Anton Yelchin

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). Description above from the Wikipedia article Anton Yelchin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

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When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Karl Urban

Star Trek (2009)

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The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  Eric Bana

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charlize Theron  •  Edward Burns  •  Kelsey Grammer

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Herzfeld
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charlize Theron  •  Edward Burns  •  Kelsey Grammer

Alpha Dog (2006)

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Hearts in Atlantis (2001)

A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Hope Davis  •  Mika Boorem

A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Hicks
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Hope Davis  •  Mika Boorem

House of D (2004)

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In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her husband, the young boy is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Duchovny
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  David Duchovny  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Téa Leoni

In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her husband, the young boy is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Duchovny
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  David Duchovny  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Téa Leoni

Dying of the Light (2014)

Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his sworn enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Alexander Karim  •  Irène Jacob

Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his sworn enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Alexander Karim  •  Irène Jacob

Delivering Milo (2001)

A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Albert Finney  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott

A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Albert Finney  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott

The Smurfs (2011)

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Jayma Mays  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Hank Azaria

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Jayma Mays  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Hank Azaria

The Beaver (2011)

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Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his parents to get a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Anton Yelchin

Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his parents to get a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jodie Foster
CAST:  Jodie Foster  •  Mel Gibson  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Anton Yelchin

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)

The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Lord
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Brian Blessed

The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Lord
CAST:  Hugh Grant  •  Brendan Gleeson  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Brian Blessed

Cymbeline (2014)

War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Dakota Johnson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Ethan Hawke

War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Dakota Johnson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Ethan Hawke

5 to 7 (2014)

A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Levin
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Bérénice Marlohe  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lambert Wilson

A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Levin
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Bérénice Marlohe  •  Olivia Thirlby  •  Lambert Wilson

Rudderless (2014)

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A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William H. Macy
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Huffman  •  Selena Gomez

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William H. Macy
CAST:  Billy Crudup  •  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Huffman  •  Selena Gomez

The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol (2013)

When Grouchy Smurf behaves badly to everyone and refuses to celebrate Christmas, the Smurfs of Christmas Past, Present and Future teach him to appreciate Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Troy Quane
CAST:  Jack Angel  •  Fred Armisen  •  Hank Azaria  •  Gary Basaraba

When Grouchy Smurf behaves badly to everyone and refuses to celebrate Christmas, the Smurfs of Christmas Past, Present and Future teach him to appreciate Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Troy Quane
CAST:  Jack Angel  •  Fred Armisen  •  Hank Azaria  •  Gary Basaraba

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Karl Urban  •  Zoe Saldana

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Chris Pine  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Karl Urban  •  Zoe Saldana

The Smurfs 2 (2013)

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The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Christina Ricci  •  Katy Perry  •  Hank Azaria

The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, and only a secret ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Christina Ricci  •  Katy Perry  •  Hank Azaria

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

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A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  John Hurt

A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  John Hurt

Odd Thomas (2013)

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Nico Tortorella  •  Addison Timlin

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Nico Tortorella  •  Addison Timlin

Like Crazy (2011)

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A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Jones  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Charlie Bewley

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Jones  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Charlie Bewley
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