Zachary Quinto is an actor and producer from America. He is well known for his role as the primary antagonist, Sylar, in the 2006 to 2010 sci-fi series “Heroes.” He is also popular among the audience as Spock in the Star Trek film series. He has also made appearances in “We’ll Never Have Paris,” “Tallulah,” “Who We Are Now,” “High Flying Bird,” “Margin Call,” “The Others,” “Off Centre,” “Six Feet Under,” “Miracles” and several other films and television series.

In nearly two decades, the forty-three-year-old actor has made seventeen film roles, thirty-four television series, and four-stage productions. He has also given voice for four video games.

Quick Info
Full nameZachary John Quinto
Date of BirthJune 2, 1977
Birth placePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Parent(s)Margaret J. "Margo" and Joseph John "Joe" Quinto
OccupationActor, Producer
Height1.85 meters
Weight85 kg

EthnicityMixed (Italian & Irish)
Net WorthUS $14 Million


Early Life

Zachary Quinto was born to Margaret J. “Margo” and Joseph John “Joe” Quinto on 2nd June 1977 in the Green Tree area of Pennsylvania. He has one sibling, a brother. His mother worked at the magistrate office and worked for an investment firm while his father was a barber. His father died of cancer when Zachary was seven years old. During his high school years, he participated in several musicals and won the Gene Kelly Award.

He completed his high school studies in 1995 from Central Catholic High School. He then attended the School of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University and graduated in 1999.

Zachary Quinto


Television Shows

Zachary Quinto’s first television role was as Tony in the 2000 series “The Others.” In the episode “When Sunny Gets Blue” as Mike in the 2001 fantasy drama television series “Touched by an Angel.

In 2002, he featured in five different series. He played Smudge for the episode “Diddler on the Roof” of “Off Centre,” Mitchell Sullivan for the episode “Anatomy of a Lye” of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” Paul Kingsley for the episode “Grievous Angels” of “Haunted,” Jay Lambert for the episode “Air Lex” of “The Agency” and in “Lizzie McGuire” for the episode “Party Over Here.”


The following year, Zachary Quinto featured in “Six Feet Under,” “Charmed,” and “Miracles.” His first long-running television series was the 2003 to 2004 action drama television series “24”. He starred as Adam Kaufman for twenty-three episodes of the show. He has also made appearances in “Dragnet,” “Hawaii,” “Crossing Jordan,” and “So Notorious.”

In 2006, he starred in NBC’s superhero drama television series “Heroes.” He portrayed Gabriel “Sylar” Gray, the primary antagonist of the series. The series was well-loved by the audience. It has a rating of 7.7 in IMDb, based on about 226 thousand votes. The series has four seasons/ seventy-seven episodes in total. Quinto featured in sixty episodes of the show.

Zachary Quinto has also voiced Archimedes Q. Porter / Sylar in “Robot Chicken” and Aiden in “Big Mouth.” In 2012, he played Oliver Thredson for twelve episodes of “American Horror Story: Asylum.” He has also made appearances in “The Chair,” “The Slap,” “Girls,” “Lip Sync Battle,” “In Search of…”, “Hannibal,” and a few other television series. From 2019 to 2020, he appeared in the supernatural horror drama series “NOS4A2” as Charlie Manx for all twenty episodes.



Zachary Quinto’s first film appearance was in the 11th film of the Star Trek film franchise titled “Star Trek.” He portrayed Spock in the movie. The film received positive reviews from critics. It also grossed $385 million in the box-office against a budget of $150 million. He reprised Spock’s role in other films of the Star Trek film franchise, “Star Trek into Darkness” in 2013, and “Star Trek Beyond” in 2016. The film franchise is a huge success and has a total box office collection of $2.27 billion worldwide.

Zachary Quinto

He then produced and played Peter Sullivan in “Margin Call” in 2011. The same year, he was also seen in “Girl Walks into a Bar” as Nicolas. In 2014, he starred as Jameson for the romantic comedy film “We’ll Never Have Paris.” The following year, he played Bennett in “I am Michael” and John Smith in the action thriller film “Hitman: Agent 47”. The later movie performed well in the box office, making an $82 million gross collection against a $35 million budget.

Zachary Quinto has also made appearances in “Tallulah,” “Snowden,” “Aardvark,” “Who We Are Now,” “Hotel Artemis,” and a few other films. In 2020, he voiced Lex Luthor in the animated superhero film “Superman: Man of Tomorrow.” He will also be featuring in the upcoming movie “The Boys in the Band” as Harold.


In Theatre

Zachary Quinto’s first theatre act was the 2010 off-Broadway play “Angels in America” as Louis Ironson, performed at the Signature Theatre Company. He then featured in “The Glass Menagerie” as Tom Wingfield in 2013 at the American Repertory Theatre. He has also made appearances in “Smokefall” and “The Boys in the Band.”

Apart from acting, he has also done voice roles for four videogames, “Code Blue” in 2000, “24: The Game” in 2006, “Star Trek Online” in 2010, and “Star Trek” in 2013.



From 2000 to the present, he got nominated in thirty-five award functions, including one Primetime Emmy Award and two People’s Choice Awards. He has won ten of the nominations.


Personal Life

Zachary Quinto has identified himself as Gay. He was in a relationship with Miles McMillan from 2013 until their separation in 2019. Zachary belongs to Italian and Irish ancestry. He often takes roles of cold-hearted or villainous characters. He is also the only person to appear for two straight weeks on the cover of Entertainment Weekly.

Zachary Quinto

Social Media

Zachary Quinto has over 970K followers in his official Instagram handle @zacharyquinto, and over 1 million followers in his official Twitter handle @Zachary Quinto. 


Net Worth

According to, Zachary Quinto has an estimated net worth of $18 million.


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