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September 17, 2012

Musical is about internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II - something Star Trek icon's family endured

Star Trek icon George Takei is currently spending his days at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego as one of the stars of the musical Allegiance which he hopes to take to Broadway.

This is more than just an acting gig for the 75-year-old star who has become an outspoken LGBT activist in recent years.

The musical is about the internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II resonates deeply because it is something Takei and his family had to live through.

April 20, 2012

Star Trek icon calls band's performance 'the best birthday video ever'

Star Trek icon George Takei is indeed living long and prospering.

Television's Capt. Sulu turned 75 on Friday (20 April) and the birthday tributes have been pouring in for the openly gay star - including some very unexpected ones.