Who is George Lucas?

  • (noun): United States screenwriter and filmmaker (born in 1944).
    Synonyms: Lucas

George Lucas

George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) 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 directors/producers. When Disney's acquisition closes, Lucas will be Disney's largest shareholder after the estate of Steve Jobs.

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George Lucas, 1st Baron Lucas Of Chilworth
... George William Lucas, 1st Baron Lucas of Chilworth (29 March 1896 – 11 October 1967), was a British businessman and Labour politician ... Lucas was the son of Percy William Lucas of Oxford ... In 1946 he was given a peerage by the Labour government of Clement Attlee as Baron Lucas of Chilworth, of Chilworth in the County of Southampton ...
California Hall Of Fame - Exhibit Highlights (2009) - George Lucas
... George Lucas's second draft of the American Graffiti screenplay, R2-D2, C-3PO, AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, Indiana Jones hat, jacket and whip ...
Look At Life (George Lucas Film)
... Look at Life is a short student film by George Lucas, produced for a course in animation while Lucas was a film student at USC Film School ... This was the first film made by George Lucas ... Zoetrope, which was released on the DVD edition of Lucas's first feature film, THX 1138 ...
List Of Star Wars Books - Cancelled Books - George Lucas's Monsters and Aliens
... Sawyer (25,053 BBY) George Lucas's Monsters and Aliens, Volume 2 by Robert J ... Sawyer (25,053 BBY) George Lucas's Monsters and Aliens, Volume 3 by Robert J ...
Star Wars Expanded Universe - Continuity and Canonicity
... to be a continuation, and an expansion, on the six Star Wars theatrical films produced by George Lucas from 1977–2005 ... that a teams' sole job at Lucasfilm is maintaining continuity between Lucas's films, and the EU, which is written by many other authors and artists, many times out of order, and with many different ideas ... Lucas, however, was free to go in any direction he wishes in his films to tell the story he intends ...

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    Vader was seduced by the dark side of the Force.
    —George Lucas (b. 1944)