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Star Wars George Lucas weds Mellody Hobson

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Wedding guests Oprah, Robert De Niro, and Harrison Ford at Star Wars George Lucas Skywalker Ranch.

Star Wars George Lucas weds Mellody Hobson at his Skywalker Ranch in CA in 2013.

Star Wars George Lucas and Mellody Hobson wedding at Skywalker Ranch. 

MARIN COUNTY, CA. – June 23, 2013.  Star Wars creator George Lucas and Mellody Hobson were married at their Skywalker Ranch.  With their family, friends and celebrity guest attending.

Oprah was at Star Wars George Lucas and Mellody Hobson wedding at Skywalker Ranch.

Skywalker Ranch.

Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro and Harrison Ford were among the 200 guests.  And other celebrity guests were Glenn Close, Calista Flockhart and Quincy Jones.

The bride wore a white dress by Peter Soronen.  And for something blue she chose to carry bright blue roses.

Former New Jersey senator Bill Bradley walked the bride down aisle.  Journalist Bill Moyers officiated the ceremony.  And longtime friend producer Francis Ford Coppola did a reading.

Lucas’ son Jett was his Best Man.  And his daughters, Katie and Amanda were the Bridesmaids.

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg gave a toast at the reception.  And the entertainment performances were by Janelle Monae and Van Morrison.

Lucas and Hobson were engagement was in January 2013.   And the couple had been dating since meeting in 2006.

Hobson is president of Ariel Investments. The firm is one of the largest African American owned companies in the US. She is chairman of the board at Dream Works Animation. And a CBS TV News financial contributor.

Celebrity guests at Star Wars George Lucas and Mellody Hobson wedding.

It is the first marriage for Mellody Hobson, 44. It is the second marriage for George Lucas, 69. His first marriage was to film editor Marcia Lucas from 1969-1983. And Lucas has three adopted children with her.

Lucas and Hobson have a daughter together who was born in 2013.

In 2012, the Lucas film production company was sold to Disney for $4.05 billion. And since then, Lucas has donated most of the money to educational philanthropy.

The same year, Lucas announced his retirement from producing blockbuster type films.  And he now focuses on smaller independent budget features.

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