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Willard Huyck

Years active  1969–present
Parents  Willard Miller Huyck Sr.
Spouse  Gloria Katz (m. 1969)

Role  Screenwriter
Name  Willard Huyck
Children  Rebecca Huyck
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Born  September 8, 1945 (age 70) (1945-09-08) Minneapolis, Minnesota
Occupation  Screenwriter, film director
Awards  National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay 1973 American Graffiti New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay 1973 American Graffiti Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Screenplay American Graffiti
Books  Lucky Lady, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Movies  Howard the Duck, Messiah of Evil, Indiana Jones and the Templ, American Graffiti, Best Defense
Similar People  Gloria Katz, George Lucas, Ed Gale, Jeffrey Jones, Paul Le Mat

Willard Huyck (born September 8, 1945) is an American screenwriter, director and producer, best known for his association with George Lucas.

They met as students at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and became members of Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope group of filmmakers. Along with his wife Gloria Katz, Huyck has created the screenplays of films including American Graffiti, Lucky Lady, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Radioland Murders, He also directed four films he co-wrote with Gloria Katz, Messiah of Evil, French Postcards, Best Defense, and Howard the Duck.

Personal life

Huyck married Katz in 1969.

Select Credits

  • Messiah of Evil (1973) - writer
  • Star Wars (1977) - uncredited writer
  • References

    Willard Huyck Wikipedia

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