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Late Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Honoured With Statue In Hollywood

Updated On 09 Oct, 2017 Published On

Anton Yelchin was commemorated by his co-stars and family on Sunday with a statue at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.

His co-stars and directors including Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Lawrence, Simon Pegg, J J Abrams, and Demi Moore were present at the unveiling of the statue.

Statue of late Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin

Statue of late Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin

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The actor died in June last year at the age of 27 after a freak accident after pinned by his own car at his Studio City in California home.

Sculptor Nick Marra created the statue of Yelchin and the special effects make-up artist of the statue was Greg Nicotero. It was unveiled in the Garden of Legends at the cemetery- near late singer Chris Cornell's memorial.

Late Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin

Late Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin

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The 39-year-old Saldana, who starred with Yelchin in the Star Trek movie series, read a chapter from The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran.