Fact: Self-confessed Star Trek fanatic Mira Sorvino was left starstruck on Thursday (14Aug14) after a surprise meeting with veteran franchise star George Takei. The actors were both guests on U.S. breakfast show Today, and Takei was brought out from backstage to greet Sorvino after she showed off her sci-fi knowledge of the cult series.
Fact: Star Trek legend George Takei has become the third person voted off hit U.S. reality show Celebrity Apprentice. Singers Debbie Gibson, Aubrey O’ Day, and Clay Aiken are among those remaining and vying for the first place prize. Takei did impress someone during his stint as a vendor on the show - he has been hired by TV host Ellen DeGeneres to help sell merchandise on her daytime show.
Fact: GLEE star Jane Lynch, Mark Hamill and Adam West have joined Star Trek icon George Takei among the stars of Cartoon Network's The Super Hero Squad Show. Lynch will voice cartoon character Nebula, West Nighthawk and Takei villain Galactus on the show, while Star Wars star Hamill will have a guest role.
Quote: "He just needs attention, constant relentless attention. And he is jealous of anyone else who gets it. He can be charming witty and gracious, but it is all because he needs something." Former Star Trek actor George Takei makes sure that the rift between him and co-star William Shatner is no closer to healing.
Fact: British actor Joe Swash beat Star Trek legend George Takei and former tennis ace Martina Navratilova to land the king of the jungle title on U.K. reality TV show I'm a celebrity, GET ME OUT OF HERE on Friday night (05Dec08).
Quote: "He was obviously hiding his homosexuality. Talk about festering... Finally, at the age of 70, he decides to come out of the closet and say 'I'm gay'. Like, who cares?" William Shatner pokes fun at former castmate George Takei, who married partner BRAD ALTMAN in September (08).