‘Star Trek’ Actor Anton Yelchin, 27, Dies in Accident

Anton Yelchin

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin has died in an accident at his home:

According to reports, Yelchin’s friends alerted police when he failed to turn up to a rehearsal scheduled to start some hours earlier. They then discovered the actor in his driveway at around 1am. No other vehicles are thought to have been involved.

TMZ has a few more details.

Yelchin is best known for playing Chekhov in the recent Star Trek films, and the thriller Alpha Dog. He was 27.

The AP adds:

Yelchin, an only child, was born in Russia. His parents were professional figure skaters who moved the family to the United States when Yelchin was a baby. Yelchin’s family requests privacy at this time.

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