Gloria Katz

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Gloria Katz
Born (1942-10-25) October 25, 1942 (age 75)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Screenwriter, Film producer
Years active 1973-1994
Spouse(s) Willard Huyck
Awards National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay
1973 American Graffiti
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay
1973 American Graffiti

Gloria Katz (born October 25, 1942) is an American screenwriter and film producer,[1] best known for her association with George Lucas. Along with her husband Willard Huyck, Katz has created the screenplays of films including American Graffiti, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Howard the Duck.[1] Katz is of Jewish descent.[2][3]



  1. ^ a b "Gloria Katz". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Erens, Patricia (1998). The Jew in American Cinema. Indiana University Press. p. 392. ISBN 978-0-253-20493-6. 
  3. ^ McNeil Jr., Donald G. (August 20, 1984). "Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck's Best Defense Against Critics Is Their Screenwriting Track Record". People magazine.  "Gloria is a Jewish Cinderella from Beverly Hills, and Willard is the ultimate WASP."

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