Mark Hamill, This One’s for You!

Since 1977, the name Mark Hamill has become synonymous with George Lucas’ space opera epic Star Wars. He’s also enjoyed a long tenure as The Clown Prince of Crime, voicing The Joker in Batman: The Animated Series and several other DC properties.

But did you know that in the social media age, The Hamster is probably most recognised as the best thing to ever happen to Twitter? Mark Hamill has carved out a new niche for himself by surprising, delighting, and even trolling his millions of fans in the Twitter-verse.

Yesterday, we tweeted this out: 

And to our surprise, Mark Hamill replied with: 

So, as promised, here’s our VOX Voice article on why Mark Hamill is the best thing to happen to Twitter:

5. He’s MASTERED the Art of Trolling

Whether you’re trying to get Star Wars spoilers out of him or just trying your luck to get a response from Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill seems to always have the best responses in store. Just look at these hilarious replies:

4. He Always Makes Time for His Fans

Despite having over 3.6 million followers on Twitter, Mark makes time for his fans. Whether he’s liking the countless Tweets he receives every day or replying to them with hilarious puns, you never feel alone when you tweet @HamillHimself. 

3. He’s Probably One of the Most Humble People in Hollywood

He could be giving someone a “shout out for no particular reason” on what happens to be their birthday, or giving two thumbs up to films like Joker, Jojo Rabbit, and Knives Out. You’ll always find Mark Hamill recognising others for their talent and hard work. 

2. He Uses His Platform to Spread Positivity

While Star Wars is adored by millions of fans around the world, there are a select few that choose to spend their time senselessly arguing and debating over the smallest details. Instead of encouraging the fighting, Mark voices his thoughts on the matter with poignant Tweets like:

He also regularly speaks out against corruption and injustice and supports equal rights, the environment, endangered species and countless charities.

1. This Entire Video

‘Nuff said.

Well Mr. Hamill, we did it. We hope you enjoyed this short, yet heartfelt article about why you’re the best thing about Twitter! May the Force be with you.