Takei, George, 1937-

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George Takei is an American actor, author, and activist. He is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series Star Trek. In 1942, the Takei family was forced to live in the converted horse stables of Santa Anita Park before being sent to the Rohwer War Relocation Center for internment in Rohwer, Arkansas. The internment camp was in swamplands and surrounded by barbed wire fences. The family was later transferred to the Tule Lake War Relocation Center in California for internment. As an activist, he is invovled in LGBTQ advocacy.
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referencedIn Asian Pacific Dinner 5/25/00 [1] William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
referencedIn Spaceport News, April 6, 2007 National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Asian American Pacific Caucus Dinner 6/18/95 William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
referencedIn Carry the Tiger to the Mountain [Binder][1] William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
referencedIn Spaceport News, March 23, 2007 National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Spaceport News, April 20, 2007 National Archives at College Park
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associatedWith Koenig, Walter, 1936- person
associatedWith Roddenberry, Gene person
associatedWith Shatner, William person
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Birth 1937-04-20

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