Mark Hamill on how his 'Star Wars' co-star Carrie Fisher is always 'looking over me'

PHOTO: Star Wars star, Mark Hamill appears on ABCs The View, March 27, 2018. PlayABC
WATCH 'Star Wars' icon Mark Hamill says Carrie Fisher is always 'looking over me'

It's been more than a year since the world suddenly lost the iconic actress Carrie Fisher at the age of 60.

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But her "Star Wars" co-star and "space twin," Mark Hamill, says she is somehow still looking over him since her death in late 2016.

It took a few days for Hamill to notice but on the wall in his London hotel room was a piece of art featuring a caricature wearing what looked like Princess Leia's famous buns. It wasn't clear if the artwork was actually tied to "Star Wars" or not.

"And I thought, 'She’s been looking over me the whole time,'" Hamill explained today on "The View." He added, "That’s the feeling, she’s always with us."

Hamill regaled the audience and "The View" hosts with other stories involving the late actress, including how she was always two steps ahead of everyone else.

PHOTO: Star Wars trilogy costars Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher circa 1980. Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis via Getty Images
Star Wars trilogy costars Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher circa 1980.

In one instance, Hamill said Fisher showed the depth of her knowledge and understanding when the gang all found out they would be coming back for another "Star Wars" trilogy a few years ago.

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas told Fisher, Hamill and Harrison Ford that there was a new trilogy happening and if they didn’t want to do it, they wouldn’t recast their characters.

"Carrie went [immediately] ‘I’m in!’" Hamill said. "I was like [stoic], but inside I’m like [freaking out]. I said, 'Carrie, Poker face! ... You have to play hard to get."

Hamill said his dear friend turned to him and replied, "Mark, what kinds of parts are there for women in Hollywood over 50?"

PHOTO: Star Wars star, Mark Hamill appears on ABCs The View, March 27, 2018. ABC
Star Wars star, Mark Hamill appears on ABC's The View, March 27, 2018.

"Again, miles ahead of me," he said. "She understood how you have to embrace the real estate you occupy. She came to see me on Broadway [years ago], and said what’s with your B.S. bio … you don’t even mention the movies by name."

Hamill thought the critics in New York City didn't care about "Star Wars."

"She said I'm Princess Leia, you’re Luke Skywalker, get used to it and get over yourself," he added. "Again she leads the way."

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