After watching the auditions for a while, he realized that Hamill, his friend, would be perfect for the role of Luke Skywalker.
He suggested to Hamill that he audition for the role; Hamill did, and won the role.
For both of the sequels, Hamill was honored with the Saturn Award for Best Actor given by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Hamill reprised the role of Luke Skywalker for the radio dramatizations of both Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back.
For the Return of the Jedi radio drama, the role was played by a different actor.
Follow the show on Facebook and Twitter Series Summary Ichabod Crane awakes from the throes of death 250 years in the future where he must solve a mystery dating back to the founding fathers.
Due to a blood spell cast on a battlefield during the Revolution, the infamous headless horseman is revived along with Crane, and the murderous rider embarks on a bloody rampage in present-day Sleepy Hollow.
Ichabod realizes that he must act quickly, for the headless horseman is only the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Detective Abbie Mills, a woman familiar with supernatural experiences, forms a bond with Crane as they try to stop an increasingly vicious cycle of evil.
Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor and writer best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series.
Hamill also starred in the films Corvette Summer (1978) and The Big Red One (1980).