Zachary Quinto Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

6th June 2016

Fact: Star Trek star Zachary Quinto donned a wig, lipstick and bejewelled denim to channel rapper Missy Elliott during a recent taping of U.S. TV show Lip Sync Battle. On the show, which airs later this week (09Jun16), the 39-year-old tackles Missy's Get Ur Freak On as part of a miming 'battle' with his Star Trek Beyond co-star Zoe Saldana.

18th August 2015

Quote: "We're rapidly evolving as a society, and I think there's a lot of celebration in that. I think there's a lot to be grateful for. The more that people from diverse backgrounds can stand up with integrity and integrate who they are in an authentic way to their creative process then everybody benefits and we all move forward together as a result." Gay actor Zachary Quinto believes the time is right for his homosexual peers to 'come out'.

18th March 2015

Quote: "It's not my favourite place in the world. It's very manicured and artificial but on top of it, it's very restrictive; you can't chew gum... It's illegal to chew gum. If you spit gum on the street you will be caned." Actor Zachary Quinto is not a fan of Singapore following a recent visit.

27th February 2015

Quote: "I definitely want kids for sure. I gravitate towards the people in my life who have kids. I love fostering relationships with them and watching them discover the world and being a part of that. I definitely want that." Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto is eager to have children. He has been dating actor Miles MCMillan since 2013.

20th February 2015

Quote: "I did have to learn it for this... We had a really great dialect coach... who was really so great at working with us on the sounds, obviously, the language, but also the underlying meaning and how stresses would be different and sound changes. It's a fascinating world getting into dialect stuff." Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto enjoyed learning to speak Greek for his role in new U.S. Tv drama The Slap.

27th January 2015

Quote: "I'm not going back. (The series creator) reached out to me when they decided they were going to do it. We had a great conversation. It was such a meaningful experience for me. I just felt like I didn't want to go back to it. Actor Zachary Quinto will not be returning to Heroes in the upcoming reboot, Heroes Reborn.

30th October 2014

Tweet: "even in the hospital he's elegant. prayers for the little guy on national cat day..." Actor Zachary Quinto is nursing his beloved cat back to health after receiving treatment for a leg injury on the U.S. pet holiday.

4th August 2014

Fact: Jessica Alba, Lea Michele, Stevie Wonder, Zachary Quinto, Ellen Pompeo and pregnant Kelly Rowland were among the stars in the audience for the second night of Jay Z and Beyonce's On The Run tour stop at Los Angeles' Rose Bowl on Sunday (03Aug14). The hip-hop supercouple also delighted fans at the same venue on Saturday (02Aug14).

19th June 2014

Fact: Star Trek Into Darkness star Zachary Quinto has landed a guest appearance in hit Tv drama series Girls. The former Heroes star was snapped filming in Brooklyn, New York with show creator and star Lena Dunham on Wednesday (18Jun14). Details about his role have yet to be revealed. Season four of Girls is due to debut next year (15).

21st April 2014

Fact: Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has shared his naughty side with fans by posting a picture of himself skinny-dipping in a hotel pool on Instagram. The star writes: "Private pool is golden rule."

24th May 2013

Quote: "I'm sure I'd have a hard time saying no. I'd like to play an Ewok because they're the best." Actor Zachary Quinto is hoping for a cameo role in his Star Trek director J.J. Abrams' new Star Wars film.

16th May 2013

Quote: "I wasn't invited. Zoe Saldana was invited... I didn't even know Zoe was there until after the fact and I was like, 'Wasn't it amazing?' and she was like, 'It was so fun afterwards going back and seeing Blue Ivy,' and I was like, 'Oh, you had much more of a full experience than I did." Zachary Quinto was upset not to get an invite backstage at Beyonce's concert in London.

10th May 2013

Quote: "I was signing something and heard Zachary say something very complimentary and I started to cry. I was looking down and this fan said, 'Are you Ok?' I said, 'Yeah, it's really windy out here, my eyes are stinging.'" British actor Benedict Cumberbatch was reduced to tears by a compliment from his Star Trek Into Darkness co-star Zachary Quinto.

9th May 2013

Quote: "I'm a New Yorker now. My favourite city in the world. I just got the keys to my new place this week so I'm really, really thrilled." Actor Zachary Quinto has relocated to the Big Apple ahead of his Broadway debut in a revival of Tennessee Williams' classic play, The Glass Menagerie, this autumn (13).

12th September 2012

Quote: "One of the defining conversations that I had with myself was that absolutely no good can come from me staying quiet about (my sexuality)... Literally, no good can come from it. But if I take the step to make the acknowledgement and be honest, so much good could potentially come from it." Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto hopes he inspired others to be open about their sexuality by 'coming out' as a gay man last year (11).

19th October 2011

Quote: "I guess I figured people would figure it out, hear about it, but I didn't know it would be like global news! I was like, 'What?' It was really crazy to me. People from all over the world were reaching out to me on the internet, on Twitter. Social media makes it a lot easier now. I'm just really honoured and thrilled and grateful." Gay actor Zachary Quinto was surprised the revelation about his sexuality made headlines.

18th October 2011

Quote: "That's definitely the most tedious part of playing Spock. The first time, it took three weeks for them to come back in a way that I didn't have to wear my glasses every day to hide them. It was probably two months before they were really thick and bushy again." Zachary Quinto on shaving off his eyebrows to play Mr. Spock in Star Trek.

27th August 2011

Tweet: "I already didn't beat irene. all flights cancelled. now i get to have a storm watching party in my hotel room. kind of excited about that..." Actor Zachary Quinto has been left grounded in New York as the East Coast of America prepares to be hit by Hurricane Irene over the weekend (27-28Aug11).

13th October 2009

Fact: Julianne Moore, Bradley Cooper and Zachary Quinto will be among the stars honoured at the upcoming Hollywood Film Festival (26Oct09).

6th May 2009

Quote: "I did abscond with a pair of ears... maybe two (pairs). And they're not fetching as much as I thought they would on eBay." Actor Zachary Quinto is trying to sell the Spock ears he 'stole' from the set of the new Star Trek movie.

6th May 2009

Quote: "Both of my action figures have detachable hands. I'm not sure what's that suggestive of." HEROES and Star Trek star Zachary Quinto.

6th May 2009

Quote: "You can see them from, like, five miles away, I think." Actor Zachary Quinto on his famous eyebrows.

15th April 2009

Fact: HEROES star Zachary Quinto spent a summer serving coffee in a Galway, Ireland cafe.

22nd January 2009

Fact: The stars of the new Star Trek movie have been turned into dolls. Chris Pine's Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto's Spock and Zoe Saldana's Uhuru have been recreated as new Barbie dolls by toymakers Mattel.

18th September 2008

Quote: "It's a homemade movement. Past costumes have included a lit match and a zombie Mr. Rogers. I can't tell you what I'm wearing, but preparations have begun." HEROES actor Zachary Quinto is planning ahead to top his early attempts at questionable Halloween costumes.

4th December 2007

Fact: HEROES star Zachary Quinto learned he had been signed up to play a young MR. SPOCK in the upcoming Star Trek prequel on his 20th birthday in June (07).

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