FILM DIRECTOR

George Lucas

1944 - Today

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George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and entrepreneur. Lucas is best known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, Lucasfilm Games, and Industrial Light & Magic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Lucas has received more than 13,123,229 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 99 in 2019). George Lucas is the 30th most popular film director (down from 29th in 2019), the 198th most popular biography from United States (down from 189th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Film Director.

George Lucas is most famous for creating the Star Wars franchise.

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  • 13M

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  • 78.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 101

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, George Lucas ranks 30 out of 1,580Before him are Konstantin Stanislavski, François Truffaut, Michelangelo Antonioni, Pedro Almodóvar, David Lynch, and Quentin Tarantino. After him are Ken Loach, Billy Wilder, Fritz Lang, Roberto Rossellini, Krzysztof Kieślowski, and Wim Wenders.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1944, George Lucas ranks 5Before him are Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas, Ban Ki-moon, and Gerhard Schröder. After him are Jeff Beck, Barry White, Joe Cocker, Miloš Zeman, Jimmy Page, Rutger Hauer, and Alexander Van der Bellen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Lucas ranks 198 out of 15,968Before him are Johnny Depp (1963), Edward Hopper (1882), Charles Sanders Peirce (1839), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), and Tom Cruise (1962). After him are Orson Welles (1915), Denzel Washington (1954), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Emily Dickinson (1830), B. F. Skinner (1904), and Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George Lucas ranks 8Before him are Martin Scorsese (1942), Stanley Kubrick (1928), Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), David Lynch (1946), and Quentin Tarantino (1963). After him are Brian De Palma (1940), John Ford (1894), Sydney Pollack (1934), Tim Burton (1958), Chuck Jones (1912), and Terry Gilliam (1940).

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