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  • Birth Name: George Hosato Takei
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/20/1937, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; writer
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Orange Is the New Black, Elementary Win GLAAD Awards

Orange Is the New Black, Elementary and the film Philomena were among the winners at the second evening of the GLAAD Media Awards, which took place Saturday in New York City.

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Big Bang Theory Scoop: Details on James Earl Jones and Carrie Fisher's Guest Roles

James Earl Jones and Carrie Fisher will both guest-star in an upcoming episode of The Big Bang Theory, has confirmed.

As first reported by, the Star Wars alums — who played Darth Vader and played Princess Leia, respectively — will cameo as themselves on the CBS series. But why exactly will they cross paths with Sheldon (Jim Parsons)?read more

Exclusive: Mayim Bialik, Bill Nye and Kevin Sorbo to Guest-Judge King of the Nerds Season 2

King of the Nerds is looking to make a big bang in Season 2.

The TBS reality competition, which returns on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 10/9c on TBS, has recruited The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik (who also happens to have a PhD in neuroscience) to serve as a guest judge, has learned exclusively. Bill Nye the Science Guy, Hercules star Kevin Sorbo more


Sneak Peek: Clip 3
Man to Man with Bart
Star Trek 2: The Wrath Of Khan: Terms

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Free Birds (2013)
Free Birds

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The Daily Show 7/23/2014
Jul 18, 2014
Breaking Barriers
There Goes the Neighbors' Hood

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2013 Free Birds Movie, Actor - S.T.E.V.E.
2011 Supah Ninjas TV Show Series, Actor - Hologramps/Grandfather
2011 You Don't Know Jack Soo TV Show Series, Remarks by
2008 The Great Buck Howard Movie, Actor
2008 Secret Talents of the Stars TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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Top Videos: Chris Farley/Rob Ford Mashup, First Gay Bachelor, New Wes Anderson Short

This week, as Toronto mayor Rob Ford continued to careen off the rails, everyone pondered how great it would be if Chris Farley were still alive to mimic Ford on Saturday Night LiveWes Anderson and Jason Schwartzman teamed up to create a new short film for Prada, while screenwriter Evan Daugherty (Snow White and the Huntsman) put a dark spin on Super Mario Brothers. Also, Jimmy Fallon hosted a game of celebrity charades, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson and George Takei created a gay version of The Bachelor. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Top Videos: Ellen Is the New Black, Good Will Batman, Bill Nye on Dancing

This week, Ellen DeGeneres jumped on the Orange Is the New Black bandwagon with a hilarious mashup of her "guest-starring" on the Netflix series. George Takei reviewed Google Glass, Saturday Night Live announced the addition of six new cast members, Fox used the viral video hit "The Fox" in a new promo, and Bill Nye got people talking with his debut on Dancing with the Stars. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Totally Biased Host W. Kamau Bell on Taking His Show Daily: I'm Filled with Fear

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell is moving to five nights a week this fall, and host and executive producer W. Kamau Bell admits he's totally scared.

"I'm filled with fear," Bell said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Friday. "That fear is the engine that keeps me going forward."

FX casts Billy Bob Thornton in Fargo series; FXX aims for younger viewers

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George Takei Uses a Ghostwriter on Facebook

With about 4.2 million "likes," George Takei is one of the most popular celebrities who maintains a Facebook account. But fans were disappointed to learn recently that many of Takei's witty posts are the work of ghostwriters.

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Comedy Central Cancels Futurama

Comedy Central has decided not to renew the animated series Futurama, which will air its final episode on Sept. 4, has confirmed.

The show will conclude its seventh season ... read more


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