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.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, director, educator
Birth Details
September 14, 1936
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ensign Pavel Chekov, Star Trek, NBC, 1967-69
  • Psi cop Alfred Bester, a recurring role, Babylon 5 (also known asB5), 1994-
  • Episodic
  • (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.
  • Movies
  • Jerry, Goodbye Raggedy Ann, 1971
  • Administrative assistant, The Questor Tapes, 1974
  • Specials
  • 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.
  • Film Appearances
  • 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
  • Stage Appearances
  • 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.
  • Stage Work
  • 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.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Performed in a special rebroadcast of War of the Worlds.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • 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
  • Audio Books
  • Warped Factors: A Neurotic's Guide to the Universe (autobiography), Dove Video, 1999
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Episodes
  • "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.
  • Film Scripts
  • You're Never Alone When You're a Schizophrenic (solo show), c. 1996
  • Other Writings
  • 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.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • 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.
    Internet:
    • Walter Koenig Web Site, http://www.walterkoenig.com

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