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Oh, My: A Conversation with George Takei [video]

Actor from 'Star Trek' and 'Heroes' talks about being openly gay in Hollywood

On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Washington Shakespeare Company held its annual benefit with an evening entitled “Shakespeare in Klingon.” The evening’s special guest was Star Trek’s original Mr. Sulu, George Takei. The openly gay actor sat down with Metro Weekly the morning following the benefit to discuss his life as a gay man, and the impact Star Trek has had on his life, and weigh in on his favorite of all the Star Trek movies.

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