• George Walton Lucas was born in Modesto, California . His father, George Walton Lucas, Sr., ran a stationery store and owned a small walnut orchard and was mainly of British and Swiss heritage. His mother, Dorothy Ellinore Bomberger Lucas, was a member of a prominent Modesto family (one of her cousins is the mother of former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman ) and was mainly of German and Scots-Irish heritage.
• After graduating with a bachelor of fine arts in film in 1966, he drifted a little, trying to figure out what to do next. He tried joining the Air Force as an officer, but was turned down because of his numerous speeding tickets. He was later drafted by the Army, but tests showed he had diabetes , which killed his paternal grandfather. Lucas was prescribed medication for the disease and does not seem to have required insulin. In 1967, Lucas re-enrolled as a USC graduate student in film production
Little Darth Vader Meets James Earl Jones After starring in the most popularcommercial of the Super Bowl and unmasking himself on the Today Show, little actorMax Page went to Driving Miss Daisy on to meet the original Darth Vader.
George Lucas has said he would "absolutely never" be tempted to make another Star Wars movie.
If theres one thing George Lucas knows about, its about space and the destruction of planets. After all, the man single-handedly built a moon-sized space station capable of obliterating planets the magnitude of Alderaan. And were not even talking fully operational here! by: James Wallace January 19th, 2011
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