Zachary Quinto

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

Zachary Quinto is the American film and television actor who portrays Sylar.


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. [1]

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).


  • In an interview, Zachary Quinto said his dream acting role would be "to play a young Spock in the new Star Trek movie."
  • 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."


  • Zachary Quinto is left-handed.
  • Zach attended Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.


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