1980s: Wrote an issue of the Star Trek comic book for DC Comics.
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Did You Know?
I didn't watch Star Trek: The Original Series
(1966) the first year it was on, before I was on the show. I took one look at the Styrofoam rocks and said: "There's no way I'm going to watch this!".
Before becoming Chekov on the original Star Trek: The Original Series
(1966) series, Walter Koenig auditioned for the role of hip surfer Stu Casey (later Riley) a character introduced for the 1965 (year two) season of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
(1964). Koenig lost the role to actor Allan Hunt
, who only played the role for one year since he was drafted into service in Vietnam. But the two ...
Unique Chekov accent in which he pronounces V as W, e.g. "nuclear vessels" becomes "nuclear wessels"