Zachary Quinto was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he began performing as a teenager. He attended Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama and received a BFA in Acting. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles and began to build a career in television with guest-starring roles on numerous series, including CSI and Six Feet Under. He appeared as Adam Kaufman on the third season of 24 and in the only season of the critically acclaimed series So NoTORIous.
This year, Quinto will star in the Joe Mantello directed, Ryan Murphy produced Netflix film The Boys in the Band, alongside Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells. The film will be very closely based on Mart Crowley’s play by the same name, which Quinto also starred in at The Booth Theater