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Gentle George | George | George L. | Lucas
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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On the making of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977): "When you're directing, you have to get up at four thirty [A.M], have breakfast at five, leave the hotel at six, drive an hour to location, start shooting at eight, and finish shooting around six. Then you wrap, go to your office, and set up the next day's work. You get back to the hotel about eight or nine, hopefully get a bite to eat, ...
His script for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977) was turned down by every major Hollywood studio, the reason being that no one would want to see it. In a last ditch attempt, Lucas approached 20th Century Fox who decided to go ahead with the script even though they were convinced it would flop. Star Wars ended up becoming the highest grossing movie ever released at that time.
His stories often feature older, more experienced characters educating younger ones.