Takei Completes Trek to Altar

Mr. Sulu becomes Hollywood's first high-profile gay man to tie the knot
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Sep 15, 2008 2:37 PM CDT
Takei and Altman sign documents as they get their marriage certificate permit in June.   (AP Photo/Hector Mata, File)
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(Newser) – George Takei beamed with pride after tying the knot with his partner of 21 years in front of fellow Star Trek stars and close friends last night, reports E! Online. Mr. Sulu, who took on the enterprise soon after California legalized gay marriage, wore a white tux that matched husband Brad Altman's and marched in the Buddhist ceremony accompanied by bagpipes.

"May equality live long and prosper!" the 71-year-old actor told the crowd after he was officially wed to the 54-year-old Altman, his partner of 21 years. "I can add 'my husband' to the list of things I call you," Takei said in his vows. "I vow to care for you as you've cared for me … and to love you as my husband and the only man in my life."