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Anton Yelchin Biography

Anton Yelchin (born 11.03.1989)
Anton Yelchin is an American actor.

Anton Yelchin: Childhood
Anton Yelchin was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia but grew up in California when his parents moved as refugees. His parents were figure skaters Irina Korina and Viktor Yelchin.
Although he was not good at figure skating, he did enjoy playing the guitar and was in a band called The Hammerheads.
He attended the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies and studied film at the University of Southern California.

Anton Yelchin: Acting career
Anton Yelchin had early roles in 2000's 'A Time for Dancing' alongside Shiri Appleby and Larisa Oleynik, 2001's 'Delivering Milo' with Albert Finney and Bridget Fonda, and 'Along Came A Spider' which also starred Morgan Freeman.
Also in 2001 he had the leading role in 'Hearts in Atlantis' opposite Anthony Hopkins which won him a Young Artist Award.
In 2004, he began starring in the drama 'Huff' alongside Hank Azaria. The show ran for two seasons until 2006. He also appeared in coming-of-age movie 'House Of D' with Robin Williams.
In 2006, he appeared in an episode of 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' and had a rather more disturbing role in 'Criminal Minds'.
The following year he was in crime drama 'Alpha Dog' opposite Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Sharon Stone and Bruce Willis, and played the lead character in 'Fierce People' with Diane Lane and Kristen Stewart.
In 2008, he played the eponymous role in 'Charlie Bartlett' which also starred Robert Downey Jr., and appeared with music duo t.A.T.u. in 'You and I'. He also co-starred with Susan Sarandon and Justin Chatwin in comedy drama 'Middle of Nowhere'.
2009 saw him in the Oscar winning movie 'Star Trek' with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto - a role which he reprised in 2013 - as well as sci-fi flick 'Terminator Salvation' with starred Christian Bale and Sam Worthington.
In 2011, he and Felicity Jones starred in the romance 'Like Crazy', and he also starred in the 'Fright Night' remake with Colin Farrell and lent his voice to Clumsy Smurf in 'The Smurfs' movie.
The next year he voiced the Albino Pirate in the stop-motion film 'The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists'.

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The Latest Anton Yelchin News

Billy Crudup Staging Sundance Concert Of William H. Macy Film Songs

10th January 2014

Actors Billy Crudup and Anton Yelchin are set to show off their musical skills at Utah's Sundance Film Festival by...

Glenn Close To Play Top Cop In Marvel's 'guardians Of The Galaxy'

30th May 2013

Well this is a surprising casting, though one that sort of makes a ton of sense. According to the,...

Selena Gomez Signs On For Rudderless

2nd April 2013

Selena Gomez will star in 'Rudderless'.The 'Spring Breakers' actress has signed on to star in William H. Macy's directorial debut,...

Zachary Quinto Says Star Trek 2 Is Bigger And Bolder

6th September 2012

Zachary Quinto says 'Star Trek 2' is ''bigger and bolder'' than the first film in the franchise.The 35-year-old actor plays...

J.j. Abrams 'upset' Over Star Trek Leak

27th February 2012

J.J. Abrams was ''very upset'' after images from the 'Star Trek 2' set were leaked online.The director is currently working...

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Anton Yelchin Footage Film / Movie Reviews

Star Trek Into Darkness 2013, Review by Rich Cline

After his successful re-imagining of the Star Trek universe four years ago, Abrams dives even...

Only Lovers Left Alive 2013, Review by Rich Cline

It's hardly surprising that laconic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers) has created such an inventively...

Odd Thomas 2013, Review by Rich Cline

After Van Helsing, the first G.I. Joe and the Mummy movies, filmmaker Stephen Sommers just...

From Up on Poppy Hill 2011, Review by Rich Cline

From the studio that brought us classics like Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle, this...

The Beaver 2011, Review by Rich Cline

While there are too many carefully constructed moments in this film, it's a remarkably effective...

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