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RIP Robert "Charlie X" Walker Jr.

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edited December 2019 in Strange New Worlds
Robert Walker Jr., son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, died Thursday, his family confirmed to the official website for the television show “Star Trek.” He was 79.

Walker Jr. is best remembered for playing the titular Charlie Evans in the “Star Trek” episode “Charlie X” from the show’s first season in 1966. His character was a teenage social misfit with psychic powers. The episode was written by D.C. Fontana who also died earlier this week.


  • WaldoMagWaldoMag ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2019

    I also remember him in Combat 12 O'Clock High playing a German Spy.
    I always liked his acting and his choices of roles.
  • Dirk GundersonDirk Gunderson ✭✭✭✭✭
    Sad week for Trekkies...
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