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George Takei

George Takei
Born: 4/20/1937
Birthplace: Los Angeles

Takei will likely be forever associated with hit sci-fi series Star Trek. He joined the franchise in 1966 as helmsman Hikaru Sulu and has appeared each of the Star Trek films. He also appeared in The Twilight Zone and The Perry Mason Show during the 1960s. He has performed more recently in films such as The Magic Pearl (1997, animation voiceover), Who Gets the House? (1999), and as secretary of transportation Norman Mineta in the TV movie DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003). In Oct. 2005, Takei announced that he was gay.

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