Written by Melanie Burton, June 21, 2016
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Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin was killed in a freak accident on Sunday, after his car pinned him against his own security fence.

Anton was 27 – the same age as a number of celebs – mostly musicians, who have died aged 27.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 13: Actor Anton Yelchin attends the Premiere of A24's "Green Room" at ArcLight Hollywood on April 13, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/FilmMagic)

This eerie pattern which started around 1969, formed what’s known as the ’27 club’.

Here’s six other celebs who have tragically died at the age of just 27.


Amy Winehouse


Singer Amy Winehouse passed away in her apartment back in 2011 after accidental alcohol poisoning.

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