Walter Koenig gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Star Trek and Babylon 5 actor Walter Koenig is to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The actor is the only cast member of the original Star Trek series not too – currently – have a ,star on the Walk of Fame. Lead stars of Star Trek William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelly all have stars on the walk as do other members of the original Star Trek cast. Now Walter Koenig will also have one, its been reported. The actor played Pavel Chekov in the original series (from the second season onwards) and subsequent films.
Koenig also appeared in the 1990s sci-fi series Babylon 5 in the recurring role of Alfred Bester, a PSI Cop who routinely shows up on the space station with an agenda all of his own. Bester was a firm fan favourite and was due to appear in the short-lived spin-off Crusade before its demise.