This ’90s John Carpenter Horror Gave Us One of Mark Hamill’s Best Roles

While he became a household name thanks to his role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise and his sensational role as the definitive version of the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, Mark Hamill might still have held the record as the world’s most valuable geek.

Between voicing animated characters for various DC and Marvel projects, supporting Comic-Con culture, voicing Chucky in the rebooted version of Child’s Play, lending his voice to countless cartoons and video games, and appearing as himself for many cameo roles, Hamill has represented “geekdom” on the Internet in a way that may even rival Kevin Smith and William Shatner.

However, Hamill is much more than just a “geek hero,” and anyone that doubts that he can also be a great actor needs to see his performance as Reverend George in John Carpenter’s 1995 remake of the horror classic Village of The Damned.

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