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'''Zachary Quinto''' is the American film and television actor who portrays [[Sylar]].
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'''Zachary Quinto''' is the American film and television actor who portrays [[Sylar]]. He also portrayed [[Candice Willmer]] in an [[illusion]] in the episode ''[[Kindred]]'', and a [[shape shifting|shape shifted]] [[James Martin]] in the episode ''[[Into Asylum]]''.
 
==About==
 
==About==
Zachary Quinto has been acting since the age of 11. After graduating from Central Catholic High School in 1995 and Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, Zachary Quinto has appeared in a number of hit prime-time television shows, including ''CSI'', ''Charmed'', [[Tim Kring]]'s ''Crossing Jordan'', and ''Six Feet Under''. He had a recurring role as Adam Kaufman on ''24''. He last appeared as Sasan in VH1's ''So NoTORIous''. Zachary will also be playing "Spock" in the upcoming ''[[Star Trek]]'' film. [http://www.moviehole.net/news/20070725_zachary_quinto_is_spock.html]
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Zachary Quinto has been acting since the age of 11. After graduating from Central Catholic High School in 1995 and Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, Zachary Quinto has appeared in a number of hit prime-time television shows, including ''CSI'', ''Charmed'', [[Tim Kring]]'s ''[[Crossing Jordan]]'', and ''Six Feet Under''. He had a recurring role as Adam Kaufman on ''24'', and appeared as "Sasan" in VH1's ''So NoTORIous''. Zachary played "Spock" in the 2009 ''[[Star Trek]]'' film, made at the same time as he was working on ''Heroes''. Zachary later starred in ''Star Trek'''s sequel and video games, as well.
  
''Heroes'' castmates with whom Zachary has previously appeared include [[Rena Sofer]] (''Blind Justice''), [[Conroe Brooks]] (''24''), [[Graham Beckel]] (''Dragnet''), [[David Berman]] (''CSI''), [[Nora Zehetner]] and [[Jeanette Brox]] (''An American Town''), [[Leonard Roberts]] (''24''), [[Matt Bushell]] (''24''), [[T.W. Leshner]] (''Crossing Jordan''), [[Colby French]] (''24''), and [[Kevin Chamberlin]] (''So NoTORIous'').
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Following his success on ''Heroes'', Zachary worked on films such as ''Margin Call'', ''Girl Walks Into a Bar'', ''What's Your Number?'', and ''Dog Eat Dog''. He also had an important starring role on ''American Horror Story''.
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''Heroes'' castmates with whom Zachary has appeared include [[Robert Forster]] (''Girl Walks Into a Bar''), [[Seth Green]] and [[Breckin Meyer]] (''[[references to Heroes#Robot Chicken|Robot Chicken]]''), [[Rena Sofer]] (''Blind Justice''), [[Conroe Brooks]] (''24''), [[Graham Beckel]] (''Dragnet''), [[Nora Zehetner]] and [[Jeanette Brox]] (''An American Town''), [[Leonard Roberts]] (''24''), [[Matt Bushell]] (''24''), [[T.W. Leshner]] (''Crossing Jordan''), [[Colby French]] (''24''), [[Gabriel Olds]] and [[David Berman]] (''CSI: Crime Scene Investigation''), [[Kevin Chamberlin]] (''So NoTORIous''), and [[Greg Grunberg]], [[Kimberly Arland]], and [[Douglas Tait]] (''Star Trek'').
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
* In an [http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/couriernews/lifestyles/162085,3_5_EL07_TVQUINTO_S1.article interview], Zachary Quinto said his dream acting role would be "to play a young Spock in the new ''[[Star Trek]]'' movie."
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* Zachary Quinto began his work on ''Heroes'' as a guest star in ''[[Seven Minutes to Midnight]]''. Twenty-four episodes later (of which Zachary appeared in fifteen), he was promoted to be a series regular with the airing of ''[[Kindred]]''.
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* In an [http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/couriernews/lifestyles/162085,3_5_EL07_TVQUINTO_S1.article interview], Zachary Quinto said his dream acting role would be "to play a young Spock in the new ''[[Star Trek]]'' movie." He later did.
 
* In an [http://www.ew.com/ew/gallery/0,,__20008040_1,00.html interview with ''Entertainment Weekly''], Zachary Quinto compared himself to [[Sylar]]: "I would say we both have a desire to be valued. My desire to be valued is manifested in cultivating relationships with my friends and family. Sylar's desire to be valued manifests itself...well, in a murderous rampage."
 
* In an [http://www.ew.com/ew/gallery/0,,__20008040_1,00.html interview with ''Entertainment Weekly''], Zachary Quinto compared himself to [[Sylar]]: "I would say we both have a desire to be valued. My desire to be valued is manifested in cultivating relationships with my friends and family. Sylar's desire to be valued manifests itself...well, in a murderous rampage."
 
* In an [http://www.tvguide.com/news/zachary-quinto-heroes/071015-01 interview with ''TV Guide''], Zachary Quinto said he was thrilled with his [http://www.sylarsarmy.com Internet Army]. [[Sarmy]] is an online group which is dedicated to his character [[Sylar]]. He says, "Their slogan is, 'Every villain needs a legion of evil supporters.' What's funny is they do great charity work. It's never bad to have an army."
 
* In an [http://www.tvguide.com/news/zachary-quinto-heroes/071015-01 interview with ''TV Guide''], Zachary Quinto said he was thrilled with his [http://www.sylarsarmy.com Internet Army]. [[Sarmy]] is an online group which is dedicated to his character [[Sylar]]. He says, "Their slogan is, 'Every villain needs a legion of evil supporters.' What's funny is they do great charity work. It's never bad to have an army."
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* On September 14, 2008, Zachary appeared on ''Robot Chicken'' with [[Seth Green]] and [[Breckin Meyer]], where he portrayed [[Sylar]] in a [[list of references to Heroes#Robot Chicken|spoof of ''Heroes'']] -- his scene involved Sylar mistakenly absorbing a man's "power" of thumb removal (actually a child's trick) but instead ends up with diarrhea.
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
* Zachary Quinto is left-handed.
 
* Zachary Quinto is left-handed.
 
* Zach attended Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.
 
* Zach attended Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.
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* Zachary Quinto is the only person to ever be featured on two consecutive ''Entertainment Weekly'' covers. He appeared as [[Sylar]] on the cover of issue #1018 (October 31, 2008), and as [[Star Trek|Spock]] on the cover of issue #1019 (November 7, 2008).
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* Zachary knows how to play the banjo.
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* Zachary Quinto has a Irish Wolfound Terrier mix named Noah who is four years old. He also has a black cat with a white chest named Harold, who is six years old.
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* Zachary lent his voice to ''24: The Game'', as his ''24'' character, Adam Kaufman.
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* Zachary was involved in a serious car accident when he was 16.
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* Zachary's television debut was in 2000 on the short-lived show, ''The Others''. He was only featured in the pilot.
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* Zachary has a dog named Noah. He can be heard on the featurette ''Deconstructing Sylar'' on the [[Season Four DVD]].
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
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Image:Zachary and Ellen.jpg|Zachary and [[Ellen Greene]] pose on the set of ''[[The Hard Part]]''
 
Image:Zachary and Ellen.jpg|Zachary and [[Ellen Greene]] pose on the set of ''[[The Hard Part]]''
Image:Brain flavored icecream.jpg|Zachary eats some ice cream between shooting.  
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Image:Brain flavored icecream.jpg|Zachary eats some ice cream between shooting scenes.
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Image:Big Sylar and Little Sylar.jpg|Zachary Quinto poses with [[Joshua Rush]], who portrays young [[Gabriel Gray]].
 
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</gallery>
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
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* [http://www.zacharyquinto.com/ Official Website]
 
* [[wikipedia:Zachary Quinto|Zachary Quinto]] on [[wikipedia:|Wikipedia]]
 
* [[wikipedia:Zachary Quinto|Zachary Quinto]] on [[wikipedia:|Wikipedia]]
 
* [[memoryalpha:Zachary Quinto|Zachary Quinto]] on [[memoryalpha:|Memory Alpha]]
 
* [[memoryalpha:Zachary Quinto|Zachary Quinto]] on [[memoryalpha:|Memory Alpha]]
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* [http://www.zacharyquinto.co.uk Zachary Quinto UK] (Fan site)
 
* [http://www.wizarduniverse.com/television/heroes/003131972.cfm TV Q&A: Heroes - Zachary Quinto] at wizarduniverse.com, 1/19/07
 
* [http://www.wizarduniverse.com/television/heroes/003131972.cfm TV Q&A: Heroes - Zachary Quinto] at wizarduniverse.com, 1/19/07
 
* [http://www.buddytv.com/articles/heroes/exclusive-interview-heroes-syl-5944.aspx Interview with Zachary Quinto] at BuddyTV.com, 4/23/07
 
* [http://www.buddytv.com/articles/heroes/exclusive-interview-heroes-syl-5944.aspx Interview with Zachary Quinto] at BuddyTV.com, 4/23/07
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* [http://video.aol.com/video/news-heroes-star-sylar-to-reveal-new-side/1969938 Video Interview with {{PAGENAME}}] at AOL, 9/11/07
 
* [http://video.aol.com/video/news-heroes-star-sylar-to-reveal-new-side/1969938 Video Interview with {{PAGENAME}}] at AOL, 9/11/07
 
* [http://www.tvguide.com/news/zachary-quinto-heroes/071015-01 Interview with {{PAGENAME}}] at TVGuide.com, 10/15/07
 
* [http://www.tvguide.com/news/zachary-quinto-heroes/071015-01 Interview with {{PAGENAME}}] at TVGuide.com, 10/15/07
 
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Latest revision as of 20:31, 30 September 2015

Zachary Quinto
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About
Character Sylar
Date of birth 2 June 1977
Origin Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender Male
Website
IMDb profile

Zachary Quinto is the American film and television actor who portrays Sylar. He also portrayed Candice Willmer in an illusion in the episode Kindred, and a shape shifted James Martin in the episode Into Asylum.

About

Zachary Quinto has been acting since the age of 11. After graduating from Central Catholic High School in 1995 and Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, Zachary Quinto has appeared in a number of hit prime-time television shows, including CSI, Charmed, Tim Kring's Crossing Jordan, and Six Feet Under. He had a recurring role as Adam Kaufman on 24, and appeared as "Sasan" in VH1's So NoTORIous. Zachary played "Spock" in the 2009 Star Trek film, made at the same time as he was working on Heroes. Zachary later starred in Star Trek's sequel and video games, as well.

Following his success on Heroes, Zachary worked on films such as Margin Call, Girl Walks Into a Bar, What's Your Number?, and Dog Eat Dog. He also had an important starring role on American Horror Story.

Heroes castmates with whom Zachary has appeared include Robert Forster (Girl Walks Into a Bar), Seth Green and Breckin Meyer (Robot Chicken), Rena Sofer (Blind Justice), Conroe Brooks (24), Graham Beckel (Dragnet), Nora Zehetner and Jeanette Brox (An American Town), Leonard Roberts (24), Matt Bushell (24), T.W. Leshner (Crossing Jordan), Colby French (24), Gabriel Olds and David Berman (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), Kevin Chamberlin (So NoTORIous), and Greg Grunberg, Kimberly Arland, and Douglas Tait (Star Trek).

Notes

  • Zachary Quinto began his work on Heroes as a guest star in Seven Minutes to Midnight. Twenty-four episodes later (of which Zachary appeared in fifteen), he was promoted to be a series regular with the airing of Kindred.
  • In an interview, Zachary Quinto said his dream acting role would be "to play a young Spock in the new Star Trek movie." He later did.
  • In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Zachary Quinto compared himself to Sylar: "I would say we both have a desire to be valued. My desire to be valued is manifested in cultivating relationships with my friends and family. Sylar's desire to be valued manifests itself...well, in a murderous rampage."
  • In an interview with TV Guide, Zachary Quinto said he was thrilled with his Internet Army. Sarmy is an online group which is dedicated to his character Sylar. He says, "Their slogan is, 'Every villain needs a legion of evil supporters.' What's funny is they do great charity work. It's never bad to have an army."
  • On September 14, 2008, Zachary appeared on Robot Chicken with Seth Green and Breckin Meyer, where he portrayed Sylar in a spoof of Heroes -- his scene involved Sylar mistakenly absorbing a man's "power" of thumb removal (actually a child's trick) but instead ends up with diarrhea.

Trivia

  • Zachary Quinto is left-handed.
  • Zach attended Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.
  • Zachary Quinto is the only person to ever be featured on two consecutive Entertainment Weekly covers. He appeared as Sylar on the cover of issue #1018 (October 31, 2008), and as Spock on the cover of issue #1019 (November 7, 2008).
  • Zachary knows how to play the banjo.
  • Zachary Quinto has a Irish Wolfound Terrier mix named Noah who is four years old. He also has a black cat with a white chest named Harold, who is six years old.
  • Zachary lent his voice to 24: The Game, as his 24 character, Adam Kaufman.
  • Zachary was involved in a serious car accident when he was 16.
  • Zachary's television debut was in 2000 on the short-lived show, The Others. He was only featured in the pilot.
  • Zachary has a dog named Noah. He can be heard on the featurette Deconstructing Sylar on the Season Four DVD.

Gallery

External Links


  Season Four Cast edit
Principal

Jack ColemanGreg GrunbergRobert KnepperAli LarterJames Kyson LeeMasi OkaAdrian PasdarHayden PanettiereZachary QuintoSendhil RamamurthyCristine RoseMilo Ventimiglia

Supporting

Deanne BrayCarlease BurkeRay CampbellRobb ConnerDaryl CrittendenBrian EstwickErlene GarciaLakrishi KindredJimmy Jean-LouisLisa LackeyMichael John LaneDavid H. Lawrence XVIIJayma MaysSaemi NakamuraDawn OlivieriRay ParkHarry PerrySasha PieterseKat PurgalElisabeth RohmTodd StashwickMadeline Zima

See Also: Guest CastSeason One CastSeason Two CastSeason Three CastHeroes Reborn CastWebisodes CastEvolutions CastUnaired CastCrewCharacters