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George Takei

George Takei
George Takei in 2011.
Personal information
Birth nameGeorge Hosato Takei
Birth dateApril 20, 1937(age 79)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1958 present
SpouseBrad Altman (2008 present)

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George Hosato Takei Altman (-entəˈkeɪ ; born April 20, 1937) is an American actor, best known for his role in the television series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the . He is a proponent of gay rights and active in state and local politics as well as continuing his acting career. He has won several awards and accolades in his work on human rights and Japanese American relations, including his work with the Japanese American National Museum.

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