Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Walter Koenig Biography (1936-)
Born September 14, 1936, in Chicago, IL; son of Isadore (a businessman) and Sarah (maiden name, Strauss) Koenig; married Judith Ann Levitt (a designer andactress), July 11, 1965; children: Joshua Andrew (an actor), Danielle Beth.Addresses: Contact: c/o H. David Moss and Associates, 733 North SewardSt., Penthouse, Hollywood, CA 90038.
- Actor, writer, director, educator
- Birth Details
- September 14, 1936
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Ensign Pavel Chekov, Star Trek, NBC, 1967-69
- Psi cop Alfred Bester, a recurring role, Babylon 5 (also known asB5), 1994-
- (Television debut) Day in Court, ABC, multiple episodes, between 1960-1963
The Untouchables, ABC, 1962
- Sentry, "The Prisoner," Combat!, ABC, 1962
- Alexsei, "The Boy without a Country," Mr. Novak, NBC, 1963
- Sergeant John Delwyn, "Mother Enemy," The Lieutenant, 1964
- Jim Carsey, "With a Hammer in His Hand, Lord, Lord!" Mr. Novak, NBC, 1964
- Tiger, "Memo from Purgatory," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1964
- Tom Davis, "A Rambling Discourse on Egyptian Water Clocks," Ben Casey, ABC, 1965
- Paul Ryder, "The Firebrand," Mr. Novak, NBC, 1965
- Gunnar, "Gidget's Foreign Policy," Gidget, 1965
- Bobby Seville, "Sparrowhawk," I Spy, 1966
- Paul, "Both Ends against the Riddle, Jericho, 1966
- "Delayed Action," Mannix, CBS, 1968
- Harry Seller, "Between Dark and Daylight," Medical Center, CBS, 1970
- Paul Erlich, "Crooked Corner," The Virginian, 1970
- Leo, "The Summer Soldier," Ironside, NBC, 1971
- Oro, "The Return of Oro," The Starlost, 1973
- Oro, "The Alien Oro," The Starlost, 1973
The Men from Shiloh, 1974
- Toder, "The Reel World of Frank Buck," Bring 'em Back Alive, 1982
- Voice of Vladimir Maximov, "Russian About," The Real Ghostbusters,1990
- Himself, Space Cadets, 1997
- Himself, "Where No Woman Has Gone Before," Almost Perfect, CBS, 1997
Viva Variety, Comedy Central, 1997
- Quinn Trask, Shadow Man, "Alienated," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1998
- Also appeared as Ensign Pavel Chekov, "Trials and Tribble-ations," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; and in an episode of Tales of the Gold Monkey.
- Jerry, Goodbye Raggedy Ann, 1971
- Administrative assistant, The Questor Tapes, 1974
Saturn Awards, 1981
Star Trek: A Captain's Log, UPN, 1994
Other Television Appearances
General Hospital (pilot), 1961
- Sergeant Johnson, Columbo: Fade in to Murder, NBC, 1976
- Appeared as Bester in Crusade; host of a cult movie marathon on Comedy Central; also appeared in Great Adventure.
- Robert, Strange Loves, 1961
The Norman Vincent Peale Story, 1962
- Deputy sheriff, The Deadly Honeymoon, 1973
- Lieutenant Pavel Chekov, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Paramount,1979
- Commander Pavel Chekov, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (also known as Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan), Paramount, 1982
- Pompey, Antony and Cleopatra (also known as The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra), 1983
- Commander Pavel Chekov, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Paramount, 1984
- Commander Pavel Chekov, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (also knownas The Voyage Home: Star Trek IV), Paramount, 1986
- Himself, Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors, 1986
- Colonel Jason Grant, Moontrap, 1989
- Commander Pavel Chekov, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, 1989
Deadly Weapon, 1989
- Commander Pavel Chekov, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, 1991
- Commander Pavel Chekov, Star Trek: Generations (also known as Star Trek 7), 1994
- Himself, William Shatner's Star Trek Memories, 1995
You're Never Alone When You're a Schizophrenic, c. 1996
- Dr. Breitenheim, Sworn to Justice (also known as Blonde Justice), 1996
- Himself, Trekkies (documentary), Paramount, 1997
- Joe Merchant, Drawing down the Moon, Chaos Productions, 1997
- Admiral Roka, The Privateers, 2000
- Ebenezer Scrooge, The Ghost of Christmas Present, Santa Susana Repertory Company, Scherr Forum Theatre, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2000
- Also appeared as Dave, Actors; as Box, Box and Cox; as Jacobson, The Deputy, Los Angeles; as Johnny, Make a Million, Chicago, IL; as Sarek, Mark Lenard; as Quince, A Midsummer Night's Dream, New York City; as Danny, Night Must Fall, Los Angeles; as Larry the Liquidator, Other People's Money, Reno, NV; as the gentleman, Le Ronde, Los Angeles; as oldest son, Six Characters in Searchof an Author, New York City; as God, Steambath, Los Angeles; as Paul, The Typist and the Tiger, Los Angeles; as Captain Weems, The White House Murder Case, Los Angeles; and in Blood Wedding and The Collection, both Los Angeles, and The Girls of Summer. Toured ina production of The Boys of Autumn.
- Director of America Hurrah!, Oxford Theatre; Beckett, Theatre 40; Hotel Paradiso, Company of Angels; Matrix, Gascon Theatre Institute; Three by Ten, Theatre at Actor's Alley, Los Angeles;and Twelve Angry Men, Rita Hayworth Theatre.
- Performed in a special rebroadcast of War of the Worlds.
- Voice of Pavel Chekov, Star Trek: Judgment Rites, 1994
- Drexel, Maximum Surge, Cyber Cinema Interactive/Flash Entertainment, 1996
- Pavel Chekov, Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Viacom, 1997
- Voice of Pavel Chekov, Star Fleet: Generations, 1997
Warped Factors: A Neurotic's Guide to the Universe (autobiography), Dove Video, 1999
- "The Infinite Vulcan," Star Trek (also known as The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek,
Star Trek: The AnimatedAdventures, and Star Trek: The Animated Series), 1973
- "The Stranger," Land of the Lost, 1974
The Powers of Matthew Star, NBC, 1982
- Wrote episodes of Face to Face, NBC; Family, ABC; The Incredible Hulk, CBS; and What Ever Happened to the Class of '65, NBC.
You're Never Alone When You're a Schizophrenic (solo show), c. 1996
Chekov's Enterprise (nonfiction), Pocket Books (New York City), 1980
Warped Factors: A Neurotic's Guide to the Universe (autobiography), Taylor Publishing, 1998
- Author of the satiric fantasy novel Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot. Contributor to science fiction magazines and to the comic book series Raver, Malibu Comics.
Aspire, May, 1999, p. 4.
Babylon 5, August, 1998, pp. 14-20.
Starlog, October, 1989, pp. 44-47; November, 1991; May, 1993; February, 1996; December, 1996.
Universe Today, June, 1998, pp. 4-5.
Walter Koenig Web Site, http://www.walterkoenig.com