Anton Yelchin


Age: 27

actor who played the young incarnation of the excitable officer Pavel Chekov on the Starship Enterprise in the rebooted Star Trek movie series, who was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia in what was then the Soviet Union to figure skaters Irina Korina and Viktor Yelchin who were superstars of the Leningrad Ice Ballet (the family fled to live in Los Angeles six months later), and who also made memorable appearances on TV shows like ER, The Practice, and Curb Your Enthusiasm as a child actor.

Cause of Death: Blunt traumatic asphyxia sustained in a freak car accident

Born: March 11, 1989

Died: June 19, 2016

Studio City, California