Anton Yelchin (March 11, 1989 – June 19, 2016) was an Russian born American actor, the son of figure skaters Irina Korina and Viktor Yelchin. He portrayed Kyle Reese in Terminator Salvation. He began performing in the late 1990s, appearing in several television roles and the Hollywood films Along Came a Spider and Hearts in Atlantis (both 2001). Yelchin later appeared on the television series Huff and starred in the films House of D (2005), Alpha Dog (2007), Star Trek (2009) and its sequel Star Trek into Darkness (2013), The Smurfs (2011), Fright Night (2011) and Like Crazy (2011). Yelchin's role as Jacob Clarke in the Steven Spielberg miniseries Taken was significant in furthering his career as a child actor.
Filmography in Terminator franchise
- Best Performance in a Feature Film for Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
- Leading Young Actor at the Young Actor Awards (2002)