Wedding bells for Mr. Sulu

Posted on 20 May 2008 at 9:58am

George Takei

George Takei

George Takei — the 71-year-old openly gay actor who will forever be known to many as Mr. Sulu on the original “Star Trek” television series — has announced that he and his longtime partner plan to get married now that the California Supreme Court has issued its decision legalizing same-sex marriage in the Golden State.

Takei made the announcement first over the weekend on his Web site, and then made the announcement Monday to Reuters news service. He said he and his partner, Brad Altman, 54, who is also his business manager, are already in the middle of “the delicious process” of planning the wedding.

He said: “There’s no tradition in terms of same-sex marriage. We are designing and shaping our own wedding in our own way, so it’s going to be singular and unique.”

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