So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause. ~ GEORGE LUCAS
Director George Lucas was born on May 14, 1944, in Modesto, California. He grew up in the suburbs, which inspired his 1973 film American Graffiti. He studied cinematography at the University of Southern California and caught Francis Ford Coppola’s eye. Coppola helped him enter the film business. He’s best known for directing the Star Wars movies and Indiana Jones series.