Anton Yelchin, best known for his role as Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek movies has passed away. The actor died after being involved in a car accident yesterday morning.
Further details about the accident and it’s cause have yet to be revealed. Yelchin’s popularity might have stemmed from his Star Trek role but his talents were noted in performances in movies like Fright Night, Alpha Dogs and Terminator Salvation.
Messages From Friends
Since the news broke fans and friends have spoken about the young actor and the impact of his death:
— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) June 19, 2016
Anton Yelchin was one of my best friends. Can’t say anything that conveys what this feels like
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) June 19, 2016
Devastated to hear about the brilliant Anton Yelchin. He was thoughtful, kind, and gifted. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) June 19, 2016
I am utterly heartbroken about this terrible news. Anton Yelchin was a gift to this world. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) June 19, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers are with Anton’s family and friends at this time.
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