VIDEO: Walter Koenig Speaks Out About Missing Growing Pains Star

Feb. 22 2010, Published 2:15 p.m. ET

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Star Trek’s Walter Koenig says his missing 41 year old son Andrew, a former star of Growing Pains, was depressed, has learned.

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Walter spoke to KABC-TV Channel 7, Los Angeles, about his son who disappeared on Valentine’s Day in Vancouver, British Columbia.

“His been depressed, he’s been depressed,” the actor who played Chekov said about his son, who played Kirk Cameron’s best friend in the 80s.

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As first reported Walter is on his way to Canada to help in the search.

“He tried to get ahead in this business,” Walter said of his son who been working as a TV editor recently.

“He’s been working with it a long time,” he said.

Water asked for the public’s help in the search for his son, by posting on his website, Andrew “is a funny, caring, gifted and passionate multi-taltent young man.”

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The website is getting so much traffic that it crashed Monday afternoon.

Walter Koenig’s Website

The last place the actor, 41, was spotted was at a bakery in the Stanley Park area of Vancouver on February 14, according to his father, who hasn’t heard from his son since February 9th when they chatted on the phone.

The Koenigs are asking anyone with information about Andrew contact Vancouver PD Det. Raymond Payette at 604-717-2534.



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