Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
George Takei, seen here in front of a model of the U.S.S. Enterprise at an exhibit at the Tech Museum in San Jose, Calif., is now a spokesman for Social Security.

Star Trek fans be advised: Mr. Sulu has found a new frontier.

George Takei, the actor who portrayed Mr. Sulu in the original Star Trek series and subsequent films, is the spokesperson for Social Security. With the help of Patty Duke (donning pointed Vulcan ears), he’s encouraging Americans to “boldly go” to Social Security’s website and apply for retirement benefits, disability, Medicare, and more.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Dig Deeper



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.