George Lucas

Film Producer / Film Director / Cinematographer / Screenwriter / Actor / Writer / Executive Producer / Businessperson | * 05/14/1944 (75) | Modesto, California, USA
George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American Filmmaker and entrepreneur. Lucas is known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic. He served as chairman of Lucasfilm before selling it to The Walt Disney Company in 2012. After graduating from the University of Southern California in 1967, Lucas co-founded American Zoetrope with Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola. Lucas wrote and directed THX 1138 (1971), based on his earlier student short Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB, which was a critical success but a financial failure. His next work as a writer-director was the film American Graffiti (1973), inspired by his youth in early 1960s Modesto, California, and prod... ()
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Arguably the most important film innovator in the history of the medium, George Lucas continually "pushed the envelope" of filmmaking technology since his early days as a student at U.S.C. Considered a wunderkind by his contemporaries, he had a much harder time communicating his vision to studio executives, whose meddling managed to compromise each of his first three feature directing efforts in some way. The monumental success of "Star Wars" (1977) ushered in the era of the "summer blockbuster," which, despite the later popularity of low budget independent films, was still the prevailing mentality powering the Hollywood engine. Though he set the tone and established the expectations which influenced studios to devote the bulk of their resources to films designed to blast off into hyperspace for spectacular profits, it was doubtful that a film as revolutionary as "Star Wars" was in its day could get made in the later blockbuster assembly line climate of the new millennium.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Adventure | Action

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Awards & Nominations for George Lucas

Inkpot Award California Hall of Fame National Medal of Arts Kennedy Center Honors Disney Legends AFI Life Achievement Award Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame Fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

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Movies with George Lucas as Actor(68)

as himself2017 Spielberg
as himself2017 Laddie
as himself2014 Face of Unity
as himself2013 Milius
as himself2012 Side by Side
as Himself (archive footage)2012 On Set With "Raiders Of The Lost Ark"
as Himself (archive footage)2010 The People vs. George Lucas
as George Lucas2007 Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed
as himself2007 Heckler
as himself2007 The Pixar Story
as himself2007 Star Warriors
as himself2007 Fog City Mavericks
as Himself (voice)2007 Robot Chicken: Star Wars
as himself2006 The Sci-Fi Boys
as Baron Papanoida (uncredited)2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
as himself2005 Alien Planet
as himself2004 Tell Them Who You Are
as Himself (archive footage)2000 Kurosawa
as himself1997 Anatomy of a Dewback
as Disappointed Man1994 Beverly Hills Cop III
as Man Kissing on Bridge (uncredited)1991 Hook
as Missionary (uncredited)1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
as Himself (voice)1968 Filmmaker
as Army Captain1967 The Emperor

TV Shows/Series with George Lucas as Actor(4)

Movies with George Lucas as Crew(131)

Writing/Characters2021 Indiana Jones 5
Writing/Characters2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Writing/Characters2019 Obi Wan: A Star Wars Story
Writing/Characters2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story
Writing/Original Concept2018 Vader: Episode 1 - Shards of the Past
Writing/Characters2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Writing/Characters2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Production/Executive Producer2015 Strange Magic
Writing/Story2015 Strange Magic
Writing/Characters2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Writing/Characters2014 Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars
Production/Executive Producer2012 Red Tails
Production/Executive Producer2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Production/Executive Producer2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Writing/Characters2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Crew/Thanks2007 Sicko
Production/Executive Producer2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Production/Executive Producer1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Writing/Story1994 Radioland Murders
Production/Executive Producer1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Writing/Characters1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Production/Executive Producer1988 Willow
Writing/Story1988 Willow
Production/Executive Producer1988 The Land Before Time
Production/Executive Producer1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Production/Executive Producer1987 Star Tours
Writing/Writer1986 Captain EO
Production/Executive Producer1986 Labyrinth
Production/Executive Producer1986 Howard the Duck
Production/Executive Producer1986 Inside the Labyrinth
Production/Executive Producer1985 The Ewok Adventure
Writing/Story1985 The Ewok Adventure
Production/Executive Producer1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Writing/Screenplay1985 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
Production/Producer1985 Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
Crew/Thanks1985 Return to Oz
Production/Executive Producer1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Production/Executive Producer1983 Twice Upon a Time
Writing/Screenplay1983 Return of the Jedi
Writing/Story1983 Return of the Jedi
Production/Executive Producer1983 Return of the Jedi
Writing/Characters1982 Return of the Ewok
Production/Executive Producer1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark
Editing/Editor1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark
Writing/Story1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark
Production/Executive Producer1980 Kagemusha
Crew/Thanks1980 Black Angel
Writing/Story1980 The Empire Strikes Back
Production/Executive Producer1980 The Empire Strikes Back
Editing/Editor1980 The Empire Strikes Back
Writing/Characters1979 More American Graffiti
Production/Executive Producer1979 More American Graffiti
Writing/Characters1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special
Directing/Director1977 Star Wars
Production/Executive Producer1977 Star Wars
Writing/Writer1977 Star Wars
Directing/Director1973 American Graffiti
Writing/Screenplay1973 American Graffiti
Directing/Director1971 Bald: The Making of 'THX 1138'
Editing/Editor1971 THX 1138
Writing/Screenplay1971 THX 1138
Directing/Director1971 THX 1138
Directing/Director1968 Filmmaker
Writing/Writer1968 Filmmaker
Camera/Director of Photography1968 Filmmaker
Editing/Editor1968 Filmmaker
Sound/Sound Recordist1968 Filmmaker
Directing/Director1967 Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB
Directing/Director1967 The Emperor
Directing/Director1967 6-18-67
Writing/Writer1967 6-18-67
Crew/Cinematography1967 6-18-67
Editing/Editor1967 6-18-67
Directing/Director1966 1:42.08
Directing/Director1966 Freiheit
Directing/Director1966 Herbie
Writing/Writer1966 Herbie
Directing/Director1965 Look at Life
Editing/Editor1965 Look at Life

TV Shows/Series with George Lucas as Crew(7)

Writing/Characters2019 The Mandalorian
Writing/Characters2018 Star Wars Resistance
Writing/Characters2014 Star Wars Rebels
Production/Producer2003 Star Wars: Clone Wars
Production/Producer1985 Star Wars: Ewoks
Production/Producer1985 Star Wars: Droids

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: George Lucas
Born: Sunday, 05/14 1944 (May) in Modesto (current age: 75 years + 69 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Southern California, Downey High School, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Net worth estimate: 5,000,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Mellody Hobson, Marcia Lucas
Student of: Lester Novros
Other names for George Lucas (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"George Walton Lucas Jr."
"Джордж Лукас"
"จอร์จ ลูคัส"
"조지 루카스"
"جورج لوكاس"
George Lucas frequently works together with these people:
Ben Burtt (37x, Crew)
Steven Spielberg (32x, Crew)
Harrison Ford (27x, Actor)
John Williams (25x, Crew)
Anthony Daniels (22x, Actor)
David Tattersall (21x, Crew)
Janet Hirshenson (20x, Crew)
Chris Bines (20x, Actor)
Jane Jenkins (19x, Crew)
Seth MacFarlane (9x, Actor)
Alex Borstein (8x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:147, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/19/2019