Zachary devasted by Anton’s sudden death
Actor Zachary Quinto (left) says his Star Trek co-star Anton Yelchin’s (right) death is a “devastating loss” to the world and he and the Star Trek cast are still trying to come to terms with it. The 27-year-old actor died from blunt traumatic asphyxia, in a freak accident at his Los Angeles home last month when his car rolled backward and trapped him against his gate.
Speaking during an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Quinto said, “Beautiful, beautiful guy. I don’t even know how to talk about it. We already knew this was going to be a bittersweet experience as a result of the loss of Leonard (Nimoy, who died in February 2015). But this has been absolutely devastating for all of us. I think our goal just has to be to celebrate his incredible life and honour him. It was a terrible loss, not only to us but to audiences and the industry.”