Star Trek's George Takei Gets Same-Sex Marriage License
Jarrett Martineau | June 17, 2008 at 08:47 amby
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UPDATE | June 17, 2008 - George Takei was the first person to purchase a same-sex marriage license in California on Tuesday and is set to marry his longtime partner of 21 years, now that gay marriage has been legalized in the state of California.
Star Trek" star George Takei is ready to "live long and prosper" with his partner of 21 years.
Takei will marry 54-year-old Brad Altman on September 14th in Los Angeles.
The 71-year-old actor, known for his role as Sulu on the "Star Trek" sci-fi TV series, was the first to pay $70 for a marriage license in West Hollywood early Tuesday. The marriage license is good for 90 days.
Takei was jubilant, saying "it's going to be the only day like this in our lives and it is the only day like this in the history of America."
Ellen Degeneres isn’t the only celebrity Californian to announce she’ll marry her partner after the state became the second in the union to legalize same sex marriage. George Takei, best known for his role on Star Trek as Sulu, has announced on his website that he will marry his partner of 21 years, Brad Altman.
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