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George Takei

George Hosato Takei Altman (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor of Japanese descent, best known for his role in the television series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Takei, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 20, 1937 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Blazing Samurai 2021-08-27
Known For
Poster of And Then They Came for Us
Poster of Elena of Avalor
Poster of Ava & Lala
Poster of Mulan
Movie Blazing Samurai Ohga 2021-08-27
Movie Woman in Motion Self 2021-02-02
Series Visible: Out On Television Himself 2020-02-14
Series Love Monster Elder Panda (voice) 2020-01-27
Movie The Soul of America Self 2020-10-22
Movie Aliens Stole My Body Phil the Plant (voice) 2020-08-04
Series Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? George Takei (voice) 2019-06-27
Movie Cool Cat's Crazy Dream Himself 2019-07-26
Series The Terror Nobuhiro Yamato / Yamato-san 2018-03-26
Series Star Trek: Short Treks Hikaru Sulu (voice) (archive footage) 2018-10-03
Movie And Then They Came for Us himself 2017-08-01
Movie Yamasong: March of the Hollows Elder Masook 2017-09-10
Movie Allegiance Sam Kimura / Ojii-Chan 2016-12-13
Movie Kubo and the Two Strings Hosato (voice) 2016-08-18
Series Elena of Avalor King Toshi (voice) 2016-07-22
Movie For the Love of Spock Himself 2016-09-09
Movie Star Trek: Inside the Roddenberry Vault Self 2016-12-05
Movie Tab Hunter Confidential Himself 2015-03-15
Series StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson Self 2015-04-20
Movie The Gettysburg Address Self 2015-01-01
Series Fresh Off the Boat Bernard 2015-02-04
Movie Roddenberry's Trek himself 2015-06-05
Movie Entourage George Takei 2015-06-03
Movie Message From Hiroshima Narrator 2015-08-04
Movie Do I Sound Gay? Himself 2015-07-10
Movie To Be Takei Himself 2014-08-22
Series BoJack Horseman Audiobook Narrator (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Eat With Me George 2014-12-05
Movie Ava & Lala Unknown 2014-10-01
Movie The Missing Scarf Narrator 2013-07-13
Movie Free Birds S.T.E.V.E. (voice) 2013-10-30
Movie 8 Dr. William Tam 2012-03-03
Movie Backyard Blockbusters Sulu (archive footage) 2012-08-31
Movie Strange Frame: Love & Sax Tamadamsa (voice) 2012-05-03
Movie Art of Submission Krang 2012-09-21
Movie Space Milkshake Gary (voice) 2012-10-26
Series Supah Ninjas Hattori 'Hologramps' Fukanaga 2011-01-17
Movie These Amazing Shadows Self 2011-01-22
Movie Dark Vengeance Tanaka 2011-10-10
Movie Larry Crowne Dr. Matsutani 2011-06-30
Series Adventure Time Ricardio 2010-04-05
Series Lost Girl Engelram 2010-09-12
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword Old Man Samurai (voice) 2009-04-07
Series Party Down Unknown 2009-03-20
Movie Annul Victory Self 2009-05-02
Movie Toyo's Camera Self 2009-04-11
Series Community Himself (Voice) 2009-09-17
Movie The Pool Boys Maitre D (Joon) 2009-09-30
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Series All Star Mr & Mrs Unknown 2008-04-12
Series Secret Talents of the Stars Unknown 2008-04-08
Movie The Great Buck Howard George Takei 2008-01-18
Movie Ninja Cheerleaders Hiroshi 2008-05-10
Movie Futurama: Bender's Game Himself (voice) 2008-11-03
Movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan George Takei 2008-06-05
Series Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lok Durd 2008-10-03
Series The Suite Life on Deck Rome Tipton 2008-09-26
Movie Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier Himself 2007-02-19
Series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Unknown 2007-03-03
Series Cory In the House Ronald 2007-01-12
Series The Big Bang Theory Self 2007-09-24
Series Chowder Unknown 2007-11-16
Movie 40 Years of Star Trek Himself 2006-01-01
Series Psych George Takei 2006-07-07
Movie Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner Himself 2006-08-20
Series Heroes Kaito Nakamura 2006-09-25
Movie A.I. Assault Major Lane 2006-09-11
Series Avatar: The Last Airbender Warden (voice) 2005-02-21
Series Bring Back... Unknown 2005-05-10
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series Freddie Martin 2005-10-12
Movie How William Shatner Changed The World Himself 2005-11-13
Movie To Boldly Go ... Season One Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie The Eavesdropper Dr. Hsieh 2004-01-01
Movie Birth of a Timeless Legacy Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie Kiss 'N' Tell: Romance in the 23rd Century Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie Mulan II First Ancestor (voice) 2004-11-03
Series Star Trek: Phase II Sulu 2004-10-08
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Himself 2003-02-21
Movie DC 9/11: Time of Crisis Norman Mineta 2003-09-07
Series Alienated Unknown 2003-07-08
Series Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Series Samurai Jack Warrior #4 (voice) 2001-08-10
Series Scrubs George Takei 2001-10-02
Series According to Jim Unknown 2001-10-03
Series Malcolm in the Middle George Takei 2000-01-09
Series Son of the Beach Unknown 2000-03-15
Series Jackie Chan Adventures Unknown 2000-09-09
Series Baby Blues Unknown 2000-07-28
Movie Batman Beyond: The Movie Mr. Fixx (voice) 1999-01-10
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Series Batman Beyond Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie Who Gets the House? Elliott 1999-06-15
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Mulan First Ancestor (voice) 1998-06-18
Movie Bug Buster Dr. Hiro Fujimoto 1998-01-18
Series V.I.P. KOP's Voice / Self 1998-09-26
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie The Best Bad Thing Mr. Yamanaka 1997-05-05
Movie Trekkies Himself 1997-10-18
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Series Space Cases Unknown 1996-03-02
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Movie Oblivion 2: Backlash Doc Valentine 1996-04-02
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Series Hey Arnold! Unknown 1996-10-07
Series Once a Thief Unknown 1996-09-29
Movie William Shatner's Star Trek Memories Himself 1995-01-01
Series Star Trek: Voyager Captain Sulu 1995-01-16
Series Brotherly Love Unknown 1995-09-16
Series In the House Unknown 1995-04-10
Movie Kissinger and Nixon Le Duc Tho 1995-12-10
Series Spider-Man Unknown 1994-11-19
Movie Oblivion Doc Valentine 1994-06-06
Movie Star Trek: A Captain's Log Himself 1994-11-30
Movie Live by the Fist Uncle Coronado 1993-01-01
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Moving Memories Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Unknown 1993-01-27
Movie The Curse of the Dragon Narrator 1993-06-30
Movie Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Special Self 1991-09-28
Series Lightning Force Unknown 1991-10-04
Movie Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Hikaru Sulu 1991-12-06
Movie Blood Oath Vice-Admiral Baron Takahashi 1990-07-26
Movie Return from the River Kwai Lieutenant Tanaka 1989-04-07
Movie Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu 1989-06-09
Series The Simpsons Akira Kurosawa (voice) / Wink (voice) 1989-12-17
Movie The Star Trek Saga: From One Generation To The Next Himself 1988-10-03
Movie Yorktown: A Time to Heal Lt. Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu 1987-07-25
Movie Doctor Who's Who's Who Unknown 1986-08-13
Movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu 1986-11-26
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Movie Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Hikaru Sulu 1984-06-01
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu 1982-06-04
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Movie Star Trek: The Motion Picture Lt. Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu 1979-12-07
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Movie Have I Got a Christmas for You Doctor 1977-12-16
Movie Year of the Dragon Fred Eng 1975-01-15
Series Chico and the Man Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Star Trek: The Animated Series Hikaru Sulu (voice) 1973-09-08
Movie Josie's Castle Ken Tanaka 1971-06-01
Movie Which Way to the Front? Yamashita 1970-09-03
Movie The Green Berets Captian Nim 1968-07-04
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie The Big Mouth Diamond Jeweler (uncredited) 1967-07-12
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie An American Dream Attorney Ord Long 1966-08-31
Movie Walk Don't Run Police Captain 1966-01-01
Series Star Trek Hikaru Sulu 1966-09-08
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Mister Roberts Unknown 1965-09-17
Movie Red Line 7000 Kato 1965-11-09
Movie PT 109 Helmsman on Japanese Destroyer (uncredited) 1963-06-19
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series The Gallant Men Unknown 1962-10-05
Series The Islanders Unknown 1960-10-02
Movie Ice Palace Wang 1960-01-02
Movie Hell to Eternity George Une 1960-08-01
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29
Movie Gigantis the Fire Monster Commander of Landing Craft Ikeda (voice) 1959-05-21
Series The Twilight Zone Arthur Takamori / Taro 1959-10-02
Movie Never So Few Soldier in Hospital (uncredited) 1959-12-07
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Doctor 1951-12-24