"MJ: Did the cast know you were gay? GT: Most of them knew, but they were cool. They knew what impact it could have on an actor's career. Once I was at work chatting with Walter Koenig, who played Pavel Chekov, and he started gesturing at a group of young extras who were dressed in the Starfleet shirt. There was a gorgeous young guy...and that's when I knew that Walter knew. I turned back to him and he was grinning. He was helping me out! Bill was oblivious."