Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp announces his engagement

Star Trek Discovery actor Anthony Rapp has announced his engagement to long term partner Ken Ithipholon. The couple have been dating since early 2016.

The actor shared the news on his Instagram page, saying; “So something happened tonight. I asked @teerakeni if he would marry me and he said yes. I am so very happy and I’m so very thrilled to share this news.”

Rapp plays Lieutenant Paul Stamets on the Netflix series. His character is the first character in the long running franchise to be depicted in a same-sex relationship.

The actor first found success as a teenager on Broadway. He went on to be part of the cast of the original production of Rent, he also appeared in the film version of the musical.

Rapp’s film credits include Six Degrees of Separation, Dazed and ConfusedTwister and  A Beautiful Mind. 

OIP Staff