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Entertainment Robert Walker Jr., 'Star Trek' Actor, Dead at 79

01:25  07 december  2019
01:25  07 december  2019 Source:   etonline.com

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Robert Hudson Walker Jr . (April 15, 1940 – December 5, 2019) was an American actor who was a familiar presence on television in the 1960s and early 1970s. He became less active in later decades. Walker was born in Queens

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

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Actor Robert Walker Jr. has died.

Walker was the son of late Hollywood stars, actor Robert Walker and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Jones. He was 79 years old.

StarTrek.com reported the sad news on Friday, citing his family. Star Trek's official Twitter account also tweeted about his death.

"We are saddened to report the passing of Robert Walker Jr., the actor who played the titular role in Star Trek: The Original Series episode 'Charlie X.' #StarTrek #StarTrekFamily," the tweet reads.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walker died on Thursday in Malibu, California. The cause of death is unknown.

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Robert Walker Jr ., the son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones who starred on a memorable Star Trek episode and in such films as Ensign Pulver and Young Billy Young, died Thursday in Malibu, his wife, Dawn, reported. He was 79 . Walker also appeared with his first wife, Ellie Wood, in the

Robert Walker Jr ., the son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, has died at the age of 79 , according to The Hollywood Reporter. Walker was an actor in his own right, most famously appearing in the second episode of the original “ Star Trek ” series as Charlie X, the survivor of a transport ship

Walker is most known for his role in the Star Trek series, appearing in the second episode as Charlie X, the sole survivor of a shuttle crash. It is later discovered in the 1966 episode after he is rescued that he has special powers.

Aside from his role in the classic Star Trek episode, Walker's other memorable roles included parts in popular television shows such as Bonanza, Charlie’s Angels, Colombo, and Murder, She Wrote. His film roles include the 1969 films Easy Rider and Young Billy Young.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn, and his seven children --  Michelle, David, Charlie, Jordan, Colette, Henry and Emily -- as well as five grandchildren.

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D.C. Fontana, the Star Trek writer who wrote the episode and who passed away on Monday, told StarTrek .com in 2013, “I loved the work Born in in 1940 in Queens, New York, Walker is the son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones. His parents split in 1945 and his mother went on to marry

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