Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin

Age
25
Birthday
Mar. 11th, 1989
Born in
Leningrad, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia]
Height
5' 9"

Anton Yelchin's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Taken TV Show
Taken
Huff TV Show
Huff
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - Terminator: Salvation
2009 - Star Trek
2009 - New York, I Love You
2008 - Middle of Nowhere
2007 - Charlie Bartlett
2006 - Alpha Dog
2004 - House of D
2001 - Hearts in Atlantis
2001 - Delivering Milo
2001 - Along Came a Spider
2001 - 15 Minutes

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Justin Langer
2
Himself
1
Trent (Voiced)
1
Nathan Harris
1
Johnny Atkins
1
Evan Grabber
1
Robbie Edelstein
1
Himself - Guest
1
Davis Bishop (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Anton Yelchin is an American actor best known for starring as Bobby Garfield opposite Anthony Hopkins in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), and as Tommy opposite Robin Williams (I) in the House of D (2004).

He was born Anton Viktorovich Yelchin on March 11, 1989, in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, Soviet Union. His father, Viktor Yelchin, and his mother, Irina, were a successful pair of professional figure-skaters in Leningrad, and his grandfather was also a professional sportsman, a soccer player. Yelchin was only a 6-month-old baby when he emigrated to the United States, where his parents eventually developed coaching careers.

Young Anton Yelchin demonstrated his strong personality from the early age of 4, he declined his parent's tutelage in figure skating, because he was fond of acting, and he knew exactly what he wanted to do in his life. Since his school years, he attended acting class in Los Angeles, and eventually he was noticed by casting agents. In 2000, at the age of 10, Yelchin made his debut on television, appearing as Robbie Edelstein in _ER: Be Still My Heart (2000 TV episode)_.

At the age of 11, Yelchin shot to fame as Bobby Garfield co-starring opposite Anthony Hopkins in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), and earning himself the 2002 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film as Leading Young Actor. Over the course of his short acting career, he already played roles in more than twenty feature films and television productions. He is billed as Pavel Chekov in the latest installment of the 'Star Trek' franchise, Star Trek (2009).

Outside of his acting profession, Anton Yelchin loves reading, he is also fond of playing chess. He writes music and performs with a band where he also plays piano and guitar. He is living in Los Angeles, California.


TRIVIA:
  • Plays the piano and the guitar.
  • Was ranked #12 on Moviefone's 'The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25'(2008).
  • Dad, Victor, mom, Irina.
  • Is an only child.
  • Both his parents are still involved in figure skating. His father Viktor is a coach in California and his mother Irina is a figure skating choreographer.
  • Hope Davis has played his on-screen mother in two movies: Hearts in Atlantis (2001) and Charlie Bartlett (2008).
  • He graduated high school at Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies in Reseda, California.
  • Loves playing chess and reading.


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