Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin sadly passed away on Sunday (June 19) after a freak accident.
“Anton Yelchin was killed in a fatal traffic collision early this morning,” his rep told JustJaredJr.com. “His family requests you respect their privacy at this time?.”
Anton was reportedly found pinned against his own car in his driveway.
Just heard the awful news of Anton Yelchin's death. my love goes out to his family and friends at this time of sudden loss.
— Troian (@SleepintheGardn) June 19, 2016
Anton Yelchin was a tremendous actor. Never met him but always loved his movies and thought he was really special. Devastating news. RIP.
— Elizabeth Gillies (@LizGillies) June 19, 2016
Click inside for more celebrity reactions of Anton Yelchin’s passing…
Anton Yelchin has always been one of my favorite actors. I've seen every movie. This is awful. Im so sorry for his family & friends.
— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) June 19, 2016
Oh my God, what a horrible horrible tragedy. My God…. https://t.co/wrNhwLk5Gy
— Molly C. Quinn (@MollyQuinn93) June 19, 2016
Anton Yelchin… Too much sadness this week.
— Simon Curtis (@simoncurtis) June 19, 2016
Just woke up to the news of Anton Yelchin's passing. Absolutely stunned, such a terrible loss. https://t.co/U4UFfbx7Mx
— Rahul Kohli (@RahulKohli13) June 19, 2016
I just heard about my sweet, sweet talented friend #AntonYelchin and his horrible accident. I'm in complete shock. He had far more to say…
— Tyler Hilton (@TylerHilton) June 19, 2016
This is unreal. Anton Yelchin is such a talent. Such a huge loss.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) June 19, 2016
I had the pleasure of talking with Anton Yelchin twice, he was beyond kind and the coolest. What a sad day. RIP
— Matt Bennett (@MattBennett) June 19, 2016
I got to meet you and have a great conversation with you. RIP Anton, you were immensely talented and an inspiration. pic.twitter.com/ZzOIlGwLMa
— Hutch Dano (@HutchDano) June 19, 2016
Very sad to hear of Anton Yelchin passing. Birlliant talent and seemed like an incredibly kind person. One of my fav actors.
— Curt Mega (@curtmega) June 19, 2016