Andrew Koenig

Actor
The son of "Star Trek" (NBC, 1966-1968) actor Walter Koenig, Andrew Koenig was an actor and occasional director and writer who rose to fame in the late 1980s as a recurring character on the family sitcom "Growing Pains" ... Read more »
Born: 08/17/1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (3)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1992 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Great O'Grady 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Growing Pains (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

The son of "Star Trek" (NBC, 1966-1968) actor Walter Koenig, Andrew Koenig was an actor and occasional director and writer who rose to fame in the late 1980s as a recurring character on the family sitcom "Growing Pains" (ABC, 1985-1992). He shifted his focus to production work in the new millennium, but his accomplishments in both fields were overshadowed by his unexpected disappearance and untimely death in 2010.

Relationships

Walter Koenig Actor

Father
Played Pavel Chekov in "Star Trek" the series and the films

Danielle Koenig

Sister

Judith Levitt

Mother

Milestones

2006

Acted in the independent film, "The Theory of Everything"

2006

Worked as a video producer for the podcast "Never Not Funny"

2004

Helmed the short film, "Instinct vs. Reason"

2003

Wrote, produced directed the short, "Good Boy"

2003

Played the role of The Joker in the critically succcessful short film, "Batman: Dead End"

1993

Had a minor role as a rebellious alien in the "Sanctuary" episode of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"

1990

Voiced Ambush in the animated series, "G.I. Joe"

1988

Acted in an episode of "21 Jump Street" (Fox)

1985

Best known for playing Richard 'Boner' Stabone, best friend to Kirk Cameron's character Mike Seaver, in the first four seasons of ABC's "Growing Pains"

1973

Made his TV debut on an episode of "Adam-12" (NBC)

Bonus Trivia

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Koenig was credited as the partial inspiration for science fiction legend Harlan Ellison’s short story "Jeffty is Five," which earned a Hugo Award.

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Koenig was reported missing by friends and family in February 2010. He was last seen in West Vancouver, BC on February 14, and missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S. on February 16.

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Koenig's body was found Feb. 25, 2010 in a park in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is believed to have committed suicide. The exact date of his death is unknown.

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Koenig was arrested at the Rose Bowl in 2008 while protesting U.S. involvement in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in China. He opposed U.S. participation because of China's support for a repressive regime in Myanmar, also known as Burma.

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