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]