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George Lucas

George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American film producer, screenwriter, director, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm Limited and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist-adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful directors/producers. When Disney's acquisition closes, Lucas will be Disney's largest shareholder after the estate of Steve Jobs.

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    Oh, my. I’d forgotten how much I hate space travel.
    George Lucas (b. 1944)

    When posterity judges our actions here it will perhaps see us not as unwilling prisoners but as men who for whatever reason preferred to remain non-contributing individuals on the edge of society.
    —George Lucas (b. 1944)