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Although primarily known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the television series Star Trek (1966) and the first six features, George Takei has had a varied career acting in television, feature films, live theater and radio. He also is a successful writer and community activist. His first-hand knowledge of the unjust internment of 120,000 Japanese ... See full bio »
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 2014 Hopeful Romantic (Short) (completed)
The Mentor
 2014 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
Master Cheng
- Episode #3.18 (2014) ... Master Cheng (voice)
 2014 Eat with Me
George
 2014 Axel: The Biggest Little Hero
Elder (voice)
 2012-2014 Archer (TV Series)
Mr. Moto
- Archer Vice: A Debt of Honor (2014) ... Mr. Moto (voice)
- Drift Problem (2012) ... Mr. Moto (voice)
 2013 Lost Girl (TV Series)
Engelram / Snake Man / Amphisbaena
- In Memoriam (2013) ... Engelram / Snake Man / Amphisbaena
 2013 Free Birds
S.T.E.V.E. (voice)
 2013 The Missing Scarf (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Ultimate Spider-Man (TV Series)
Elder Monk
- Journey of the Iron Fist (2013) ... Elder Monk (voice)
 2013 Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (TV Series)
- Episode #1.22 (2013)
 2011-2013 Supah Ninjas (TV Series)
Grandfather / Kagema Fukanaga
- Spring Fling (2013) ... Grandfather (credit only)
- M@yhem (2013) ... Grandfather (credit only)
- Wallflower (2013) ... Grandfather (credit only)
- Finding Forster (2013) ... Grandfather (credit only)
 1991-2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Sushi Chef / Waiter / Wink, the Game Show Host / ...
- What Animated Women Want (2013) ... Sushi Chef (voice)
- A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love (2001) ... Waiter (voice)
- Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (1999) ... Wink, the Game Show Host (voice)
 2012-2013 Transformers Prime (TV Series)
Alpha Trion
- Rebellion (2013) ... Alpha Trion (voice)
- Alpha; Omega (2012) ... Alpha Trion (voice)
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Uncle Choi
- Kahu (2012) ... Uncle Choi
 2012 The New Normal (TV Series)
Sam
- Para-New Normal Activity (2012) ... Sam
 2012 Space Milkshake
Gary (voice)
 2012 Skylanders: Giants (Video Game)
Arkeyan Conquertron (voice)
 2012 Money Fight
Krang
 2010-2012 Adventure Time (TV Series)
Ricardio
- Lady & Peebles (2012) ... Ricardio (voice)
- Ricardio the Heart Guy (2010) ... Ricardio (voice)
 2011-2012 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Mr. Julius / Monsiuer Mitch
- The Ruff Ruff Bunch (2012) ... Mr. Julius / Monsiuer Mitch (voice)
- My Fair Rebound (2011) ... Mr. Julius (voice)
 2012 Strange Frame: Love & Sax
Tamadamsa (voice)
 2012 8 (Video)
Dr. William Tam
 2011 Fish Hooks (TV Series)
Bird / Robot
- Halloween Haul (2011) ... Bird / Robot (voice)
- Flying Fish (2011) ... Bird / Robot (voice)
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Positive Re-enforement Machine
- Perry the Actorpus/Bullseye! (2011) ... Positive Re-enforement Machine (voice)
 2011 The Pool Boys
Maitre D (Joon)
 2011 True Justice (TV Series)
Tanaka
 2011 The Potential Wives of Norman Mao (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Problem Solverz (TV Series)
Mr. Konishi
- Videogamez (2011) ... Mr. Konishi (voice)
 2011 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Mr. Wang / White Wizard
- Dragon's Secret (2011) ... Mr. Wang / White Wizard (voice)
 2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
George Takei
- GlennHog Day (2011) ... George Takei (voice)
 2010-2011 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
Galactus
- Alienating with the Surfer! (2011) ... Galactus (voice)
- This Al Dente Earth! (2010) ... Galactus (voice)
- Last Exit Before Doomsday! (2010) ... Galactus (voice)
 2010 Community (TV Series)
George Takei
- Epidemiology (2010) ... George Takei (voice)
 2010 The Suite Life on Deck (TV Series)
Rome Tipton
- Starship Tipton (2010) ... Rome Tipton
 2008-2009 Chowder (TV Series)
Fois Gras
- Hands on a Big Mixer (2009) ... Fois Gras (voice)
 2009 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Jon Gosselin
- Episode #8.10 (2009) ... Jon Gosselin
 2009 Transformers: Animated (TV Series)
Yoketron
- Five Servos of Doom (2009) ... Yoketron (voice)
 2009 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series)
Lok Durd
- Defenders of Peace (2009) ... Lok Durd (voice)
 2008 Showdown of the Godz (Short)
Ono
 2008 Ninja Cheerleaders
Hiroshi
 2007 Pain (Video Game)
George Takei (voice)
 2003-2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Sensei
- Graduation: Part 2 (2007) ... Sensei (voice)
- Graduation: Part 1 (2007) ... Sensei (voice)
- Oh No! Yono! (2007) ... Sensei (voice)
- Big Bother (2007) ... Sensei (voice)
- Gorilla Fist (2005) ... Sensei (voice)
 2007 Cory in the House (TV Series)
Ronald
 2007 According to Jim (TV Series)
George Takei
- The Grill II (2007) ... George Takei (voice)
 2007 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (TV Series)
Seventh Samurai
- Yellow Pantera/Rising Son ... Seventh Samurai (voice)
 2006 Drawn Together (TV Series)
George Takei
 2006 A.I. Assault (TV Movie)
Major Lane
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series)
George Takei
 2006 Freddie (TV Series)
Martin
- Recipe for Disaster (2006) ... Martin
 2006 The X's (TV Series)
Tranquilizer
- To Err Is Truman/No More Mrs. Nice X (2006) ... Tranquilizer (voice)
 2005 Avatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series)
Warden
- Imprisoned (2005) ... Warden (voice)
 2004 Mulan II (Video)
First Ancestor (voice)
 1997-2004 Hey Arnold! (TV Series)
Kyo Heyerdahl / Phoebe's Father
- Freeze Frame/Phoebe Cheats (1997) ... Phoebe's Father (voice)
 2004 Typisch '60 (TV Series)
Helm Officer Hikaru Sulu
- 1966 (2004) ... Helm Officer Hikaru Sulu
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series)
Priest
 2004 Birth of a Timeless Legacy (Video short)
Sulu
 2004 Sci Fi Visionaries (Video short)
Sulu
 2004 The Eavesdropper
Dr. Hsieh
 2004 To Boldly Go ... Season One (Video short)
Sulu
 2003 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Rev. Daniel Tanaka
- Episode #1.7784 (2003) ... Rev. Daniel Tanaka
 2003 The Bronx Bunny Show (TV Series)
George Takei
 2003 Roddenberry on Patrol (Video short)
Narrator
 2003 The Brak Show (TV Series)
Television Executive
- Sexy New Brak Show Go (2003) ... Television Executive (uncredited)
 2003 DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (TV Movie)
Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta
 2003 With Honors Denied (Short)
Narrator
 2003 Watching Ellie (TV Series)
George Takei
- Fruit Shots (2003) ... George Takei
 2003 Freelancer (Video Game)
Lord Hakkera (voice)
 2002 Samurai Jack (TV Series)
Warrior #4
- Jack Versus Demongo, the Soul Collector (2002) ... Warrior #4 (voice)
 2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Grandfather
- Empty the Dragon (2002) ... Grandfather
 2002 Jackie Chan Adventures (TV Series)
High Mystic
- The Chosen One (2002) ... High Mystic (voice)
 2002 Draconus Cult of the Wyrm (Video Game)
King
 2002 Noon Blue Apples
Radio Free World (voice)
 2001 The Chronicle (TV Series)
Mr. Shen
- Here There Be Dragons (2001) ... Mr. Shen
 2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
KOP's Voice / Himself
- A.I. Highrise (2001) ... KOP's Voice / Himself
 2000 Grosse Pointe (TV Series)
Japanese Ad Exec
- Star Wars (2000) ... Japanese Ad Exec (uncredited)
 2000 Baby Blues (TV Series)
Bonsai
- Ugly Zoe (2000) ... Bonsai (voice)
 1999 Who Gets the House?
Elliott
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Mr. Fixx
- Rebirth: Part 2 (1999) ... Mr. Fixx (voice)
- Rebirth: Part 1 (1999) ... Mr. Fixx (voice)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie)
Mr. Fixx (voice)
 1998 Bug Buster
Dr. Hiro Fujimoto
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Ptolemy
 1998 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
#1 Man In Black
- Alienated (1998) ... #1 Man In Black
 1998 Early Edition (TV Series)
Mr. Lee
- Blackout (1998) ... Mr. Lee
 1998 Mulan
First Ancestor (voice)
 1997 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy (Video Game)
Hikaru Sulu (voice)
 1997 In the House (TV Series)
Dr. Vince O'Sullivan
- The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (1997) ... Dr. Vince O'Sullivan
 1997 Once a Thief (TV Series)
McCoy Matsumoto
- Art of Death (1997) ... McCoy Matsumoto
 1995-1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Change / Keiji
- Aladdin (1997) ... Change (voice)
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1995) ... Keiji (voice)
 1997 The Best Bad Thing (TV Movie)
Mr. Yamanaka
 1997 The Magic Pearl
Ha Ping
 1996-1997 Space Cases (TV Series)
Shank / Warlord Shank
- Spung at Heart (1996) ... Shank
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
George Takei
- Hotel Dick (1996) ... George Takei
 1996 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Captain Sulu
- Flashback (1996) ... Captain Sulu
 1996 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Wong
 1996 Minor Adjustments (TV Series)
Simms
- The Ungrateful Dead (1996) ... Simms
 1995 Kissinger and Nixon (TV Movie)
Le Duc Tho
 1995 Brotherly Love (TV Series)
George Takei
 1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Colonel Ong
- The Return of Sing Ling (1995) ... Colonel Ong
 1994 Jeungbal
Han Seoung Tae
 1993 Live by the Fist
Uncle Coronado
 1993 Star Trek: Judgment Rites (Video Game)
Lt. Hikaru Sulu (voice)
 1992 Lightning Force (TV Series)
General Seng
- M.I.A.: Part 2 (1992) ... General Seng
- M.I.A.: Part 1 (1992) ... General Seng
 1991 Star Trek Adventure (Short)
Sulu
 1990 Prisoners of the Sun
Vice-Admiral Baron Takahashi
 1989 Return from the River Kwai
Lieutenant Tanaka
 1988 Stop Smoking (Video)
Host
 1987 Adderly (TV Series)
Frank Tanaka
- To Better Days (1987) ... Frank Tanaka
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Kenneth Togaru
- By Hooker by Crook (1987) ... Kenneth Togaru
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Bert Tanaka
- The Bottom Line Is Murder (1987) ... Bert Tanaka
 1986 MacGyver (TV Series)
Dr. Shen Wei
- The Wish Child (1986) ... Dr. Shen Wei
 1986 Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1985 CBS Storybreak (TV Series)
 1983 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Chung
- What a Difference a Day Makes (1983) ... Dr. Chung
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Sam Shima
- The Rock and the Hard Place (1983) ... Sam Shima
 1980 Beyond Westworld (TV Series)
Doctor
- Take-Over (1980) ... Doctor
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Medical Examiner
- Ghost of the Ripper (1979) ... Medical Examiner
 1977 Have I Got a Christmas for You (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1976 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Maj. Kato
- Up for Grabs (1976) ... Maj. Kato
 1975 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Yoshi Nakamura
- Mister Butterfly (1975) ... Yoshi Nakamura
 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Nathaniel Blake
- Death's Name Is Sam (1975) ... Nathaniel Blake
 1975 Khan! (TV Series)
- Triad (1975)
 1975 Year of the Dragon (TV Movie)
Fred Eng
 1973-1974 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Sulu / Huron lieutenant / Kuri / ...
- The Counter-Clock Incident (1974) ... Sulu (voice)
- How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1974) ... (credit only)
- Albatross (1974) ... Sulu (voice)
- The Practical Joker (1974) ... Sulu (voice)
- Bem (1974) ... Sulu (credit only)
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Chin-Ling
- The Coward (1974) ... Chin-Ling
 1972 Josie's Castle
Ken
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Tsutomu Watari
- No Motive for Murder (1971) ... Tsutomu Watari
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Joe Lew
- Operation: Big Store (1971) ... Joe Lew
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Fred
- To Get Through the Night (1970) ... Fred
 1970 Which Way to the Front?
Yamashita
 1969 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Akira
- It's the Power Structure, Baby (1969) ... Akira
 1969 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series)
Mr. Sato
- Gentleman Friend (1969) ... Mr. Sato
 1966-1969 Star Trek (TV Series)
Sulu
- Turnabout Intruder (1969) ... Sulu
- The Savage Curtain (1969) ... Sulu
- The Way to Eden (1969) ... Sulu
- The Lights of Zetar (1969) ... Sulu
- That Which Survives (1969) ... Sulu
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Wo
- To Catch a Roaring Lion (1968) ... Wo
 1968 The Green Berets
Capt. Nim
 1967 The Big Mouth
Diamond Jeweler (uncredited)
 1967 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Jimmy Ito
- A Blueprint for Dying (1967) ... Jimmy Ito
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Roger Lee
- The Carriers (1966) ... Roger Lee
 1966 See You in Hell, Darling
Attorney Ord Long
 1966 Walk Don't Run
Police Captain
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Fahn
- Wind Fever (1966) ... Fahn
 1965-1966 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series)
- Goldbrickers (1965)
 1965-1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Yuze / Ito
- The Barter (1966) ... Yuze
- Tigers of Heaven (1965) ... Ito
 1964-1965 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Won Tsun / Ham Radio Operator / Jimmy Soo
- The Hong Kong Story (1965) ... Won Tsun
- Lady in the Air (1965) ... Ham Radio Operator
- My Fair Chinese Lady (1964) ... Jimmy Soo
 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Cheng
- The Silent Saboteurs (1965) ... Cheng
 1965 Red Line 7000
Kato
 1965 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Wong Lee
- The Book (1965) ... Wong Lee
 1965 Morituri
Junior Officer (uncredited)
 1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Arthur Takamuri / Taro
- The Encounter (1964) ... Arthur Takamuri / Taro
 1963 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Walter
- A Feeling for Friday (1963) ... Walter
 1963 PT 109
Helmsman on Japanese Destroyer (uncredited)
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Diem (1985)
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Harry Ochi
- One Puka Puka (1963) ... Harry Ochi
 1961 A Majority of One
Mr. Asano's Son (uncredited)
 1960-1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Thomas Jefferson Chu / Larry Chang / Yen Fu / ...
- Thomas Jefferson Chu (1961) ... Thomas Jefferson Chu
- The Manchu Formula (1961) ... Larry Chang
- Jade Song (1960) ... Yen Fu
 1960-1961 The Islanders (TV Series)
Yung / Tsung
- Escape from Kaledau (1961) ... Yung
- Our Girl in Saigon (1960) ... Tsung
 1960 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series)
Kenji
- A Matter of Honor (1960) ... Kenji
 1960 Hell to Eternity
George Une (as George Takai)
 1960 Ice Palace
Wang
 1959 Never So Few
Soldier in Hospital (uncredited)
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Toma Sakai
- The Case of the Blushing Pearls (1959) ... Toma Sakai
 1959 Battle of the Coral Sea
Japanese Radio Officer (uncredited)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Made in Japan (1959)
 1956 Rodan
Professor Kashiwagi (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1955 Godzilla Raids Again
Voice (English version, voice, uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
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Show Show Archive footage (17 credits)

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Well, the whole history of Star Trek is the market demand. See more »

Trivia:

His father was an Anglophile, and named him George Takei after King George VI of the United Kingdom, whose coronation took place on May 12, 1937. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice See more »

Nickname:

Uncle George

Star Sign:

Taurus

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