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's George Takei has appeared in plenty of animations during his long career, from Scooby Doo and Robot Chicken, to Futurama and Ultimate Spider-Man, but his latest appearance might be one of the cutest.
The 83-year-old veteran actor is popping up in CBeebiesfrom this week, playing Elder Panda, a wise bear delivering little nuggets of wisdom to children at home and Love Monster alike.
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Elder Panda appears in five episodes of series two this week, which will seem him help out Love Monster with lots of challenges, including the pressures of hosting on Hot Chocolate Day, making difficult choices during Harvest Day, tackling differences in Sleepover Night, and pacing himself during Kite Day.
Speaking about his choice to play the Elder Panda,: "Love Monster celebrates inclusive behaviour and collaboration and that's also very much my philosophy – we find strength, in alliances, joy and vitality in diversity coming together."
Love Monster, which launched on CBeebies in January 2020, is based on the books by Rachel Bright, and narrated byTamsin Greig. It delivers bitesize episodes, which will certainly give viewers of all ages some escapism during the current state of the world. Plus as an added bonus for older viewers, it's got a very addictive soundtrack, like so may .
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George Takei has become an internet icon, and often plays versions of himself on-screen, speaking to Digital Spy about the differences between the fictional George and real-life version, he said: "It's the same person, and before I was playing in part, nowadays I do entertainment shows as a character named George Takei, it's a character, it's not really me.
"I memorised lines on a script, but I try to find something in me that's genuine and try to put it into that character I'm playing. Whether that's in the, or Will and Grace. It's Gay George Takei, and it's that part of me they want. So I give them that, with a little tongue in cheek."
Speaking about his mission to enlighten younger generations Takei added: "I believe in communicating with young people to prepare them to build a better future for all of us. I just published a graphic memoir about my childhood which I wrote aiming at the young reader. It's titled They Called Us Enemy. As a child I was incarcerated during the war, as were many Americans of Japanese ancestry."
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"My mother was born in Sacramento, California, my father was a San Franciscan – we had nothing to do with Pearl Harbor but we looked exactly like the people that bombed Pearl Harbor so we were imprisoned. My memoir is aimed at pre-teens and teens because they are the ones that eventually become the voters and movers and shakers of future society."
William Shatner recently responded to George's remarks on David Tennant's podcast, which suggested a behind-the-scenes jealousy between Shatner and the late Leonard Nimoy about Spock's popularity..
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