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George Takei – Golden Globes Around the World Podcast

George Takei is best-known around the world as Hikaru Sulu, later Captain Sulu, on the fictional Starship Enterprise in the beloved sci-fi series, Star Trek. The openly gay actor, author, activist, and social media influencer sat down during Pride month with HFPA member Brent Simon for an episode of our podcast series, Golden Globes Around the World to talk about his 2019 New York Times bestselling graphic memoir “They Called Us Enemy” - which recently returned in a deluxe edition with 16 pages of bonus material and has also been translated in additional languages to truly reach around the world The fearless, funny 85-year-old star pulled no punches as he talked about his years behind barbed wire with his family in Japanese American internment camps and reveals how a guest role in the Archie Comics series Riverdale led to his decision to tell his own story in a graphic novel.