George Takei

George Takei

George Takei is an American actor and activist, best known for his role as Starfleet officer Hikaru Sulu in the original 'Star Trek' series and movies. Takei has become a geek god over the years, thanks mostly to social media - he has over 1 million fans on Facebook, and not all of them are Trekkies. He is an ardent gay rights advocate and often posts satiric public service announcements, including one responding to Tennessee’s "Don’t Say Gay" bill in which Takei offers the tag line, "It’s OK to be Takei."

About George Takei

George Hosato Takei (April 20, 1937) is an American actor and author, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS_Enterprise in the television series Star Trek. He also portrayed the character in 6 Star Trek feature films and in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager. He is a proponent of gay rights and active in state and local politics as well as continuing his acting career.

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