Profile of George Lucas
George Lucas’s wife Marcia edited American Graffiti and the original Star Wars; the couple were married from 1969-83. Marcia Lucas won an Oscar for editing on the original 1977 Star Wars… George Lucas married businesswoman Mellody Hobson (born 1969) on June 22, 2013. Their daughter, Everest Hobson Lucas, was born via surrogate on August 9, 2013… George Lucas has three other children: A daughter Amanda Lucas (adopted in 1981 with Marcia Lucas), and daughter Katie (b. 1988) and son Jett (b. 1993). Lucas adopted Katie and Jett as a single parent… George Lucas has never won a competitive Academy Award. He was Oscar-nominated as both writer and director for American Graffiti and Star Wars, but did not win either Oscar for either film. However, Lucas was given the Irving G. Thalberg Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Academy in 1991. Also, his firm Industrial Light and Magic won dozens of Oscars and awards for technical achievements between its founding in 1975 and its sale to Disney in 2012.
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