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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 38 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

"Star Wars: Episode I--Attack of the Clones": A published screenplay with storyboard drawings. 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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[About THX 1138 (1971)] My first film was a parable about the way we are living our lives today. I realize it was a rather depressing statement. People really weren't interested in a depressing statement. Being a pessimist doesn't seem to accomplish anything. See more »

Trivia:

He made what was at the time an unusual deal for the film, Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Paramount financed the film's entire $20 million budget. In exchange, Lucas would own over 40% of the film and collect almost half of the profits after the studio a grossed a certain amount. It turned out to be a very lucrative deal for Lucas. Paramount executive Michael Eisner said that he felt the script ... See more »

Trademark:

Science fiction and fantasy themes in his films See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Lucas has sold Lucas Film and Star Wars to Disney kswiston
You just crushed his spirit boonose
So that's why he sold his company! SwalesFilm
Happy Birthday George Lucas! bayardhiler
Will he get any money at all for the upcoming star wars movie onemanbond
Is there an Episode VII imdb page yet? jtalknow
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