George Lucas

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George Lucas in 2009.

George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944 in Modesto, California) is an American movie director, producer, and screenwriter most famous for his Star Wars and Indiana Jones movie series.

He also directed the movies THX 1138 (1970) and American Graffiti (1973). He made the Indiana Jones series with Steven Spielberg. He is also an innovator for what he has done with special effects, and has founded companies that make not only movies, but also things like video games, theme park rides, and TV shows.

Lucas founded the Pixar animation studio and later sold it to Steve Jobs in 1986 for $10 million.[1]

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He has three children: Katie, Amanda and Jett Lucas (born 1993). Jett is has had cameo appearances in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith as "Zett Jukassa".

Lucas began dating Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments and chair of DreamWorks Animation, in 2006.[2][3][4] Lucas and Hobson announced their engagement in January 2013,[5] and married on June 22, 2013 at Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California.[6]

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