Before his death actor Anton Yelchin was most famous for his role in the rebooted Star Trek franchise.

Anton Yelchin in Green Room – far right.

Anton Yelchin died on the 19th June 2016 at the age of 27. He died when his own car struck him on his driveway and pinned him against a post box and a security fence.

He was pronounced dead at 1.00AM.

Openly gay actor Zachary Quinto was one of the first Star Trek cast to pay tribute to the actor saying,

“One of the most open and intellectually curious people I have ever had the pleasure to know. So enormously talented and generous of heart. Wise beyond his years. And gone before his time. All love and strength to his family at this impossible time of grief.”

What Anton Yelchin gay?

Anton Yelchin never confirmed whether he was gay or bisexual before his death. He was romantically linked to a number of women during his life including Imogen Poots, although his was never confirmed by the pair.

According to VIPfaq – a user content generated site – 85 % of users voted Yelchin as gay. Nine per cent voted that he was straight and six per cent voted him as bisexual.

 

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What was Anton Yelchin most famous for?

Yelchin was famous for starring in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, Terminator Salvation and Green Room.

What was Anton Yelchin’s net worth?

Before his death Yelchin was reported to be worth $10m according to Celebrity Net Worth. He made the bulk of his money through the Star Trek franchise having starred in three, Star Trek,  Star Trek: Into Darkness and Star Trek: Beyond.

He also starred in the blockbuster hit Terminator Salvation and critically acclaimed The Green Room.