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March 26, 2014 at 1:31 PM

George Takei to lead Seattle Pride Parade in June

George Takei (Larry Busacca / Getty Images)


George Takei (Larry Busacca / Getty Images)

George Takei, best known for portraying Lt. Sulu on the ’60s TV Show “Star Trek,” will be the celebrity grand marshal for this year’s Seattle Pride Parade, parade organizer Seattle Out & Proud announced Wednesday.

The actor and director, a proponent of gay rights and active in local politics, is known for having a huge social-media presence; his Facebook page has more than 6 million likes.

The Seattle Pride Parade is June 29 on Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle.

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