George Lucas

Celebrity

1944 –

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Who is George Lucas?

George Walton Lucas is an American film producer, screenwriter, director, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm Limited and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful filmmakers.

Famous Quotes:

  • I am simply trying to struggle through life; trying to do God's bidding.
  • A special effect is a tool, a means of telling a story. A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing.
  • The sound and music are 50% of the entertainment in a movie
  • Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.

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Born
May 14, 1944
Modesto
Also known as
  • George Walton Lucas, Jr.
  • Gentle George
  • George L.
  • George Walton Lucas Jr.
  • Lucas
  • Luke
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
  • Methodism
Ethnicity
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Southern California
    Filmmaking
    (1967 - 1967)
  • Modesto's Roosevelt Junior High school
    ( - 1958)
  • Downey High School
  • Modesto Junior College
  • Thomas Downey High School
Employment
  • Founder, Lucasfilm
  • Founder, LucasArts
  • Founder, Industrial Light & Magic
  • Founder, Skywalker Sound
  • Co-Founder, American Zoetrope
  • Chairman and CEO, Lucasfilm
  • Chairman, Edutopia
Lived in
  • Modesto
  • San Anselmo
  • Central Valley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013