Star Wars Actor – Anderson Lucas
Lucas was raised in a dysfunctional family. Subjected to verbal and physical abuse from both sides, he eventually took matters into his own hands at age 10 when he took his father’s handgun and shot him in the face before fleeing and being arrested by police and spending eight years in juvenile detention.
Lucas serves as an attorney at Stern & Eisenberg and handles all aspects of conventional residential mortgage foreclosure actions as well as complex issues regarding commercial and cooperative association mortgages.
Early Life and Education
Lucas came from a dysfunctional family. He had to work for everything he ever owned and was subject to both physical and verbal abuse from both of his parents. At 10, he took his father’s handgun and shot him dead in the eye before running away, only to be caught one week later by police and serve eight years of juvie detention.
Lucas falsely confessed to multiple killings while serving time for murdering his mother, implicating Ottis Toole as being involved. Police claimed this led to dozens of unsolved murders being solved as a result. Lucas suffered from heart conditions and underwent multiple procedures such as balloon procedures to widen narrowed aortas; yet music was always his passion – his teachers even noted its spiritual effect upon them!
Lucas began his film career by appearing in several British movies such as Miracle at Oxford and Session 9. Soon thereafter he gained bigger roles in The Dancer before transitioning into dramas such as American Psycho and The Definite Maybe.
He was also cast in a film based on the life and legacy of Ottis Toole, a notorious cannibal. As Toole, he played both hit-man and cannibal who consumed flesh from victims who fell under his power.
He enjoys playing sports and spending time with his family during his free time, as well as volunteering within his community. With an excellent work ethic and strong project management abilities, he also has excellent creative thinking abilities as well as superior problem-solving capabilities.
Achievement and Honors
Lucas is a member of Anderson University faculty and chairs its business administration department. He earned a doctorate from Indiana University’s higher education administration program. Lucas serves as moderator for Hope Western Baptist Association as well as holding numerous leadership roles in other organizations; additionally he has served on boards including Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas and Anderson Historical Museum Foundation.
As a baseball player, he was part of Austin Peay High School’s back-to-back state championship tournaments for Class AAA in 2007 and 2008. Additionally, he was chosen to participate in the 2007 Junior Sunbelt Tournament with all of its top junior players from Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri.
Lucas has an insatiable passion for music, sports, and family. As part of Beautiful View High School’s Glee Club he met Willow Robinson and Jennifer Williams; in addition to photography he’s an avid traveller, learner and reader.
He has extensive experience representing clients in diverse matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, securities law, equity and convertible debt financings, intellectual property law, joint ventures and joint venture agreements. Furthermore, he is adept at negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts.
He was born with coarctation of the aorta, an extremely dangerous narrowing of the aortic wall that causes high blood pressure and thickening of his left ventricle (heart’s main pumping chamber). Following birth he underwent various procedures at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital to correct it.
Lucas was already worth millions when he sold Star Wars franchise to Disney in 2012, but this deal propelled his net worth into the billions. Since becoming a stockholder of the company in 2013, he now earns around $64 million annually from earnings alone!
Lucas has also been active in philanthropy, founding Edutopia – an organization which encourages creativity and innovation within schools – along with film making.
This organization has provided funding for numerous projects that foster arts, technology and science education in public schools, while offering several programs that assist underserved communities. They have collaborated with celebrities on fundraising projects for various charities as well as made donations to universities and organizations.