Zachary Quinto is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his roles in Heroes and Star Trek.
Zachary John Quinto was born on June 2, 1977, in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. He and his more seasoned sibling, Joe Quinto, were born to mother Margaret "Margo" Quinto and father John Quinto. In the mid-1980s, when Quinto was 7 years of age, his father kicked the bucket due to malignant cancer growth. The misfortune wound up one of the main considerations in Quinto's aspiration to prevail as an actor. He started his acting career a couple of years after the fact, at 11 years old.
While in Pittsburgh, Zachary Quinto performed with the CLO Mini Stars in a few nearby productions, including The Wizard of Oz and Cinderella. His energy for acting proceeded all through high school and school, with Quinto studying acting at Carnegie Mellon University.
Quinto made it big when he appeared on the colossally successful science fiction TV drama Heroes close by other cutting-edge actors like Hayden Panettiere and Ali Larter. Quinto played the secretive miscreant Sylar, who could take the capacities of any other person as a superhuman sequential executioner. On the generally welcomed series, which remained for four seasons, Quinto shot to superstardom as he scared viewers with his menacing portrayal of a supervillain.
When Heroes was wrapping up, Quinto was competing for a part in the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek (2009), a reboot of the acclaimed science fiction series. Quinto's Heroes co-star, Greg Grunberg who had recently worked with Abrams on his series Alia put in a decent word for the actor, and the rest was history. After Abrams and Quinto met to examine the film, another Spock was picked and ready to go. Quinto was the first individual to be cast in the film.
Quinto has since discovered progressively steady work in film and TV. In 2011, he joined the cast of the series American Horror Story, playing Dr. Oliver Thredson. Before long, he repeated the role of Spock for Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).
Following the suicide of a gay 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, a casualty of bullying, Quinto came out as a gay man in October 2011. He had kept his private life out of the open eye until Rodemeyer's demise. Around this same time, Quinto turned out to be romantically connected to actor Jonathan Groff, known for his role in the mainstream TV series Glee. Their relationship finished in July 2013.
Last Modified: Nov 15, 2020