2005 George Lucas Tribute
The 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to George Lucas at a Gala Tribute on June 9, 2005, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The Tribute special aired on USA Network on June 20, 2005.
At the Gala Tribute, more than 1,000 guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Lucas. Presenters included C-3PO and R2D2, Chewbacca, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Richard Dreyfuss, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Tom Hanks, Maroon 5, William Shatner, Jimmy Smits, Billy Dee Williams and John Williams. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Lucas by Steven Spielberg.