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The Curse of the Child Star
 The Curse of 
 the Child Star 

The Curse of the Child Star

Haim latest among many 80s teen celebs to meet bad ends

(Newser) - When Corey Haim died of a suspected overdose yesterday, he joined a long line of child stars with tragic adult lives. Eighties TV seems especially cursed: Andrew Koenig from Growing Pains killed himself last month, Diff'rent Strokes' Dana Plato robbed a video store at gunpoint and later ODed on Vicodin,...

Celebs Mourn Andrew Koenig
 Celebs Mourn Andrew Koenig 

Celebs Mourn Andrew Koenig

Dad's 'Star Trek' costars and others respond to suicide

(Newser) - As the Koenig family sent out a statement thanking everyone for the “kind thoughts at this difficult time,” celebrities mourned Andrew publicly. The responses so far, rounded up by E! :
  • William Shatner: “My deepest sympathies to Andrew Koenig's family. I will grieve with them."
  • Levar Burton:

Andrew Koenig Took Own Life: Dad

Walter Koenig, friends found actor's body in Vancouver park

(Newser) - Andrew Koenig committed suicide, said the actor’s father, who, along with a number of the 41-year-old’s friends, found Koenig’s body in a Vancouver park. Andrew Koenig played Richard “Boner” Stabone on the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains. Father Walter Koenig, who played Chekhov on the original Star ...

Police Think They Found Andrew Koenig's Body

It's found in a Vancouver park; news conference later

(Newser) - Vancouver police have found a body in a city park they think is missing actor Andrew Koenig. A news conference is scheduled for later tonight with his parents, reports People . Koenig, who played "Boner" on the sitcom Growing Pains, has been missing since Feb. 16. The 41-year-old had been...

Andrew Koenig's Parents Walk Out on Larry King

Missing persons coordinator fears suicide for Growing Pains star

(Newser) - The mystery of missing Andrew Koenig deepens: Last night, his parents inexplicably walked out on Larry King Live two minutes before their scheduled interview. “We checked them out, they were prepared to go on,” King said upon returning from commercial. “I said hello, they both said hello,...

Andrew Koenig's Dad: Let Us Know You're OK

Former Star Trek actor pleads for son to get in touch

(Newser) - Andrew Koenig's father pleaded on television for his son to give his family a sign that he was all right. Two weeks after the actor disappeared, Walter Koenig—also an actor, the one who played Chekov on the original Star Trek—called a press conference with his wife. "I...

Andrew Koenig Cleaned Out Apartment Feb. 4

Missing Growing Pains actor didn't plan to come back, says landlord

(Newser) - Evidence that Andrew Koenig’s disappearance was planned far in advance continues to mount. The Growing Pains actor gave his landlord 30 days' notice to move out of his Venice, Calif., apartment in January. He was completely moved out by Feb. 4, before he left to visit friends in Vancouver....

Cops: Andrew Koenig Likely Alive, 'Lying Low'

Evidence suggests 'Growing Pains' star is still in Vancouver area

(Newser) - Vancouver police believe Andrew Koenig—"Boner" from Growing Pains—is still alive and “just lying low.” After tracking his ATM card and phone usage, a constable tells Radar “electronic information leads us to believe that Andrew is still in the Vancouver area.” He describes police...

Andrew Koenig's Friends, Family Recall Warning Signs

Sent 'despondent' letter, says dad

(Newser) - In the wake of Andrew Koenig’s disappearance, friends and family are recalling warning signs the Growing Pains actor gave. One filmmaker tells the New York Daily News Koenig refused two editing gigs and returned a few personal items to his doorstep before leaving for Vancouver. “He was kind...

'Boner' From Growing Pains Missing
'Boner' From Growing Pains Missing

'Boner' From Growing Pains Missing

Andrew Koenig, 41, last seen in Vancouver 1 week ago

(Newser) - The actor who played "Boner" on the '80s family sitcom Growing Pains has been reported missing in Vancouver. Andrew Koenig, 41, the son of Star Trek actor Walter Koenig, was last seen a week ago and missed a flight to the US on Feb. 16, reports USA Today . Koenig's...

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