Photo Flash: George Takei Visits Ruthie Ann Miles at THE KING AND I

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George Takei, in NYC for The Tony Awards as well as work on his upcoming new Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE took in the Tony nominated revival THE KING AND I at Lincoln Center on Saturday and got a backstage smooch from his friend, Tony nominated Ruthie Ann Miles! He also congratulated Paul Nakauchi who co-starred in the Old Globe Theater's world premiere of ALLEGIANCE. Check out photos of the star below!

George Takei is an American actor, director, author, and activist, probably most widely known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek. He also portrayed the character in six Star Trek feature films and in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager.

Takei's involvement in social media has brought him new fame. His Facebook page currently has over 8 million likes since he joined in 2011, frequently sharing photos with original humorous commentary.

He is a proponent of LGBT rights and active in state and local politics apart from his continued acting career. He has won several awards and accolades in his work on human rights and Japanese-American relations, including his work with the Japanese American National Museum.



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