George Pal

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Birthday
1, 1908
Birthplace
Hungary
DEATH DATE
May 2, 1980 (72)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1908
Birthplace
Hungary
DEATH DATE
May 2, 1980 (72)

About

Hungarian animator and film producer known for his science-fiction work. He was the second-most nominated Hungarian exile for the Academy Awards.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts when he was 20.

Trivia

He was known for his acclaimed Puppetoons series from the 1940s.

Family Life

He was married to Zsoka Pal on June 7, 1931.

Associated With

He was an inspiration to George Lucas and his imaginative Star Wars movies.