1 Overview 2 Biography 2.1 Early life & career 2.2 The Five-Year Mission 2.3 The V'Ger encounter 2.4 The Wrath of Khan 2.5 The Search for Spock 2.6 The Voyage Home 2.7 The Final Frontier 2.8 The Undiscovered Country 2.9 The Enterprise-B 3 Notes & Trivia 4 Appearances 5 See also 6 External … Anton Yelchin was best known for portraying Pavel Chekov in the "Star Trek" reboot, but his acting career spanned 15 years. Pavel played hockey during his high school years in Russia, and made the national play-offs during his junior (2259) and senior (2260) years. In later episodes, his own hair grew out enough to accomplish the look with a comb-over. Koenig reprised the role of Chekov for the fan webseries Star Trek: New Voyages, "To Serve All My Days", and the independent Sky Conway/Tim Russ film, Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, both in 2006, and Star Trek: Renegades in 2015. He was slated to play Bester on the spin-off series Crusade, but the series was cancelled before his episode was filmed. As detailed on his official website, he visited refugee camps along the Burma-Thailand border from July 16 to 25, 2007. He received Saturn Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor in a Film for both Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Walter Koenig — actor, director, screenwriter, novelist, acting professor, and comic book creator — played Ensign Pavel Chekov in the orignal Star Trek begining with Season 2. Walter Koenig began his acting career in 1962 as an uncredited, non-speaking Sentry in the TV series Combat! 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Do you think he should simply replace Yelchin by beeing Pavel Chekov, or would you put him in the cast as - for example - an uncle of Pavel Chekov. Pavel Andreievich Chekov ( Russian: Павел Андреевич Чехов) is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe. He filmed a few FMV sequences for a re-released copy of the game Star Trek Starfleet Academy for PCs. Yelchin was born in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) in Russia, then the second largest city of the Soviet Union. The movie played the SF Indiefest and the Silverlake Film Festival, followed by a limited release in major cities. After Star Trek, and before the movies started, Koenig found some work as a writer. [21] He played an evil newspaper tycoon in Blue Dream from director Gregory Hatanaka. Although he mainly served as the navigator aboard the USS Enterprise and the USS Enterprise-A, he has had the most variable amount of positions than any other senior crewmember under Captain James T. Kirk. 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