Walter Koenig, on September 10, will at long last receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. To celebrate the landmark achievement, fans and friends will gather together for an event dubbed The Walter Koenig Star Celebration – A Gala Tribute and Convention. The Star Celebration will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9, in advance of Koenig’s induction ceremony on Monday, September 10. Fans, on Saturday and Sunday, will be treated to screenings at the famous Egyptian Theatre of Koenig’s favorite Star Trek films (The Wrath of Khan, Of Gods and Men) and episodes (“Spectre of the Gun”), as well as other projects (Roddenberry on Patrol, Inalienable); a Q&A with Koenig; panels devoted to Star Trek, Babylon 5 and Inalienable; a 46th Anniversary Party (at the Beverly Garland Hotel on Saturday, with music by The Gary Graham Band); and a Celebrity Roast and Gala/Dinner on Sunday.
Celebrities expected to be on hand throughout the weekend include: Nichelle Nichols, Celeste Yarnall, Jack Donner, Michael Dante, Victor Brandt, Bobby Clark, Harlan Ellison, Marina Sirtis, Wil Wheaton, Tim Russ, Gary Graham, Armin Shimerman, Arne Starr, Bruce Boxleitner, Jerry Doyle, Tracy Scoggins and Courtney Peldon. Leonard Nimoy, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and Babylon 5 creator-producer J. Michael Straczynski will join Koenig at the induction ceremony on Monday.
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