Anton Yelchin was born in Leningrad, Russia in 1989. His parents were professional figure skaters. When the time came they moved to the United States to become coaches. Anton was acting on TV at the age of ten. He is a musician and loves to play chess. He has just landed one of the choicest gigs in Hollywood. From the 1960's Star Trek has been a household name . As the actors from the original Enterprises have become shall we say past their prime to be jaunting off into the unknown of space. A new breed of young men and women have taken over the roles. Anton plays Chekov, a role that if he plays his cards right will bring him many years of acting. This is not a best of list but simply a compilation of young Anton's work
10. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) - Underground musician hooks up with his long lost lover. Problem is they have been separated for centuries. Human society has taken a turn for the worst, but can their love overcome the adversity surrounding them. Movie stars Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, and Jeffrey Wright.
9. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) - The Enterprise is called back to Earth. Crew finds the world in chaos. Kirk goes on a manhunt to find the culprit. Movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, and John Cho.
8. The Beaver (2011) - Man is depressed and his wife kicks him out of the house. He starts carrying a Beaver puppet and wants to commit suicide. Through the Beaver his family learns some dark secrets and allows him to rebuild and cope. Cast includes Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Cherry Jones, and Jennifer Lawrence.
7.Like Crazy (2011) - College students fall in love. One is British and is on a student visa. When she leaves to go home for a visit, she is not allowed to re-enter the United States. This becomes the question can their love overcome such a distance. Movie stars Jennifer Lawrence, Felicity Jones, Charlie Bewly, and Alex Kingston.
6.You And I (2008) - Two girls are brought together for their lust for the High Society. They are challenged by all that the upper class has to offer. They find that their friendship is being tested. Cast includes Misha Barton, Shantel VanSanten, Alex Kalushsky, and Helen Mattsson.
5. Middle Of Nowhere (2008) - Two teens from opposite sides of life seek to find and escape from their lives. The girls are pulled in different directions even though they formed their bond. They try to hold it all together. Movie stars Eva Amurri Martino, Willa Holland, Susan Sarandon, and Justin Chatwin.
4. Alpha Dog (2006) - Two 20ish punks from middle class backgrounds square of against each other. Nothing is left to the imagination as to how to get back against the other. Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake and Shawn Hatosy star in this movie.
3. Fierce People (2005) - Son wants to get away and see a father he has never met. His father is an Anthropologist and lives in the jungle. Instead mother and son move into a rich man's estate and learn to fight in another form of a jungle, High Society. Movies stars Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Chris Evans, and Kristen Stewart.
2. House Of D (2004) - Mother raising a 13 year old boy who attends private Catholic school allows him to befriend a janitor at the school. As an illustrator in Paris, the boy now a man must confront his past. Movie stars Robin Williams, Tea Leoni, David Duchovny, and Frank Langella.
1. Along Came A Spider (2001) - Detective retires after his partner is killed. He is drawn back when the kidnapper of a Senator's daughter wants him on the case. Movie stars Morgan Freeman, Monica porter, Michael, Wincott, and Dylan Baker.
Anton has many years to come to get a hold onto the career that has called him. He is perfecting an image that will carry him for many years to come. He is forthright in his approach to Chekov and is not just relying on one role to carry him through to his golden years. This kid has so much potential and I hope he doesn't get caught up in all the hype of Hollywood.