Watch Zoe Saldana’s Moving Tribute To Anton Yelchin At Statue Unveiling Of Late ‘Star Trek’ Actor

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On Sunday the family of Anton Yelchin unveiled a memorial statue at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in honor the late Star Trek actor. Also on hand were close friends, including Star Trek co-stars Simon Pegg and Zoe Saldana as well as producer/director J.J. Abrams.

J.J. Abrams and Simon Pegg at unveiling of statue for Anton Yelchin (Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Saldana was one of the speakers at the event and you can watch video of her moving memorial to Yelchin below (via Access Hollywood).

The sculpture was created by sculptor Nick Marra and FX Artist Greg Nicotero. It was cast by Art Bronze Inc and the granite work was done by Rolando Marcial.

The statue, located in the Garden of Legends at the historic Hollywood Forever Cemetery, is now available for viewing.

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Anton Yelchin Foundation

The family has also launched the Anton Yelchin Foundation with the mission of “Helping young artists shine like diamonds.” You can learn more at antonyelchinfoundation.org.

 

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