And Star Trek legend Walter Koenig was clearly delighted to be given a spot on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.
The 75-year--old, who played Russian Ensign Pavel Chekov, could not hide his joy as he posed with fellow series originals and his family at the unveiling ceremony.
Baldly going where no man has gone before: Star Trek legend Walter Koenig was delighted to receive his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today
'It's a joyous occasion and I am deeply honoured.'
It is eight years since the last member of the cast was recognized, with James Doohan, who played Scottish engineer Montogomery Scott, give a spot for his contribution to television.
And three of his crew mates turned out to appear with their old friend, with Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols and George Takai serving as his Starfleet guard of honour.
Guard of honor: Costars Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols and George Takei turned out to salute their friend
Family guy: His wife Judy Levitt and daughter Danielle were also proud to see him receive the recognition
Big moment: The star seemed to enjoy unveiling his star while surrounded by a gaggle of fans and friends
The show's star William Shatner, who played Captain James T Kirk, was conspicuous by his absence however.
Perhaps even more joyful for Walter will have been celebrating with his wife Judy Levitt and daughter Danielle, who both gave him congratulatory kisses.
William Shatner was the first crew member to receive a star, and by 1992 James and Walter were the only crew members not to have one.
Where's William? Shatner did not make an appearance despite the fact he played Captain Kirk
Old rivals: While George resented Walter initially they have became firm friends over the years
Fame game: While he also starred in Babylon 4 he is still best known for playing Chekov