In this Japanese name, the faimily name is Takei.

George Hosato Takei (武井 穂郷, Takei Hosato, /təˈk/; born Aprile 20, 1937) is an American actor, director, author, an activist o Japanese strynd. Takei is best kent for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman o the USS Enterprise in the televeesion series Star Trek.[2][3] He an aa portrayed the chairacter in sax Star Trek featur films an ane episode o Star Trek: Voyager.

George Takei
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George Takei at Columbia Varsity in late 2015
Native name武井 穂郷
BornHosato Takei
(1937-04-20) 20 Aprile 1937 (age 82)
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, Californie, U.S.
EddicationLos Angeles High School
Alma materVarsity o Californie, Los Angeles
ThriftActor, author, an vyce airtist, director, activist
Years active1955–present
TeleveesionStar Trek
DenominationBuddhism (Zenshu/Jōdo Shinshū)[1]
Hauf-marrae(s)Brad Altman Takei (m. 2008)


  1. Hamamoto, Ben (July 10, 2014). "Seminar traces roots of Buddhists' support for LGBTQ rights". Nichi Bei Times. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
  2. Zoglin, Richard (November 28, 1994). "Star Trek: Trekking Onward". Time. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
  3. Vankin, Deborah (April 7, 2015). "Actor-activist George Takei takes command in cyberspace and beyond". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 11, 2015.