George Lucas and Mellody Hobson welcome a baby girl

Star Wars creator George Lucas is a new dad again at age 69.

Photo: The Canadian Press

Photo: The Canadian Press

Move over… Steve Martin? Heh. (Bygones!)

It’s a girl for Star Wars creator George Lucas, 69, and his wife, Mellody Hobson, 44!

Their baby girl, whom they named Everest Hobson Lucas, was delivered via surrogate last Friday, Aug. 9, according to Huffington Post.

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Hmm, Everest is a unique name. What do you think?

Baby Everest is the first biological child for the couple. George also has three adopted children — Amanda, 32, Katie, 25, and Jett, 20.

Mellody (who is chair of Dreamworks Animation, among other lofty things) and George have been together since 2006; they tied the knot last June before a star-studded group of guests at Skywalker Ranch, in California.

Samuel L. Jackson, aka Jedi Mace Windu in the Star Wars movies, had tweeted his excitement for the newlyweds. “Let’s give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his Bride Melodie on This their WEDDING DAY!!” he tweeted. “Congrats!!!!!!”

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Congrats to the family!

xo Haley-O
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