facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

George Lucas wins Daytime Emmy Award

June 16, 2013 at 10:09 PM   |   Comments

1 of 3
| License Photo
LOS ANGELES, June 16 (UPI) -- Writer-director-producer George Lucas won a Daytime Emmy Award in Los Angeles Sunday night for his animated series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."

Carrie Fisher, a recovering alcoholic and drug addict who played the iconic role of Princess Leia in Lucas' original three "Star Wars" blockbusters, introduced the nominees in the Best Special Class Animated Program category, teasing Lucas and awards ceremony guest and rocker Ozzy Osbourne about the connection between doing drugs and creating great animation.

Lucas took to the stage and thanked the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for awarding him his career-first Emmy.

"We've been out there for a while and we're very proud to finally get an Emmy," Lucas said of the series, which premiered in 2008 and has run for five seasons.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kylie Jenner taking vocal lessons, planning singing career Kylie Jenner taking vocal lessons, planning singing career
2
Gisele Bundchen, Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne march at Chanel's feminist rally Gisele Bundchen, Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne march at Chanel's feminist rally
3
James Franco talks dating, says he's 'shy' around women James Franco talks dating, says he's 'shy' around women
4
Quentin Tarantino to shoot 'The Hateful Eight' in Colorado Quentin Tarantino to shoot 'The Hateful Eight' in Colorado
5
50 Cent details reality series 'Dream School' 50 Cent details reality series 'Dream School'
Trending News
x
Feedback