Andrew Koenig, of ‘Growing Pains,’ Found Dead
Jewish actor was son of Walter, of ‘Star Trek’
Andrew Koenig, an actor most famous for playing Richard ‘Boner’ Stabone on the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains, was found dead in Vancouver yesterday after a couple days of being missing. The 41-year-old had been suffering from depression.
Koenig’s father, Walter, played Chekov on the original Star Trek series. Chekov, the youngest member of the U.S.S. Enterprise, is of course Russian; Walter was born to Lithuanian Jews.
Andrew Koenig’s Body Believed to Have Been Found [People.com via Jewish Journal]
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