- Anton Yelchin died much too young
- The actor died tragically at the age of 27
- This is how he died
Like countless celebrities, we lost Anton Yelchin way too early. The Star Trek actor was only 27 years old. He was an emerging talent and had a promising career ahead of him.
Anton Yelchin: He was crushed by his car
The actor passed away on June 19, 2016. Yelchin's car reportedly rolled down the steep driveway to his Studio City estate in Los Angeles and was caught between his vehicle and the front gate.
Friends are said to have found him after he failed to show up for a rehearsal. After his tragic death, Anton Yelchin received a statue at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in 2021.
His parents gave an emotional speech at the celebration, remembering their only son. Also, fellow actors Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Lawrence, Demi Moore with daughter Rumer Willis, and Star Trek producer J.J. Abrams attended the ceremony.