Zachary Quinto is an American actor and film producer born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh and went on to attend Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.
He is best known for his roles as Sylar in the science-fiction TV series “Heroes” and Spock in the newer “Star Trek” (2009) and “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013).
He was also nominated Best Guest Starring Role on Television Saturn Award for his performance in the drama series “American Horror Stories: Asylum.”
At age 38, Zachary Quinto continues to exude a sense of confidence in everything that he does, including his career and personal life. Below are the top 10 reasons Zachary Quinto should be your next celebrity crush.
1. His smile will drive you crazy
2. He always plays the antihero
Zachary Quinto’s is known for playing the cold-hearted character of a villain, as seen in “Sylar” from Heroes – an uncontrollable serial killer.
Taking on the role of a complex character has become a trademark of his. In fact, he’s once said, “I’m an actor so I want to play characters that are dynamic as possible.”
It takes a real actor to know how to play intricate characters, making him all the more irresistible for girls who like the bad guys.
3. He has distinctive eyebrows
4. He’s mysterious-looking…
5. He’s known for his deep, mellow voice AND he’s humorous
6. He has masculine facial hair, but nerdy glasses
7. He’s eloquent. Just listen to him talk!
8. He’s brave
[On “coming out” as gay on a New York Magazine article:]
“When I found out that Jamey Rodemeyer killed himself – I felt deeply troubled… Gay kids need to stop killing themselves because they are made to feel worthless by cruel and relentless bullying…Jamey Rodemeyer’s life changed mine. And while his death only makes me wish that I had done this sooner – I am eternally grateful to him for being the catalyst for change within me. Now I can only hope to serve as the same catalyst for even one other person in this world. That – I believe – is all that we can ask of ourselves and of each other.” – Zachary Quinto
9. He’s intelligent and thoughtful
“I have a dualistic self. There are two sides of my personality: one is outgoing and gregarious; the other is introspective and thoughtful. I am an intellectually minded person and also very compassionate, which are qualities Spock possesses as well.” – Zachary Quinto
10. Even IMDb agrees he’s a hunk.