Willard Huyck Movies and Career Information
Sep 08, 1945
Director, Producer and Writer
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 along with others, they became members of a renowned group of amateur filmmakers called The Dirty Dozen. Along with his wife Gloria Katz, Huyck has created the screenplays of films including American Graffiti and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, as well as collaborating with George Lucas on the original Star Wars. He has directed four films, the last being the notorious Howard the Duck (1986). He still writes screenplays and scripts following Howard The Duck including Mothers, Daughters and Lovers, Radioland Murders and the upcoming Secrets of a Hollywood Nurse. His last name is pronounced "Hike."