Acted in "Eye" segment of "John Carpenter Presents Body Bags" (Showtime)
Again played Luke for second sequel "The Return of the Jedi," directed by Richard Marquand
Made Broadway debut as John Merrick in "The Elephant Man"
Grew up in California, Virginia, New York, and Japan
Played David Bradford on pilot episode of "Eight Is Enough" (ABC); succeeded in role by Grant Goodeve
Played recurring character of Nurse Jessie Brewer's teenaged nephew on ABC daytime drama "General Hospital"
Portrayed Ken Newkirk in Richard Donner's "Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic" (NBC), starring Linda Blair
Spotted by an agent while appearing in the play "Anthems"
Made TV movie debut in NBC "Hallmark Hall of Fame" production "Eric"
Breakthrough screen role in debut feature, played hero Luke Skywalker in George Lucas' classic "Star Wars"
Portrayed the villain in "Hamilton," based on two Jan Guillou novels about Swedish super-agent Carl Hamilton (Peter Stormare)
Reprised role of Luke Skywalker role for sequel "The Empire Strikes Back," directed by Irvin Kershner
Returned to Broadway playing Mozart in "Amadeus"
Co-produced and acted in "Watchers Reborn"
Had title role in Broadway production of "The Nerd"
Played recurring role on early seasons of "One Day at a Time" (CBS)
Made primetime series debut as teenager Doobie Wheeler on short-lived ABC sitcom "The Texas Wheelers"
Reprised voicing the Joker for animated feature "Batman: Mask of the Phantasm"
Returned to big screen after six-year absence, playing a vicious bounty hunter in "Slipstream," a futuristic thriller released theatrically internationally but direct-to-video in the U.S.
Stage musical debut, singing and dancing in short-lived Broadway production "Harrigan 'n' Hart"
Starred in off-Broadway revival of "Room Service," directed by Alan Arkin
Voiced the Joker for Fox animated series "The Adventures of Batman and Robin"
Car accident disfigured face which, despite reconstructive surgery, remained altered
Played nasty villain The Trickster on two episodes of CBS series "The Flash"
Played Richard Greico's time-traveling friend in Showtime movie "When Time Expires"
Provided voice of the Admiral for "Commander Toad in Space,, an episode of "ABC Weekend Specials" combining live action and puppetry
Reteamed with Carpenter for feature remake of "Village of the Damned"
Starred in CD-ROM "Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger"; had previously acted in the interactive game "Gabriel Knight"
TV acting debut, "The Bill Cosby Show" (NBC)
Made voiceover debut in animated feature "Wizards"
Made franchise return in "Star Wars: Episode VII," confirmed by George Lucas
Made directorial debut with "Comic Book: The Movie"; also starred
Co-wrote limited series comic book <i>The Black Pearl</i>