A very promising actor of the Star Trek Franchise, Anton Yelchin gets killed at the age of 27, early on Sunday.
Yelchin, 27, was struck by his own car as it rolled backwards down his driveway in Studio City, according to Los Angeles police Officer Jenny Hosier. The car pinned Yelchin against a brick mailbox pillar and a security fence.
As the police said, Anton went out of the car momentarily, but did not specify why he was behind the car at that moment. He was going to meet his friends for a rehearsal, but when Anton Yelchin did not show up, his friends came and found him dead.
At the start of his career, Anton Yelchin played small roles in independent movies and TV shows, but later he played roles in movies like Alpha Dog and Charlie Barlett . His biggest role to date has been as navigator Pavel Chekov in the rebooted “Star Trek” films the third of which, “Star Trek Beyond” comes out in July.
Here’s a compilation on Youtube of Anton Yelchin’s Star Trek character.