Anton Yelchin

Biography

Anton Viktorovich Yelchin (March 11, 1989 – June 19, 2016) was an American film and television actor, known for portraying Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek reboot series, and for several other prominent roles.

Born to a Russian Jewish family in Leningrad, Yelchin relocated to the United States as an infant. He began performing in the late 1990s, appearing in several television roles and the Hollywood films Along Came a Spider and Hearts in Atlantis (both 2001). His role as Jacob Clarke in the Steven Spielberg miniseries Taken was significant in furthering his career as a child actor. He later appeared on the television series Huff and appeared in the films Terminator Salvation (2009), Charlie Bartlett (2007), Fright Night (2011), Like Crazy (2011), The Smurfs (2011) and Only Lovers Left Alive (2013). He appears in Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and will appear posthumously in Star Trek Beyond (2016).

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Anton Viktorovich Yelchin (March 11, 1989 – June 19, 2016) was an American film and television actor, known for portraying Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek reboot series, and for several other prominent roles.

Born to a Russian Jewish family in Leningrad, Yelchin relocated to the United States as an infant. He began performing in the late 1990s, appearing in several television roles and the Hollywood films Along Came a Spider and Hearts in Atlantis (both 2001). His role as Jacob Clarke in the Steven Spielberg miniseries Taken was significant in furthering his career as a child actor. He later appeared on the television series Huff and appeared in the films Terminator Salvation (2009), Charlie Bartlett (2007), Fright Night (2011), Like Crazy (2011), The Smurfs (2011) and Only Lovers Left Alive (2013). He appears in Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and will appear posthumously in Star Trek Beyond (2016).

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 50

Birthday 1989-03-11

Day of Death 2016-06-19

Place of Birth Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia]

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Anton Viktorovich Yelchin

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Star Trek Beyond as Chekov
2016 Green Room as Pat
2016 Rise as Basil
2016 Porto as Jake Kleeman
2015 Experimenter as Rensaleer
2015 Unity as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2015 The Driftless Area as Pierre
2015 Broken Horses as Jacob Heckum
2015 Kiss Kiss Fingerbang as Dr. Jack Stewart
2014 Dying of the Light as Milton Schultz
2014 Rudderless as Quentin
2014 Burying the Ex as Max
2014 Cymbeline as Cloten
2014 5 to 7 as Brian Bloom
2013 Only Lovers Left Alive as Ian
2013 The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow as Clumsy Smurf (voice)
2013 The Smurfs 2 as Clumsy Smurf
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness as Chekov
2013 Odd Thomas as Odd Thomas
2011 The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol as Clumsy (Voice)
2011 Like Crazy as Jacob
2011 Fright Night as Charlie Brewster
2011 The Smurfs as Clumsy Smurf (voice)
2011 The Beaver as Porter Black
2011 You and I as Edward
2010 Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac as Ace Zuckerman
2009 Terminator Salvation as Kyle Reese
2009 Star Trek as Pavel Chekov
2008 New York, I Love You as Boy (segment "Brett Ratner")
2008 Charlie Bartlett as Charlie Bartlett
2008 Middle of Nowhere as Dorian Spitz
2006 Alpha Dog as Zack Mazursky
2005 Criminal Minds(1 episode)
2005 Criminal Minds(1 episode) as Nathan Harris
2005 House of D as Tommy
2005 Fierce People as Finn Earl
2004 Huff(26 episodes) as Byrd Huffstodt
2002 Taken(2 episodes) as Jacob Clarke
2002 A Time for Dancing as Jackson Michaels
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode) as Keith Tyler
2001 Hearts in Atlantis as Robert 'Bobby' Garfield
2001 Along Came a Spider as Dimitri Storodubov
2001 15 Minutes as Boy in Burning Building
2001 Delivering Milo as Milo
2000 Geppetto as Featured
1999 Judging Amy(1 episode) as Davis Bishop
1997 The Practice(2 episodes) as Justin Langer
1994 ER(1 episode) as Robbie Edelstein
1900 We Don't Belong Here as Maxwell Green
1900 Rememory as Todd
1900 Thoroughbred

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