Mark Hamill was 'blissfully unaware' of 'Star Wars' affair between Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford

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Guess he couldn't feel it in The Force.

Mark Hamill told Entertainment Tonight in a recent interview that he had no clue his Star Wars co-stars Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher were having an affair while the trio was shooting A New Hope in England back in 1976.

Fisher broke the news of the real-life Han and Leia romance in her new book, The Princess Diarist, in which she said the pair had multiple "sleepovers" despite the fact that Ford was married at the time.

The rendezvous between the two stayed secret for almost 40 years and clearly they kept a lid on it during production, too, the 65-year-old Hamill told ET, adding he was "blissfully unaware."

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American actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford on the set of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope written, directed and produced by Georges Lucas. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford on the set of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back directed by Irvin Kershner. (Photo by Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and British Anthony Daniels on the set of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back directed by Irvin Kershner. (Photo by Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actors Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford at a press conference for one of the 'Star Wars' films, circa 1980. (Photo by Maureen Donaldson/Getty Images)
JUN 15 1977, MAY 30 1978, JUN 4 1978; 'Star Wars' has Given three Performers that 'All-Important Break'; Featured in the popular science fantasy movie are, from left, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.; (Photo By Steve Larson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2002: Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher on Fifth Ave outside The Plaza hotel. They were in town for the movie 'Star Wars.' (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
American actors Billy Dee Williams, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill on the set of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back directed by Irvin Kershner. (Photo by Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: (L-R) Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford speak onstage during the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to George Lucas at the Kodak Theatre on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 10: (L-R) Actors Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford pose onstage at the Lucasfilm panel during Comic-Con International 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center on July 10, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: (L to R) Jett Lucas, his father director George Lucas, actors Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and director Steven Spielberg pose at the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award after party at the Highlands on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 08: Journalists take pictures of wax figures of the actors (L-R) Mark Hamill as the Star Wars character Luke Skywalker, Harrison Ford as the Star Wars character Han Solo, Carrie Fisher as the Star Wars character Leia Organa, a Stormtrooper, the Star Wars charakter Darth Vader and another Stormtrooper displayed on the occasion of Madame Tussauds Berlin Presents New Star Wars Wax Figures at Madame Tussauds on May 8, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Clemens Bilan/Getty Images)
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"I was so self-involved at that point, they could've been doing it in front of me and I wouldn't have noticed," Hamill said. "I was single and had my own agenda."

The actor, who is bringing Luke Skywalker back to life yet again for the next Star Wars installment, the still untitled Episode VIII, said it was good people didn't know about the fling at the time, as it may have gotten in the way of production.

"If the relationship doesn't last and you're on a TV series and you got four more seasons to go, it can be really awkward," Hamill said. "It happened to me. I was with a girl [Anne Wyndham] who was playing my sister on a soap opera, General Hospital."

Fisher wrote in her book, which included pages of the journal she kept back in 1976, that she fell hard for Ford even though she was 19 and he was 33 and married. In the end, the affair ended after the movie wrapped. Fisher also noted in her book that a part of her still longs to be with Ford, who is now married to Calista Flockhart. She of course said it wasn't going to happen, though. Fisher also said Ford was likely not pleased she brought their personal life, albeit from a long time ago, to light.

Read more: Carrie Fisher Says She "Ambushed" Harrison Ford With Affair Admission in Book


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