George Takei Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

14th August 2014

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.

19th November 2013

Fact: Actor George Takei has thrown his support behind Jesse Tyler Ferguson by designing a bow tie for his Bow Ties by Jesse Tyler Ferguson line, which benefits people fighting for marriage equality.

18th October 2012

Fact: Star Trek icon George Takei is returning to cult Tv as the uncle of Hawaii Five-0's Asian detective Chin, played by former Lost star Daniel Dae Kim.

5th March 2012

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.

15th July 2010

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.

26th April 2009

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.

6th December 2008

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).

22nd October 2008

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).

25th September 2006

Fact: Original Star Trek star George Takei will age 30 years for a new internet film, shot by fans of the sci-fi series. The 'episode' will air on the Star Trek New Yoyages website in March (07).

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