George Lucas
Lucas at the 64th Academy Awards
4 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Born May 14, 1944
Modesto, California, USA

George Lucas 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. 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 successful filmmakers financially.

Special and Honorary Awards

64th Academy Awards, 1991
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award


46th Academy Awards, 1973
Best DirectorAmerican Graffiti
Best Original ScreenplayAmerican Graffiti (shared with Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck)
50th Academy Awards, 1977
Best DirectorStar Wars
Best Original ScreenplayStar Wars