. They can serve as important links for follow up for opioid use disorder.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mark Cuban Investigated for Alleged Sexual Assault in 2011
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:09
The alleged assault took place at the Barrel Room nightclub in the Old Town neighborhood on the night of April 22, 2011. The claim is that Cuban allegedly thrust his hand down the back of her trousers and " penetrated her vagina ".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top UN Panel Links Russia to Potential War Crime in Syria
Mar 08, 2018 - 02:08
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed dire assessments of the humanitarian situation in the enclave as "ridiculous lies". Turkey sent troops into the Afrin enclave on January 20 to drive out Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers to be terrorists.

Texas Democrats energized by early voting numbers
Mar 07, 2018 - 12:05
Gina said, "It can't be surprising the number of women running, the number of women color running". Kobilansky, a nurse practitioner, wants "to see a complete change in the top of the government".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top LSU's DJ Chark runs fastest 40 among receivers at National Football League combine
Mar 07, 2018 - 12:04
The fastest 40 run at the combine by a player with Alabama football roots was turned in by Arizona Cardinals wide receiver J.J. The run-stuffing defensive tackle showed he's also an athlete, and could have some untapped pass-rushing prowess in his game.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jeff Sessions to make 'major sanctuary jurisdiction announcement' tomorrow in Sacramento
Mar 07, 2018 - 12:01
He is expected to speak to law enforcement officials in the state's capital Wednesday, just hours after the U.S. The Supreme Court sided with the Obama administration by striking down major provisions of that law in 2012.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tiffany Haddish, Swizz Beatz And Other Proud Eritrean Stars
Mar 07, 2018 - 12:00
It's a great look for her, and wearing the dress multiple times makes her totally relatable. "I gotta pay for these dresses". The two actresses hugged and Haddish even curtsied to Streep before sprinting back to finish her interview .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top What Changing Religions Will Mean For Meghan Markle And Her Family
Mar 07, 2018 - 11:55
The former servant to the late Diana, Princess of Wales revealed that Harry , 33, may be the one who desires children the most. But on the small screen she's been a key part of helping to make Suits a big success and the show gave her her big break.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Coco wins Best Animated Feature Oscar
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:52
Coco centers on a 12-year-old boy who calls the help of his late great-great-grandfather to rescue him from the land of the dead . Share this article: The Disney/Pixar animated feature " Coco " has been touted as the entertainment giant's love song to Mexico.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jordan Peele Becomes First African-American to Win Best Original Screenplay
Mar 06, 2018 - 02:49
Peele shared that he stopped writing the script "20 times" because he thought it would be impossible to get the film made. It seems the magnitude of his win only hit after the show, when Peele tweeted: 'I just won an Oscar .