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Koenig to return to Mayfair Land at Gen Con

By Nick Bullock
Published: May 15, 2013
Mayfair Games and Gen Con announced May 15 that for the second straight year, a science fiction legend will join Mayfair Land at Gen Con 2013.

Walter Koenig, who portrayed Ensign Pavel Chekov in the original Star Trek TV series, will be in the general autograph area Thursday, Aug. 16, and at the Mayfair booth Friday, Aug. 17, where he will sign autographs, according to a press release from Mayfair Games.

In addition to playing Chekov, one of television’s most beloved characters, Koenig is also a producer, director, writer and teacher. As an actor, he also portrayed Alfred Bester on Babylon 5. He has also appeared in more than a dozen films and numerous other television shows. Koenig was recognized in 2012 with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.