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Tom Hiddleston, JJ Abrams, Kat Dennings and more pay tribute to Anton Yelchin
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Tom Hiddleston, JJ Abrams, Kat Dennings and more pay tribute to Anton Yelchin

JJ Abrams, Tom Hiddlesto and Kat Dennings are among the actors who have paid tribute to actor Anton Yelchin who died yesterday (June 19th) at the age of 27. 

Yelchin died yesterday (June 19th) in a tragic accident at his home in Los Angeles. He was killed after his own car struck him after rolling backwards down the steep drive at his Studio City home, pinning him against a brick postbox pillar and a security fence.

The actor, who was born in St Petersburg but moved to the United States as a baby, was best known for his role as Pavel Chekov in the new series of Star Trek movies, which were rebooted by JJ Abrams in 2009.

Among the stars to pay tribute are Tom Hiddleston, Kat Dennigs, who starred with Yelchin in indie hit Charlie Bartlett, and JJ Abrams, who directed Yelchin in Star Trek. 







 








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