With a career spanning five decades, George Takei is known around the world for his founding role in the acclaimed television series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise. But Takei’s story goes where few stories have gone before. With an uncanny eloquence and signature wit, Takei shares his poignant story: his childhood spent during his family’s forced internment as Japanese Americans during WWII; his rise to celebrity as a sci-fi icon; his remarkable journey as social media mega-power; and his passionate fight for LGBTQ rights and marriage equality in America—empowering others to beat the odds and make a difference.
Jackson Hall Stage | Post-Performance
Moderated by: Scott Syphax, Chief Executive Officer of The Nehemiah Companies; Host and Co-Executive Producer of Studio Sacramento, on PBS affiliate KVIE.