100 Days of Star Wars Trivia – Day 83: Mark Hamill

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Day 83:

Actor Mark Hamill, who portrays farmboy-turned-jedi-knight Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga, turned 64 today. That’s a couple years older than Alec Guinness was when he began work on the original Star Wars film. Like Guinness’ Obi-Wan, Hamill sports a “contractually obligated” beard in episode 7, “The Force Awakens.” His role in the film is one of the mysteries that Director J.J. Abrams has kept safely guarded during and after production.

In the 100 days of Star Wars trivia series, we share 100 unique facts about the Star Wars franchise as we count down the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on December 18, 2015.