George Takei
Born: April 20, 1937
Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Occupation: Actor/Artist/Voice actor
Years Active: 1958-present
Spouse (s): Brad Takei (2008-present)

George Takei (b. April 20, 1937) is an American actor and author best known for portraying Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek, as well as in six Star Trek films. Takei is a high-profile proponent of a number of LGBT organizations, and his own homosexuality has been an open secret among Trek fans for some four decades. He portrayed a fictional version of himself on the USA Network series Psych in the episode "Shawn vs. the Red Phantom".