Celebrity Interviews

George Takei Talks Star Trek, Living In A Concentration Camp, Coming Out & 'To Be Takei' Film


“Star Trek” legend, George Takei stopped by Sway in the Morning to discuss his new documentary, To Be Takei. First, George spoke about the history of “Star Trek” and its up coming 50th anniversary. Takei also shared his story about being in a Japanese concentration camp at the age of 5 during World War II. Takei’s film highlights his work in the political realm and what he describes as the “darker chapters in American history.” The legendary actor went on to discuss the experience of coming out as a gay man and what Arnold Schwarzenegger had to do with that. Learn about where you can see a screening of George’s To Be Takei at ToBeTakei.com.

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