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George Lucas Biography and Profile

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George Lucas Profile

Famous as: Producer
Birth Name: George Walton Lucas, Jr.
Birth Date: May 14, 1944
Birth place: Modesto, California, United States
Height: 1.70 m
Nationalty: American
Education: Modesto Junior CollegeUniversity of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts
Father: George Walton Lucas, Sr.
Mother: Dorothy Ellinore Lucas
Spouse: Mellody Hobson (m. 2013), Marcia Lucas (m. 1969–1983)
Children:  Amanda Lucas, Katie Lucas,Jett Lucas, Everest Hobson Lucas

George Lucas Biography

George Walton Lucas, Jr. famous as George Lucas is an American director, screenwriter, producer and entrepreneur. He was born on May 14, 1944 in Modesto, California, United States to Dorothy Ellinore Lucas and George Walton Lucas, Sr. He wanted to become a car and motor racer but later he became obsessed with film making. He studied at Modesto Junior College where he studied anthropology, sociology and literature. He later studied at University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. He started his filmmaking career in 1971 when he directed the film THX 1138. He rose to fame and best known for directing Star Wars and indiana Jones. He is the founder of Lucasfilm which he sold to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. During his successful filmmaking career he has been nominated for four Academy Awards. He has married twice. He first married to film editor Marcia Lou Griffin in 1969. In 1981 they adopted a daughter Amanda Lucas and they divorced in 1983. He later adopted two more children as a single parent. In the 1980s he was in relationship with singer Linda Ronstadt. In 2006 he started dating Mellody Hobson who is the president of Ariel Investments and chair of DreamWorks Animation. They announced their engagement in January 2013 and married on June 22, 2013.

George Lucas Filmography

Year Award Film Result
1973 Academy Award American Graffiti Nominated
American Graffiti Nominated
Golden Globe Award American Graffiti Nominated
1978 Academy Award Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Nominated
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Won
Golden Globe Award Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Nominated
Saturn Award Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Won
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Won
1980 Hugo Award Raiders of the Lost Ark Won
1983 Hugo Award Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Won
Saturn Award Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Nominated
1988 Golden Raspberry Award Willow Nominated
1990 Hugo Award Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Won
1999 Golden Raspberry Award Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Nominated
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Nominated
Saturn Award Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Nominated
2002 Golden Raspberry Award Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Nominated
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Won
Saturn Award Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Nominated
2005 Empire Award Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Nominated
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Won
MTV Movie Award Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Nominated
Saturn Award Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Nominated
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Nominated

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