Who is George Takei and how old is he?


GEORGE Takei is an American actor who has been acting for many decades.

Many George Takei fans might recognize him from the blockbuster Star Trek movie franchise.


George Takei is a longtime actor known for his role in the Star Trek film franchiseCredit: AP:Associated Press

Who is George Takei and how old is he?

Takei was born in Los Angeles, California on April 20, 1937.

The Angeleno is 85 and still working in the entertainment industry.

Many recognize the actor from the Star Trek film series as he played the role of Hikaru Sulu.

His career spans over 50 years with over 40 feature film credits to his name, his official site States.

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Takei is a member of many prestigious acting groups such as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Actors’ Equity Association, and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

According to VarietyTakei said he and his family were placed in internment camps along with about 120,000 other Japanese Americans during World War II in the United States.

The actor spent much of his childhood in Camp Rohwer, Arkansas at that time.

At the end of the war, his family returned to their home in Los Angeles.

In 2012, he developed the Broadway play Allegiance, inspired by this difficult period in history.

What are some of George Takei’s famous projects?

Although Takei is widely known for his role in Star Trek, the actor has appeared in numerous projects.

Some of the films he has starred in include:

  • Mulan 1998
  • To be Takei
  • Allegiance (game)
  • The green berets
  • Larry Crown
  • free birds
  • For the love of Spock
  • Oblivion 1994
George Takei pictured as Captain H Sulu in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)


George Takei pictured as Captain H Sulu in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)Credit: Alamy

Some of the TV shows he has appeared on include:

Is George Takei married?

Takei has been married for 14 years to her husband, Brad Takei.

The couple married on September 14, 2008.

Takei does not have children with Brad.

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Brad was born on February 25, 1954 and he is 68 years old.

Brad also worked on Star Trek as he is known for producing Star Trek Phase II (2004).

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