Earlier than Mark Hamill was placing his appearing abilities to good use on the large display screen, he was working towards his craft on quick meals prospects.
Whereas showing on an episode of The Late Late Present with James Corden on Tuesday, the Star Wars actor, 67, revealed that he was as soon as fired from his job at Jack within the Field for impersonating the quick meals chain’s mascot, Jack Field the clown.
Corden and Hamill started speaking about working within the meals service business after Bradley Whitford, who was additionally a visitor on Tuesday’s present, advised the story of how he met Hamill in 1981 when he stopped into the restaurant the place Whitford was working as a waiter. Whitford stated Hamill had “tipped like a banshee” and was very variety. Hamill admitted it was as a result of he too had relied on suggestions as a waiter at one level in his life.
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“Were you a good waiter?” Corden requested. “I tried,” Hamill stated. “I was at all times looking for the theatrical points of it. I really labored proper down the road right here at Jack within the Field and I was within the again on a regular basis, making shakes and minding the grill. I at all times aspired to work the window, the drive-thru. And the one probability I had at it, it by no means occurred to me not to be in character because the Jack within the Field clown.”
Hamill then carried out a creepy impression of a clown asking, “What’s your order?”
Sadly, his supervisor didn’t suppose his impression was as humorous because the Late Late Present viewers did. “He told me to go home and never come back,” Hamill stated.
“Fired from Jack in the Box?” Corden requested. “Fired for being in character,” Hamill confirmed.
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Hamill and Whitford aren’t the one celebrities who began their careers by working within the meals service business. See right here for all the celebrities who’ve labored in quick meals eating places together with Chris Pratt, Jenna Fischer and extra.