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Walter Koenig Born: 09/14/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Born Walter Marvin Koenig (pronounced KAY-nig) in Chicago, IL on Sept. 14, 1936, he was the son of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania who shortened the family surname from Konigsberg to Koenig. His family moved to Manhattan during his early childhood, and Koenig's first exposure to acting came while a student at Fieldston High School in Riverdale, NY, where he appeared in productions of classic theater like "Peer Gynt" and "The Devil's Disciple." He attended Grinnell College to pursue a pre-med degree, but later transferred to UCLA, where he received his bachelor's degree in psychology. A professor at the school encouraged Koenig to fulfill his acting ambitions, and he join...

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