1980s: Wrote an issue of the Star Trek comic book for DC Comics.
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[on being cast as Pavel Chekov] I was only one of two people who auditioned for the part, which is quite extraordinary. Considering that this has so materially effected the last 35 years of my life... a couple of hours after I auditioned, I heard that I had gotten the role.
is of Russian Jewish ancestry, which made him a good candidate for Chekov on Star Trek
(1966). His family had emigrated from Lithuania, USSR and changed their original surname (Koenigsberg).
Unique Chekov accent in which he pronounces V as W, e.g. "nuclear vessels" becomes "nuclear wessels"