Anton Yelchin Dead At 27: Reactions To 'Star Trek' Actor's Tragic Passing

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Anton Yelchin as Chekov in 'Star Trek' Paramount

The entertainment world is reeling following the tragic death of actor Anton Yelchin. The 27-year-old was best known for his role as Chekov in the rebooted Star Trek franchise. A consistent actor since his childhood, Yelchin also turned out acclaimed performances in a number of films, including Green Room, Like Crazy and Alpha Dog.

Los Angeles authorities confirmed Yelchin died early Sunday morning after his car rolled down his steep driveway and pinned him against a security gate. It’s a shocking freak accident to happen to anyone, yet alone a young and talented artist on the cusp of Hollywood stardom. Despite his youth, Yelchin amassed an impressive list of credits, and his death is reverberating around the filmmaking community.

Take a glance at these celebrity Twitter reactions, and R.I.P. Anton Yelchin:

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