George Lucas is an American film director and producer born in 1944 in Modesto, California. Lucas became mostly known for his series of Star Wars movies as well as the Indiana Jones movie franchise. Other films he has directed or produced include THX 1138, Twice Upon a Time, Latino, and Howard the Duck. Lucas was the founder, chairman, and CEO of Lucasfilm, which he sold it to The Walt Disney Company in 2012. Lucas has won two Saturn Awards, two Hugo Awards, and an Empire Award. He is has four children and is married to Mellody Hobson.