Walter Koenig is an actor, writer, teacher, producer, and now a Jacobs/Brown Press author.
You know Walter for playing Chekov on Star Trek, and Alfred Bester in Babylon 5. Besides this two continuing roles, Walter has been a familiar face on television for five decades, with roles on prime-time network series such as Gene Roddenberry's The Lieutenant, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Mr. Novak, Ben Casey, Gidget, I Spy, Mannix, Medical Center, The Virginian, Ironside, The Starlost, Diagnosis: Murder, and Columbo (with William Shatner), among many others.
His screenwriting credits include Land of the Lost, The Powers of Matthew Star, the 2007 film InAlienable, and Star Trek: The Animated Series.
Walter's books include Chekov's Enterprise: A Personal Journal of the Making of Star Trek - The Motion Picture (1980); Buck Alice and the Actor-Robot (1988), Warped Factors: A Neurotic's Guide to the Universe (1998), the graphic novel Walter Koenig's Things to Come, and Beaming Up and Getting Off: Life Before and Beyond Star Trek (2020). And you can be sure Walter's new book includes stories of a life in Star Trek, too!
-- The Reviews are in!--
“A witty and candid autobiography.” – TV Guide
“Recounts his ups and downs with objectivity and wit.” – Entertainment Weekly
“Honest humor and obvious intelligence … terrific writing.” – Publisher’s Weekly
“A satisfying read for both Star Trek and Babylon 5 fans, as well as those curious about the life and struggles of an actor.” – Feathered Quill
“Koenig offers a candid, insightful, irreverent, witty, refreshingly honest account of his life.” – Jewish Times
“Nervy, smart and riddled with a wry sense of self-disdain, Koenig’s autobiography is a treat … What’s striking is just how fine a writer Koenig is.” – SPX
“This book is a great effort; it’s objective, funny and unusually modest.” – Area 51
“Koenig’s autobiography is funny, self-deprecating and … sadly knowing.” – TVZone
“Terrific … extremely humorous, occasionally bittersweet … it’s a delight." –Starlog