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George Lucas

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George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker. Lucas is best known for creating the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and founding Lucasfilm, LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic and THX. He served as chairman of Lucasfilm before selling it to The Walt Disney Company in 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Lucas has received more than 15,667,985 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 101 in 2019). George Lucas is the 30th most popular film director, the 195th most popular biography from United States (up from 198th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Film Director.

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

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Among film directors, George Lucas ranks 30 out of 1,581Before him are Pedro Almodóvar, Bernardo Bertolucci, Michelangelo Antonioni, Konstantin Stanislavski, David Lynch, and Krzysztof Kieślowski. After him are Fritz Lang, Quentin Tarantino, Billy Wilder, Roberto Rossellini, John Ford, and Paul Verhoeven.

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Among people born in 1944, George Lucas ranks 6Before him are Danny DeVito, Gerhard Schröder, Michael Douglas, Ban Ki-moon, and Miloš Zeman. After him are Barry White, Jeff Beck, Alexander Van der Bellen, Reinhold Messner, Rutger Hauer, and Ernő Rubik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Lucas ranks 195 out of 18,182Before him are James Madison (1751), Scatman John (1942), Gary Cooper (1901), John Rawls (1921), Whitney Houston (1963), and John Jay (1745). After him are Alec Baldwin (1958), Samuel P. Huntington (1927), Gene Cernan (1934), Ben Affleck (1972), B. F. Skinner (1904), and Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George Lucas ranks 7Before him are Steven Spielberg (1946), Martin Scorsese (1942), Stanley Kubrick (1928), Woody Allen (1935), Francis Ford Coppola (1939), and David Lynch (1946). After him are Quentin Tarantino (1963), John Ford (1894), Tim Burton (1958), Brian De Palma (1940), Sydney Pollack (1934), and Robert Zemeckis (1952).