Jason Alexander - The "Star Trek" Cast

Season 1, 08/20/2006 Views: 6,608

Jason Alexander reveals that William Shatner is Jewish and recounts Out magazine's reaction to George Takei coming out of the closet. (1:19)

Bill, if I may say

that chair fits you

like your girdlefrom seasons 2 and 3.

It was just beautiful.

William Shatner was bornin Montreal, Canada in 1931.

The son of Jewish immigrants.

That's right, folks,Captain Kirk is a Jew!


L'Chaim, baby!

You got it.

Tell Mel Gibson to shovethat photon torpedo

right up his ass.

[cheers and applause]

But look who else is herefrom Star Trek.

The wonderful--where ishe, Mr. Sulu!

Mr. George Takei!

Right there on our dais.

This is the only manwho came out

and had Out magazine say,"Who asked you?"

Go back.In, go.

And Lieutenant Uhura,

the lovely Nichelle Nicholsis with us this evening.

Out in the crowd tonight,we do have

one of your co-starsfrom T.J. Hooker.

The wonderfulAdrian Zmed is here.

There he is.

Adrian, wanted to be on the dais,

but we needed celebrities.