Willard Huyck

8 Sep 1945

Writer, Director

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."

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Filmography (7 titles)

(movie, 1986)
···Howard the Duck
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1984)
···Best Defense
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Director, Writer
Genre: Adventure, Action
Role: Writer
(movie, 1979)
···More American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Writer
(movie, 1979)
···French Postcards
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1973)
···American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Writer
(movie, 1973)
···Messiah of Evil
Genre: Horror
Role: Director, Writer