George Lucas Overview

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Born: May 14, 1944

Race car driving's loss was cinema's gain after George Lucas gave up an early passion for competitive car racing following a serious crash. The course he took to get where he is now saw him attending film school at the University of Southern California where he turned out several prize-winning short films, including THX-1138: 4EB/Electronic Labyrinth. He later shot a longer version of that film for his first feature, while the title was shortened to THX 1138. While his... See All

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