American screenwriter and director, famous for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies


14 May 1944, George Walton Lucas Jr., in Modesto, California
Star Wars, Director


Internet Movie Database: George Lucas


"Star Wars" despots vs. "Star Trek" populists: Why is George Lucas peddling an elitist, anti-democratic agenda under the guise of escapist fun?, by David Brin, Salon, 15 Jun 1999
"... it's grown clear that George Lucas has an agenda, one that he takes very seriously ... Gene Roddenberry's vision loves heroes, but it breaks away from the elitist tradition of princes and wizards who rule by divine or mystical right. ... aren't we the very same culture that produced George Lucas and gave him so many opportunities?"