George Lucas Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 7 pages of information about the life of George Lucas.
This section contains 2,099 words
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the George Lucas Biography

Encyclopedia of World Biography on George Lucas

American filmmaker George Lucas (born 1944) was responsible for the creation of a number of the most profitable movies in history, including the Star Wars and Indiana Jones trilogies. Lucas is also responsible for many technical innovations in filmmaking, especially special effects.

Lucas was born in Modesto, California on May 14, 1944, the only son among George and Dorothy Lucas's four children. His father sold office supplies and equipment and owned a walnut farm. George Lucas Sr. found his son difficult to understand and quite stubborn. Lucas enjoyed racing cars and was the proud owner of a suped-up Fiat in high school. He was not a good student, and barely made passing grades. Shortly before graduating from high school, Lucas was involved in a serious car accident and nearly died from his injuries. With broken ribs, Lucas spent three months in the hospital. This experience seriously affected his outlook on life...

(read more)

This section contains 2,099 words
(approx. 7 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the George Lucas Biography
Copyrights
Encyclopedia of World Biography
George Lucas from Encyclopedia of World Biography. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook