Willard Huyck


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Birth Name: Willard Huyck
Born: 09/08/1945

Willard Huyck perhaps remains best known for his Oscar-nominated screenplay to George Lucas' autobiographical feature "American Graffiti" (1973), which was crafted in collaboration with his wife Gloria Katz. The pair went on to had far less success as a director. Huyck and Katz have written such enduring Hollywood films as "American Graffiti" (1973), and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984), but as a co-writer and director he has been responsible for one of the most disastrous releases of all time -- "Howard the Duck". Huyck began in the entertainment business after being graduated from USC, starting as reader for Larry Gordon, then head of American-International Pictures. In 1969, ... Continue Bio >>


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