Anton Yelchin Biography

Birthday: 1989-03-11
Place of Birth: Leningrad, Russian SFSR
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Wiki 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 in 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, 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. 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" (1994). 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 has already played roles in more than twenty feature films and television productions. He was cast as Pavel Chekov in the hugely successful franchise reboot, 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.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Huff Byrd Huffstodt 2004 -
Wie Is Mijn Vader Augie 2011 Drama
The Town That Never Retired Dimitri Starodubov 2012 Documentary
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Fright Night Charley Brewster 1985 Reality Tv, Game Show
A Man Is Mostly Water Augie 2000
Hearts in Atlantis Bobby Garfield 2001 0, Game Show
Delivering Milo 2001 Comedy, Fantasy
Along Came a Spider 2001 Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A Time for Dancing 2002 Music
Fierce People Finn Earl 2007 Drama, Thriller
New York, I Love You 2008 Biography, 0
Charlie Bartlett Charlie Bartlett 2008 0, 0
Star Trek Chekov 2009 Action, Adventure
Terminator Salvation Kyle Reese 2009 Action, Drama, Sci Fi
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac Ace Zuckerman 2010 Drama, Romance
Middle of Nowhere Dorian Spitz 2010 Comedy, Drama
The Beaver Porter Black 2011
You and I Edward 2011 0, Game Show
The Pirates! Band of Misfits The Albino Pirate 2012 Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Star Trek Into Darkness Chekov 2013 0
Odd Thomas Odd Thomas 2013 Mystery, Thriller
Only Lovers Left Alive Ian 2013 Drama, Horror, Romance
Pretenders Terry 2014 Drama
Burying the Ex Max 2014 Reality Tv, 0
Cymbeline Cloten 2014 0
Rudderless Quentin 2014 Drama
5 to 7 Brian 2014 Comedy, Romance
Vincent-N-Roxxy Vincent 2015 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Experimenter Rensaleer 2015 0
The Driftless Area Pierre 2015 Drama
Broken Horses Jacob Heckum 2015 Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Greens Are Gone Maxwell Green 2016 Drama