To Be Takei

To Be Takei

"A star’s trek for life, liberty, and love."
  • NR
  • 2014
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.8  (1,461)
  • 66

This documentary explores the life of actor George Takei, who is best known for playing Sulu on the original Star Trek; however, Star Trek is just one aspect of his life. The film examines his growing up in a Japanese internment camp during World War II, as well as his work as a pioneering gay activist with his partner Brad. Takei’s post-Star Trek life is also featured with a rare interview with radio shock-jock Howard Stern, as he discusses Takei’s role as his announcer. Takei’s efforts to create a Broadway musical about his youth is also featured.

To Be Takei
To Be Takei
To Be Takei

Trailer - 2 min 13 sec

Description
This documentary explores the life of actor George Takei, who is best known for playing Sulu on the original Star Trek; however, Star Trek is just one aspect of his life. The film examines his growing up in a Japanese internment camp during World War II, as well as his work as a pioneering gay activist with his partner Brad. Takei’s post-Star Trek life is also featured with a rare interview with radio shock-jock Howard Stern, as he discusses Takei’s role as his announcer. Takei’s efforts to create a Broadway musical about his youth is also featured.

To Be Takei is a 2014 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 66.

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  • Release Date
    2014
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (1,461)
  • Metascore
    66