His father John Quinto who was a barber died of cancer when Quinto was seven years old. In the early 2000s he guest starred in television series and appeared in a recurring role in the serial drama 24 from 2003 to 2004. Abrams-directed reboot of the Star Trek film franchise was officially announced at the 2007 Comic-Con.
In 2006 Quinto acted in the sitcom So NoTORIous and portrayed series antagonist Sylar in the science fiction drama Heroes from 2006 to 2010. Zachary John Quinto (born June 2 1977) is an American actor and film producer.