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Anton Yelchin is a Actor and In Memory Of American born on 11 march 1989 at Saint Petersburg (Russie)

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin
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Birth name Анто́н Ви́кторович Ельчи́н (Anton Viktorovitch Ieltchine)
Nationality USA
Birth 11 march 1989 at Saint Petersburg (Russie)
Death 19 june 2016 (at 27 years)

Anton Viktorovich Yelchin (Russian: Анто́н Ви́кторович Ельчи́н; born March 11, 1989) is an American film and television actor. 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). Yelchin later appeared on the television series Huff and starred in the films House of D (2005), Alpha Dog (2007), Star Trek (2009) and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Terminator Salvation (2009), Charlie Bartlett (2007) The Smurfs (2011) and its sequel The Smurfs 2, Fright Night (2011), Like Crazy (2011) and Only Lovers Left Alive (2013). Yelchin's role as Jacob Clarke in the Steven Spielberg miniseries Taken was significant in furthering his career as a child actor.


Yelchin was born March 11, 1989, in Leningrad, Russia (modern day Saint Petersburg, then part of the Soviet Union). His family is Jewish. His parents, Irina (née Korina) and Viktor Yelchin, were pair figure skaters who were celebrities as stars of the Leningrad Ice Ballet for 15 years.

Nationally, Yelchin's parents were the third-ranked pair team; they thus qualified for the 1972 Winter Olympics, but were not permitted to participate by the Soviet authorities (Yelchin has said the reason was unclear: "I don't exactly know what that was – because they were Jewish or because the KGB didn't want them to travel"). His family moved to the United States in September 1989, when Anton was six months old, after receiving political refugee status from the United States Department of State. Yelchin's mother worked as a figure skating choreographer and his father as a figure skating coach, having been Sasha Cohen's first trainer. Yelchin's uncle is the children's author and painter Eugene Yelchin.

Yelchin has stated that he "wasn't very good" at figure skating, his parents' profession. He once played in a punk band named The Hammerheads, though the group has since disbanded. He enjoys playing the guitar, having said that it gives him "a lot of fulfillment", and is a fan of acoustic blues music. He attended the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, in Tarzana, California, and enrolled at the University of Southern California in the fall (September/October) of 2007 to study film. As of 2009, he lives in Burbank, California.

Best films

Terminator Salvation (2009)
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
(In Memory Of)

Usually with

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J. J. Abrams
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Simon Pegg
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Filmography of Anton Yelchin (46 films)

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Thoroughbreds, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children
Actors Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Francie Swift, Alex Wolff
Roles Tim
Rating65% 3.2979153.2979153.2979153.2979153.297915
Un soir dans une banlieue du Connecticut, Amanda euthanasie un cheval avec un couteau et se retrouve accusée de cruauté animale.
Rise (2016)
, 5minutes
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Themes Robot films
Actors Karen Olivo, Guy Wilson, Anton Yelchin, Rufus Sewell, Tim Kang
Roles Basil
Rating66% 3.333193.333193.333193.333193.33319
Green Room
Green Room (2016)
, 1h35
Directed by Jeremy Saulnier
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Actors Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, Joe Cole
Roles Pat
Rating69% 3.497433.497433.497433.497433.49743
A murder occurs during a punk band's concert, leaving the band stuck in the venue.
Star Trek Beyond, 2h2
Directed by Justin Lin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Simon Pegg
Roles Ensign Pavel Chekov
Rating69% 3.4973653.4973653.4973653.4973653.497365
2263. Sur une planète, le capitaine James T. Kirk agit à titre d'ambassadeur pour conclure un traité de paix entre deux peuples ennemis. En guise de cadeau, il apporte un artéfact qui faisait partie d'une puissante arme inconnue. Cependant, le chef de la planète s'emporte, croyant qu'on veut se moquer de lui et soumettre son peuple. Kirk tente de l'apaiser, mais le chef préfère attaquer Kirk, imité par ses congénères. Grâce à Scotty, Kirk retourne sur le vaisseau USS Enterprise. Après cette mission manquée, Kirk se questionne sur son rôle dans Starfleet. Après trois ans de mission et alors que son anniversaire approche — il aura un an de plus que son père quand il est mort —, il n'éprouve plus qu'ennui et malaise, même si son équipage est l'un des meilleurs selon ses dires.
Broken Horses, 1h40
Directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Vincent D'Onofrio, Anton Yelchin, Thomas Jane, Sean Patrick Flanery, María Valverde, Chris Marquette
Roles Jacob Heckum
Rating57% 2.853492.853492.853492.853492.85349
Firmly in the tradition of American Westerns, it follows the lives of the two orphaned brothers. The older one, Buddy, sees his father being shot. Vulnerable and described as “slow”, Buddy gets co-opted by gangster Julius Hench (Vincent D’Onofrio) and turns into his key assassin. While Buddy grows up in a lawless environment, younger brother Jakey is a violinist auditioning for the New York Philharmonic and on the verge of marrying his Italian girlfriend. But first Jakey must return to his dusty home town near the U.S.-Mexican border to receive his wedding present from his older brother. Returning to that one-horse town opens up unhealed wounds and forces Jakey and Buddy to confront some ugly truths.
Unity (2015)
, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Lena Headey, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Narrator (voice)
Rating72% 3.6422353.6422353.6422353.6422353.642235
UNITY will be a documentary that explores humanity’s transformation. It will be a film about "compassion for all beings", all “expressions of life”, and going beyond any and all “separation based on form”. The film is presented in five chapters: 'Cosmic', 'Mind', 'Body', 'Heart' and 'Soul'.
Experimenter, 1h38
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Psychologie
Actors Taryn Manning, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, Peter Sarsgaard, Anton Yelchin, John Leguizamo
Roles Rensaleer
Rating65% 3.2990853.2990853.2990853.2990853.299085
À New York, dans les années 1960-1970, les expériences d'obéissance à l'autorité du psychologue Stanley Milgram.
The Driftless Area
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin, Aubrey Plaza, Alia Shawkat, Ciarán Hinds, John Hawkes
Roles Pierre
Rating53% 2.651832.651832.651832.651832.65183
The film tells the story of a young man by the name of Pierre Hunter (Anton Yelchin) who falls in love with a mysterious woman named Stella (Zooey Deschanel) and finds himself in a game out of cat and mouse with a somewhat idiotic but nonetheless capable and violent criminal named Shane (John Hawkes) in a story that is equal parts about fate, love, coming-of-age, and life in a small-town.
Rudderless (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by William H. Macy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors William H. Macy, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Miles Heizer, Kate Micucci, Jamie Chung
Roles Quentin
Rating73% 3.6980753.6980753.6980753.6980753.698075
The film opens as Josh Manning (Miles Heizer) is recording his own songs in his college dormitory dorm room for demo and is interrupted by one of his floor mates looking for someone. He stops recording, annoyed at the interruption. Meanwhile, his father Sam Manning (Billy Crudup) has succeeded in landing a large account at his advertising firm, and calls Josh to celebrate with him at the end of that day’s classes. Josh tells him he can’t make it but his father insists, though Josh begins to make his way to the campus library anyway. Sam continues to wait at the bar where he told him to meet him and even leaves a message for Josh who has apparently stood him up. He is distracted by a news report of a school shooting incident at his son’s campus library on the television in the bar.
We Don't Belong Here
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families
Actors Catherine Keener, Kaitlyn Dever, Anton Yelchin, Riley Keough, Cary Elwes, Maya Rudolph
Roles Maxwell Green
Rating50% 2.5133552.5133552.5133552.5133552.513355
Nancy Green (Catherine Keener) is the mother of a dysfunctional family. She is pushed to her limits after the disappearance of her son, Maxwell Green (Anton Yelchin).
5 to 7
5 to 7 (2014)
, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Anton Yelchin, Glenn Close, Frank Langella, Bérénice Marlohe, Lambert Wilson, Olivia Thirlby
Roles Brian Bloom
Rating71% 3.5503453.5503453.5503453.5503453.550345
A writer (Yelchin) meets and falls in love with a French older woman (Marlohe). Her open marriage with a diplomat (Wilson) only allows them to meet from 5 to 7 p.m.
Cymbeline (2014)
, 1h37
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Théâtre, Transport films, Motocyclette, Films about psychiatry, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Gangster films
Actors Ethan Hawke, Milla Jovovich, Dakota Johnson, Anton Yelchin, Penn Badgley, Ed Harris
Roles Cloten
Rating37% 1.857831.857831.857831.857831.85783
Based on the play Cymbeline by William Shakespeare, the story revolves around a war between dirty cops and a bigger gang, and a drug kingpin who is driven to desperate measures.
Burying the Ex, 1h30
Directed by Joe Dante
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Anton Yelchin, Ashley Greene, Alexandra Daddario, Oliver Cooper, Archie Hahn, Gabrielle Christian
Roles Max
Rating54% 2.703432.703432.703432.703432.70343
Max is dating the overbearing Evelyn who he's afraid to break up with. When she's killed in a freak accident, he falls in love with Olivia, with whom he is much better suited. However Evelyn rises from the grave and wants to continue her relationship with Max.
Dying of the Light, 1h34
Directed by Paul Schrader
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Nicolas Cage, Anton Yelchin, Irène Jacob, Silas Carson, Victor Webster, Adetomiwa Edun
Roles Milton Schultz
Rating45% 2.25342.25342.25342.25342.2534
Evan Lake (Nicolas Cage) is a highly decorated veteran CIA agent and Intelligence Star recipient reduced to a desk job at Langley with his protege and close friend Milton "Milt" Schultz (Anton Yelchin). 22 years ago during in op in Africa, Lake was captured by terrorist Muhammad Banir (Alexander Karim) and tortured by having his head repeatedly bashed and having his ear mutilated. During the extraction and ensuing explosion, Banir went missing and was presumed dead, although Lake never bought it and has obsessively tried to find Banir ever since. As a result of the trauma he sustained under torture, Lake is now suffering from early stage frontal temporal dementia, and his boss considers him a liability to the agency.
Only Lovers Left Alive, 2h3
Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Horror, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film
Actors Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, John Hurt, Jeffrey Wright
Roles Ian
Rating72% 3.600233.600233.600233.600233.60023
Married for centuries and now living half a world apart, two vampires wake as the sun goes down. Adam sits holding a lute, in his cluttered Detroit Victorian, as Eve wakes up in her bedroom in Tangier, surrounded by books. Rather than feeding on humans, they are, like addicts, dependent on local suppliers of the "good stuff", fearing contamination from blood poisoned by the degradation of the environment. Adam visits a local blood bank in the dead of night, masquerading as "Dr. Faust", paying "Dr. Watson" for his coveted O negative, while Eve relies on their old friend Christopher Marlowe, who faked his death in 1593 and now lives under the protection of a local man.