|Net Worth:||$24 Million|
|Born:||October 4, 1945|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
|Source of Wealth:||Film Industry|
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Marcia Lucas is an American film editor and the ex-wife of Star Wars franchise creator George Lucas. She is well known for work including Martin Scorsese’s “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”, “Taxi Driver”, “Star Wars” and more.
As of 2023, Marcia Lucas’s net worth is estimated to be around $24 Million.
Marcia Lou Lucas Net Worth and Success Story (2023 Update)
Early Life & Biography
Marcia Lucas was born on October 4, 1945, in Modesto, California. Her father was an Air Force officer stationed in Stockton, California, during World War II. Her mother worked in an insurance agency when her parents divorced in 1947.
She lived with her stepfamily for two years and moved back to Hollywood, then she returned to North Hollywood to finish high school, and enrolled in chemistry courses at Los Angeles City College while working in a mortgage banking firm.
Marcia’s first job in Hollywood was as a librarian, her then-boyfriend who was working in the Hollywood museum hired her. Then she was eventually promoted up to being an assistant editor.
At that time she was improving her skills and editing promotional films and trailers. Verna Fields, a well-known American film editor at that time asked Sandler Films to send her an assistant editor to help on a project. Marcia was one of the best profiles for that job so she agreed on the offer.
During her work in Hollywood Marcia worked on many projects including “The Rain People” in 1968, “Filmmaker” in 1968, “Medium Cool” in 1969, “THX 1138” in 1971, “American Graffiti”, “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore ”, “Taxi Driver” in 1976, “Star Wars” and more.
After the success of star wars, Marcia decided to place her career on hold and focus on raising her family. While benign with her family she supervised the completion of the interior design and decoration of Skywalker Ranch.
In 1982 Marcia resumed her career and started working on Return of the Jedi as the film’s third editor alongside Duwayne Dunham and Sean Barton. Her last project was the film “No Easy Way” produced in 1996.
Marcia Lou Lucas met George Lucas while he was attending film school at the University of Southern California, they were married in 1969 and they adopted one daughter, Amanda Lucas, who was born in 1981.
In 1983 Marcia asked, to avoid a public negative image they waited until the release of “Return of the Jedi”. On June 13, 1983, George formally announced at Skywalker Ranch that he and Marcia were divorcing.
Marcia later married Tom Rodrigues; they have one daughter, Amy Rodrigues. In 1993 Sudley the couple split up.
Awards & Achievements
Marcia Lucas won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing in 1977 for Star Wars and she was nominated for an Academy Award for her film editing on “American Graffiti” and for a BAFTA Award for best editing on “Taxi Driver”.
Marcia Lucas is an American film editor and the ex-wife of Star Wars franchise creator George Lucas. She contributed a lot to the Star Wars franchise and to other films. As of 2023, Her net worth was estimated to be around $24 Million.