Walter Koenig is an American actor with a career spanning six decades. He is best known for his role as Ensign Pavel Chekov in Star Trek: The Original Series. His film credits include Babylon 5, The Questor Tapes and Goodbye, Raggedy Ann. Koenig is also a screenwriter and has worked on films such as Land of the Lost, The Powers of Matthew Star, Star Trek: The Animated Series and Family.
|celebrated name:||Walter Koenig|
|Real name/Full name:||Walter Marvin Koenig|
|Age:||85 years old|
|Date of birth:||September 14, 1936|
|Birthplace:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Wife/husband (name):||Judy Levitt|
|Children/Children (son and daughter):||Yes (Andrew Koenig and Danielle Koenig)|
|Is Walter Koenig gay?:||no|
|Net worth in 2022:||$10 million|
Walter Koenig Biography
Walter Marvin Koenig was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 14, 1936. He is the son of Sarah and Isadore Koenig. His father was a businessman and the family eventually moved to Manhattan. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. He later transferred to UCLA to continue his BA in Psychology. The actor also studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater.
Walter Koenig Age, height, weight
Walter Koenig was born on September 14, 1936 and is 85 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.68 m and he weighs 60 kg.
In 1962, Walter Koenig made his film debut in The Norman Vincent Peale Story. He appeared in Nightmare Honeymoon in 1974. He first appeared as Pavel Chekov in Star Trek: The Motion Picture in 1979. He then appeared in several Star Trek movies. In Moontrap he played Col. Jason Grant in 1989. In 1994 he also appeared in Star Trek Generations.
In Drawing Down the Moon he played Joe Merchant. He appeared in the 2006 film Mad Cowgirl. The following year, he appeared in InAlienable. This was followed by a role as Lassie in Blue Dream.
He appeared in the movies Neil Stryker and the Tyrant of Time and Nobility in 2017. A year later, he played Milton Green in the movie Diminuendo. In 2019 he was also featured in the documentary Women in Motion. The actor was last seen in the 2020 film Unbelievable!!!!!
In 1963, he made his first television appearance in General Hospital. From 1963 to 1965, Koenig appeared in Mr. novak. From 1967 to 1969, he played Pavel Chekov in Star Trek: The Original Series. In 1971, the actor appeared in the TV movie Goodbye, Raggedy Anne.
He then appeared in The Questor Tapes in 1974. From 1994 to 1998, he played Alfred Bester in Babylon 5. In 2018, the actor appeared in the TV movie Bone Eater.
In 2017, he even voiced Mr. Savic in Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters. He went on to voice many Star Trek games as part of the Star Trek franchise. Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: Judgment Rites, and Star Trek Online are some examples.
Koenig is also a published author, who has written numerous books. Walter Koenig’s Things To Come, Raver, Chekov’s Enterprise, Warped Factors: A Neurotic’s Guide to the Universe, and Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot are some examples.
Walter Koenig Achievements and Awards
Walter Koenig received the 1982 Inkpot Award. The actor received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1983 and 1987 he was nominated for a Saturn Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
Walter Koenig’s net worth in 2022
The fortune of Walter Koenig is estimated to be worth $10 million as of June 2022. He rose to fame after appearing in the Star Trek franchise. Koenig has appeared in all of the Star Trek movies and television series. Not only that, he has also done voice work on a number of Star Trek video games. Despite his advanced age, he continues to act and appear in films and television.
Walter Koenig is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. People still remember him as Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek franchise. Beginning his career in 1962, he rose to prominence in the late 1970s and has continued to appear on television and in films ever since. People remember Koenig for his humanitarian work and his legendary status in the entertainment industry.
Walter Koenig Wife, Marriage
Walter Koenig married Judy Levitt in 1965. Their son, actor Andrew Koenig, committed suicide. Danielle Koenig, their daughter, is a writer and comedian. He was George Takei’s best man at his wedding.