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George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional race-car driver. However, a terrible car accident just after his ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 40 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Untitled Star Wars Project (characters) (announced)
  Indiana Jones 5 (characters) (announced)
  Star Wars: Episode IX (characters) (announced)
 2015 Star Wars: Episode VII (characters) (filming)
 2013 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Star Wars and Star Wars characters by)
 2009 Lawrence Jones and the King Salomon's Table (Short) (characters: Jones' family)
 2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (characters and universe)
 2006 Star Wars: Extintion (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2002 Star Wars: Episode II - The Attack of the Clones (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 Star Wars: Episodio Pi - Sithspotting (Short) (characters)
 1999 The Dark Redemption (Short)
 1994 Radioland Murders (story)
 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (characters) / (story)
 1988 Willow (story)
 1986 Captain EO (Short) (screenplay)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (story)
 1979 More American Graffiti (characters)
 1973 American Graffiti (written by)
 1971 THX 1138 (earlier screenplay) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Filmmaker (Documentary short) (writer)
 1967 6-18-67 (Short documentary)
 1967 The Emperor (Documentary short)
 1967 Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (Short) (written by)
 1966 1:42.08 (Documentary short)
 1966 Freiheit (Short) (as Lucas)
 1966 Herbie (Short)
 1965 Look at Life (Short)
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Wrote preface for book "George Lucas's Blockbusting," edited by Alex Ben Block and Lucy Autrey Wilson. New York: George Lucas Books/It Books/HarperCollins, ISBN 978-0-06-177889-6. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 21 Interviews | 26 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Gentle George | George | George L. | Lucas

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on critics] "You have to have a thick enough skin to cope with the criticism. I'm very self-critical and I have a lot of friends that I trust who are film directors and writers and people in my profession. I trust them to be extremely critical but I trust their opinion; their opinion is thoughtful, knowledgeable. I also know them personally so I know the psychological slant they are putting on ... See more »

Trivia:

Won the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. See more »

Trademark:

Letters/numbers THX-1138 (name of his first "real" movie) appears in many films: The licence plate number on Milner's deuce coupe in American Graffiti (1973) was THX 138. A battle droid who captures Jar Jar Binks and the Gungans has the number 1138 written on his back. In Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Luke Skywalker said (with reference to Chewbacca) "Prisoner transfer from cell ... See more »

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