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George Takei

 
Bio:
GEORGE TAKEI is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek. He‚Äôs an actor, social justice activist, social media mega-power, star of the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance, and subject of ‚ÄúTo Be Takei,‚ÄĚ a documentary on his life and career. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
GEORGE TAKEI is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek. He‚Äôs an actor, social justice activist, social media mega-power, star of the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance, and subject of ‚ÄúTo Be Takei,‚ÄĚ a documentary on his life and career. ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Premiere, 2018
Sam Kimura
Ojii-Chan
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Reciter [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Sam Kimura/Ojii San

George Takei Biography

GEORGE TAKEI is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek. He‚Äôs an actor, social justice activist, social media mega-power, star of the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance, and subject of ‚ÄúTo Be Takei,‚ÄĚ a documentary on his life and career. Takei‚Äôs acting career has spanned five decades, with more than 40 feature films and hundreds of television guest-starring roles to his credit. Inspired by his family‚Äôs experience in United States internment camps, Takei developed Allegiance which made its record-breaking world premiere, at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in 2012, winning multiple awards. Takei shared a Grammy nomination with Leonard Nimoy in 1987 in the Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Recording category. Takei also received a star on Hollywood Boulevard‚Äôs Walk of Fame in 1986. And in 1991 he left his signature and hand print, in cement, in front of Grauman‚Äôs Chinese Theatre. Mashable.com has named Takei the most-influential person on Facebook, where he currently has nearly 8.5 million ‚Äúlikes.‚ÄĚ In 2013, Takei won the Shorty Award for Distinguished Achievement in Internet Culture. He has 1.6 million followers on Twitter, and posts on various social media platforms. Later in 2015, Takei will relaunch his personal site, GeorgeTakei.com.

George Takei Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
George Takei, Allegiance

George Takei News

Robert Bannon & Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY at the Triad  Photo Robert Bannon & Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY at the Triad Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway will continue its one-year celebration on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at the Triad Theatre at 8:00 pm. Joining the continuing anniversary show as special guests are musical theater singing sensation Robert Bannon and American Idol Season 19 Top 10 finalist Alyssa Wray.

Aynrand Ferrer Joins UK Premiere of of ALLEGIANCE, Full Cast Announced! Photo Aynrand Ferrer Joins UK Premiere of of ALLEGIANCE, Full Cast Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

Full casting has been announced for the UK premiere of George Takei’s Allegiance at Charing Cross Theatre.

13th Annual ZED FEST Film Festival Opens November 4, 2022 At The Regal Noho West Photo 13th Annual ZED FEST Film Festival Opens November 4, 2022 At The Regal Noho West
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2022

The 13th Annual Film Festival opens November 4, 2022 at Regal Noho West, North Hollywood, CA.

Broadway Community Reacts to Angela Lansbury's Passing Photo Broadway Community Reacts to Angela Lansbury's Passing
by HaleyJane Rose - Oct 12, 2022

The Broadway community has shared their grief, praise, and cherished memories of Angela Lansbury in the wake of her passing. Read them here. Read touching tributes and stories from Patti Lupone, Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Audra McDonald, and more here.

Judy Kuhn, Ann Harada, Corey Stoll & More to Take Part in Classic Stage Company 2022  Photo Judy Kuhn, Ann Harada, Corey Stoll & More to Take Part in Classic Stage Company 2022 Gala Honoring John Doyle
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Classic Stage Company's 2022 Annual Gala will honor recently-departed Artistic Director John Doyle. The Gala will take place on Monday, October 24 at 6pm at Capitale.

George Takei Will Make His London Stage Debut in the UK Premiere of ALLEGIANCE, Featu Photo George Takei Will Make His London Stage Debut in the UK Premiere of ALLEGIANCE, Featuring Telly Leung
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

George Takei, the original and beloved Mr. Sulu from 'Star Trek', film and television star, activist and social media icon, is to make his London stage debut in the UK premiere of the Broadway musical inspired by Takei's true childhood experiences, 'George Takei's Allegiance'.

Rob Evan, Donnie Kehr & More to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY for Annivers Photo Rob Evan, Donnie Kehr & More to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY for Anniversary Show at the Triad Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

The popular Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway will celebrate its one-year anniversary with two celebratory shows on Monday, September 26 and October 17 at 9:30 pm at the Triad Theater.

Katie Rose Clarke to Present Her Cabaret THE MOTHERLOAD At Legacy Theatre This Weeken Photo Katie Rose Clarke to Present Her Cabaret THE MOTHERLOAD At Legacy Theatre This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022

Legacy Theatre will present Broadway's Katie Rose Clarke in her cabaret performance, 'The Motherload.' The performance will take place on August 28 at 2:00pm.

LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY To Celebrate 1 Year Anniversary With Two Star-Stu Photo LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY To Celebrate 1 Year Anniversary With Two Star-Studded Shows At The Triad Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022

The popular weekly in-person Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway will celebrate its one year with a special anniversary show on Monday, September 26 at 9:30 pm at the popular off-Broadway venue, The Triad Theater.

PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Photo PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Back-to-School Collection
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Whether a Broadway freshman or seasoned senior, BroadwayHD viewers can get schooled in theatre classics like The Sound of Music and Romeo and Juliet, to more advanced theatre titles like The Importance of Being Earnest to Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, and graduate with honors.

George Takei Videos

VIDEO: Watch Jason Alexander in Jeff Bezos the Musical Sketch on JIMMY KIMMEL! LIVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Jason Alexander in Jeff Bezos the Musical Sketch on JIMMY KIMMEL! LIVE

by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 30, 2022

Jeff Bezos, who owns Blue Origin and Amazon may have been shut out at the Oscars on Sunday, so now, he is gunning for a Tony Award with a new musical called ‚ÄúBezos Over Broadway,‚ÄĚ starring Tony winner Jason Alexander & George Takei!

VIDEO: Lea Salonga & Telly Leung Unite for a Christmas Duet! Videoplay
VIDEO: Lea Salonga & Telly Leung Unite for a Christmas Duet!

by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020

This year, to save us from tears, Broadway favorites Lea Salonga and Telly Leung have joined forces to deliver a special Christmas treat. Watch as they perform a virtual duet of Wham!'s Christmas classic, 'Last Christmas.'

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE SOUL OF AMERICA on HBO Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE SOUL OF AMERICA on HBO

by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2020

Debuting TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 (9:00-10:17 p.m. ET/PT).

VIDEO: Taylor Swift, Kesha, Hayley Kiyoko, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, and More on Pride Videoplay
VIDEO: Taylor Swift, Kesha, Hayley Kiyoko, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, and More on Pride Live's STONEWALL DAY

by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2020

Stonewall Day featured appearances by President Barack Obama, Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Cynthia Erivo, Kesha, Hayley Kiyoko, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Christian Siriano, George Takei and many others, presented in partnership with WarnerMedia, Nasdaq, Logo and Pride Media.

Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend Videoplay
Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend

by Alan Henry - Jun 23, 2020

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Lea Salonga will headline a live concert this weekend, June 28th at 9 AM ET with a replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 8 PM ET!

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks Fatherhood on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Talks Fatherhood on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is looking forward to becoming a dad for the first time, but he admits to ‚Äúsuperstar mom‚ÄĚ Kelly Clarkson that he has no idea what he's doing! Jesse also dishes that while he's excited about this next chapter, he's very sad to see ‚ÄúModern Family‚ÄĚ end this season. He reveals that he's already cried multiple times on set thinking about the end -- when he lets himself think about it at all, that is.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip from TRUE TERROR WITH GEORGE TAKEI: THE MOTHMAN! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Clip from TRUE TERROR WITH GEORGE TAKEI: THE MOTHMAN!

by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

All five episodes of 'True Terror With George Takei' are available now on ABC Premiere. Watch a clip below!

VIDEO: AMC Debuts Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMY Videoplay
VIDEO: AMC Debuts Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMY

by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

Friday, July 19, AMC's Ridley Scott-produced anthology series, The Terror: Infamy released the new trailer at San Diego Comic Con following a panel with series stars, George Takei (who also serves as a series consultant), Derek Mio, Kiki Sukezane and Cristina Rodlo, and co-creators and executive producers, Alexander Woo (True Blood) and Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull Island, Godzilla). The Terror: Infamy premieres on Monday, August 12 at 9:00pm ET/8:00pm CT on AMC.

VIDEO: AMC Releases Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMY Videoplay
VIDEO: AMC Releases Trailer for THE TERROR: INFAMY

by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

AMC has released an all new trailer in anticipation of the¬†upcoming Ridley Scott-produced anthology series, ‚ÄúThe Terror: Infamy,‚ÄĚ premiering¬†Monday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET8:00 p.m. CT.

VIDEO: AMC Debuts Official Trailer for Ridley Scott's THE TERROR: INFAMY Videoplay
VIDEO: AMC Debuts Official Trailer for Ridley Scott's THE TERROR: INFAMY

by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2019

AMC¬†released today¬†a¬†trailer for the upcoming¬†Ridley Scott-produced anthology series,¬†‚ÄúThe Terror: Infamy,‚Ä̬†premiering¬†Monday, August 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET8:00 p.m. CT¬†on AMC.


George Takei Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has George Takei been in?
George Takei has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has George Takei been in?
George Takei has not appeared in the West End

What awards has George Takei been nominated for?
Best Featured Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Allegiance .

What awards has George Takei won?
Best Featured Actor in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Allegiance.