Walter Koenig

1936 - Today

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Walter Marvin Koenig (; born September 14, 1938) is an American actor and screenwriter. He began acting professionally in the mid 1960s and quickly rose to prominence for his supporting role as Ensign Pavel Chekov in Star Trek: The Original Series (1967–1969). He went on to reprise this role in all six original-cast Star Trek films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Koenig has received more than 2,569,233 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Walter Koenig is the 1,466th most popular actor (up from 1,538th in 2019), the 2,606th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,778th in 2019) and the 719th most popular American Actor.

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  • 27

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  • 2.81

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  • 3.60

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Among actors, Walter Koenig ranks 1,466 out of 10,030Before him are Eileen Essell, Graham Greene, Zbigniew Cybulski, Geoffrey Lewis, Peter Boyle, and Billy Drago. After him are John Glover, Kate Jackson, Jane Alexander, Lil Dagover, Valeria Golino, and Lynda Carter.

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Among people born in 1936, Walter Koenig ranks 147Before him are Hifikepunye Pohamba, Zeynab Khanlarova, Julio María Sanguinetti, Carla Bley, Klaus Kinkel, and Philippe Sollers. After him are Siw Malmkvist, Amr Moussa, André Kolingba, William Levada, Lee "Scratch" Perry, and Arend Lijphart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walter Koenig ranks 2,606 out of 15,968Before him are Peter Boyle (1935), John Phillips (1935), Al Di Meola (1954), Jef Raskin (1943), Linda Ronstadt (1946), and Billy Drago (1945). After him are John Glover (1944), Robert Garrett (1875), David Wilkerson (1931), Joseph Heller (1923), Ruth Handler (1916), and Kate Jackson (1948).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Walter Koenig ranks 719Before him are John Hillerman (1932), Mahershala Ali (1974), Marg Helgenberger (1958), Geoffrey Lewis (1935), Peter Boyle (1935), and Billy Drago (1945). After him are John Glover (1944), Kate Jackson (1948), Jane Alexander (1939), Lynda Carter (1951), Marcia Cross (1962), and Lindsay Lohan (1986).

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