Actor Mark Hamill has enjoyed many roles over his career, but one role he didn’t play is that of a Darth Vader modeled after President Donald Trump.

SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON’S “ORANGE VADER” WAS NOT MARK HAMILL

Hamill, best known as Luke Skywalker from the Star Wars films, is always one to tease his fans. Some of his latest teases concerned him appearing at the recent San Diego Comic-Con in costume.

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Some attendees noticed an “Orange Vader” roaming around, donning a wig reminiscent of Trump’s hair and a golf club that ejected out of a lightsaber. His polo shirt’s slogan — “Make the Death Star Great Again” — drove the outfit’s inspiration home.

Hamill did previously post on Instagram saying that he would be attending the convention in a disguise and he’s made cracks about the sitting president before, even implying Trump is a worse person than Vader, so it wasn’t an illogical conclusion to assume Hamill was behind the mask.

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A fan took a picture with the Orange Vader, believing it to be Hamill to be the culprit. Initially, he played along with the notion that he was portraying the supervillain, even pinning the folowing tweet to his Twitter profile on Monday:

A few hours later, Hamill came clean and admitted he did not perform this cosplay:

Orange Vader was in fact a California native named James Cherry, with a newspaper confirming he wore the same outfit last year.

Some fans have expressed disappointment that it wasn’t actually Hamill, but he responded with the sage-like wisdom of George Costanza of Seinfeld fame:

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