Zachary Quinto Biography |
  • Zachary Quinto Biography

    Born: February 06, 1977 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    ZACHARY QUINTO is currently starring on the third season of the NBC Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated ensemble drama series “Heroes.”  He stars as Sylar, a mysterious serial killer who stalks people with superpowers in an effort to collect their special talents for himself.

    This Pittsburgh native has been acting since age 11, and jumped right into theater, launching his acting career.  He starred in such shows as “Side Man,” “Gross Indecency” and “Oliver!” (City Theatre Company), as well as “The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow” (Old Globe), “Endgame” (Odyssey), “Much Ado About Nothing” (L.A. Shakespeare Festival & Vineyard Playhouse), “The Bear” (Tintreach Company, Galway Ireland), “Map of Doubt and Rescue,” “Laying On of Hands,” “Pro Bono Publico,” “Lonesome Hollow” (Ojai Playwrights Conference), “Stone” (Taper New Works Festival) and “Lonely Impulse of Delight” (Vineyard Playhouse).

    During high school, Quinto realized that acting was more than a hobby.  He decided to further pursue his dream and attended Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.  Quinto was honored with the University’s prestigious Gene Kelly Award for his role as the Major General in “The Pirates of Penzance.”
    Acting in television since 2000, his first job was “The Others” and he quickly gained guest starring roles on “CSI,” “Touched by an Angel,” “Charmed,” “Six Feet Under,” “Crossing Jordan” and “Dragnet,” among others.   Most recently, Quinto had a recurring role on “24” and co-starred in Tori Spelling’s sitcom, “So NoTORIous.”  In addition, his film credits include “Down with Love” and “Psychic Murders.” 

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