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|Born||Willard Miller Huyck, Jr.|
September 8, 1945
Willard Miller Huyck, Jr. (born September 8, 1945) is a writer and director who was going to make the animated Howard the Duck film before writing and directing the live-action version. The poor reception of the live film earned him a Razzie nomination.
He was married to Gloria Katz up until her death.
He is most famous for his numerous collaborations with George Lucas.
Other notable works include The Devil's 8, Messiah of Evil, American Graffiti, Star Wars, Lucky Lady, French Postcards, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Best Defense, Mothers, Daughters and Lovers, Radioland Murders, and Secrets of a Hollywood Nurse.