ZACHARY QUINTO COMES ABOARD ‘PASSAGE TO MARS’
“Zachary was our very first choice to tell the PASSAGE TO MARS adventure, and we are truly delighted with the performance he delivered. His profound voice, his diction, his theatre experience, as well as his sense of nuances were perfect assets to express the expedition leader’s wide range of feelings, and to bring his ship log to life on the silver screen.”
— Frédéric Dieudonné, Producer of ‘Passage to Mars’
ZACHARY QUINTO’S BIOGRAPHY
Zachary Quinto has become a star of stage and screen, appearing in film, television and theatre, as well as working behind the scenes as a film producer.Quinto recently completed production on Twentieth Century Fox’s AGENT 47, a reboot of the film HITMAN. The film is being directed by Aleksander Bach and will be released in 2015. Most recently, Quinto was seen onstage as Tom Wingfield in THE GLASS MENAGERIE at the Booth Theater on Broadway. THE GLASS MENAGERIE was nominated for a 2014 Tony Award in the category of Best Revival of a Play. Previously, Quinto reprised his role as Spock in STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, the sequel to J.J. Abram’s 2009 feature film reboot of STAR TREK. STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS grossed $228,778,661 in the United States and $466,978,661 worldwide. Last year, Zachary Quinto produced ALL IS LOST through his production company Before the Door Pictures. The film, starring Robert Redford and directed by J.C. Chandor, centers on a man’s struggle to survive while lost at sea.
Zachary returned to the stage in 2010, winning several awards for his performance as Louis Ironson in the Off-Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s epic play cycle ANGELS IN AMERICA, directed by Michael Greif. In 2011, he appeared on Ryan Murphy’s Golden Globe-winning series AMERICAN HORROR STORY opposite Jessica Lange and Connie Britton. In 2012, Quinto returned to star in the second installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM for which he won the 2013 Critic’s Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Mini Series. Zachary also received his first Emmy nomination for this role.
Zachary returned to the stage in 2010 winning several awards himself, for his performance as Louis Ironson in the Off-Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s epic play cycle ANGELS IN AMERICA, directed by Michael Greif. In 2008, Zachary founded Before The Door Pictures with producing partners Neal Dodson and Corey Moosa. They have numerous projects in all states of development across a wide range of new media, television, graphic novels, and film (including MARGIN CALL, ALL IS LOST, BREAKUP AT A WEDDING, and BANSHEE CHAPTER). Zachary Quinto has also found success on the small screen. In 2007, he became a breakout star of the internationally acclaimed NBC hit series HEROES, as the psychopathic super-powered serial killer Sylar. In 2004, he spent an entire season in the CTU, as computer analyst Adam Kaufman on FOX’s highly rated drama 24.
Zachary grew up in Pittsburgh, and began performing and studying theater there as a child. But what started as a hobby quickly evolved into a vocation, and he eventually enrolled at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and earned a BFA in Musical Theater. Some of his early memorable stage experiences include: SIDE MAN, GROSS INDECENCY (City Theatre Company), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, A LONELY IMPULSE OF DELIGHT (Vineyard Playhouse), THE BEAR (Tintreach Company – Galway, Ireland), INTELLIGENT DESIGN OF JENNY CHOW (Old Globe), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (LA Shakespeare Festival), and numerous workshops of new plays at the Ojai Playwright’s Conference (where he has also served on the Board since 2010). Upon graduation from CMU, Quinto moved to Los Angeles to begin his career, landing guest starring roles on such shows as: CSI, SIX FEET UNDER, JOAN OF ARCADIA, and CROSSING JORDAN, to name a few.
Quinto currently divides his time between New York and Los Angeles.