Birthday: 07-06-1977
Age: 42
Star sign: Cancer

Zachary “John” Quinto, or ZQ to his friends and family, is an American actor and film producer. He was born in Pennsylvania to Irish-American office worker Margaret J McArdle and Italian-American barber Joseph John Quinto. Quinto took to acting like a moth to an open flame, and in 1995, at the tender age of 18, won the Pittsburgh Gene Kelly Award for Best Supporting Actor for giving an outstanding performance as the Major General in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance”. Quinto’s first break on television came when he bagged the role of computer expert Adam Kaufman in the iconic Fox TV series 24, when it was running in its third season. Quinto then went on to play the role of Sylar in the hit series Heroes which first aired on 2006, till its cancellation in 2010. Quinto’s performance as Sylar in Heroes inspired his fans to call themselves Sylar’s Army. As he fondly recalls, “The interesting thing about my character Sylar is that my strengths as an actor seemed to go completely against the shape of a character in the shadows.

I stepped into this character and then realized how much there was to play with.” When director J.J. Abrams decided to make a reboot of the popular Star Trek franchise, he asked the iconic Leonard Nimoy, who brought the role of Spock to life in the earliers instalments, to preside over the selection for young Spock. And for Quinto, who eventually bagged the role, “Leonard’s involvement was only liberating, frankly.” Quinto went on the play young Spock in “Star Trek” and “Star Trek: Into Darkness”, and is slated to appear for the third time in “Star Trek: Beyond”, which will be released in 2016. Besides this franchise, Quinto has played the role of John Smith in the 2015 “Hitman: Agent 47”. He is also portraying the role of Glenn Greenwald in the biopic of Edward Snowden, named “Snowden”, which is due to be released in May 2016. Quinto declared that he was gay on October 2011, and has been in a relationship with model and artist Miles McMillan since 2013.

Vincent D Onofrio English Actor

Vincent D Onofrio

Vincent D'Onofrio is an American actor and producer. Born in Brooklyn, New York, to parents Gennaro D'Onofrio, and Phyllis, Vincent is originally of Italian descent, from the famed town of Sicily. As a child, D'Onofrio was an introvert, and mostly involved himself in his father's business of providing sound systems to community theatres. He completed his education from the Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School. D'Onofrio's passion for drama led him to pursue the theatre from the University of Colorado, where he spent nearly 18 months. He also undertook a course in method acting from the Actors Studio, and the American Stanislavsky Theatre, which pocketed his introductory paid role in "This Property is Condemned" produced by Off Broadway. Juggling the theatre alongside various part-time jobs such as serving as a bouncer at the Hard Rock Cafe, and working as a bouncer to Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant, constituted to some of the early struggles of D'Onofrio. He found his breakthrough with the role of Pvt. Leonard Lawrence in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket. D'Onofrio had to send nearly four audition tapes, and gain nearly 30 kilos, to pocket the part of the mentally unstable marine in Kubrick's movie. He also featured in Adventures in Babysitting, Mystic Pizza, Household Saints, Ed Wood, Steal This Movie, Happy Accidents, "The Player," and "The Cell," just to name a few. After appearing in small roles in the television series The Equaliser, and Miami Vice, D'Onofrio found his small-screen breakthrough in 1997 with Homicide: Life on the Street, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. In the year 2000, Vincent pocketed the chance to play the part of Detective Robert Goren on Law & Order: Criminal intent produced by the NBC. He also received an award for the Best Actor at the Stockholm International Film Festival for the portrayal of Mike Cobb in “Thumbsucker,” which was an independent film. D'Onofrio also collected various accolades as a supporting actor in the 1997 Will Smith starrer Men in Black, where he acted as the bug-infected farmer. There on, he has appeared in films such as The Break-Up, The Narrows, Staten Island, Kill the Irishman, Chained, Sinister, The Judge, the Jurassic World, only to name a few of the lot, and in television serials such as Sherlock: Case of Evil, Men in Black: The Series, and Marvel's Daredevil. In the year 1998, Vincent D'Onofrio co-founded the 'River Run International Film Festival' with his father Gennaro, and sister Elizabeth in North Carolina. He  was also involved in the works of the Utah Meth Cops Project in 2008, serving as the spokesperson and raising funds. D'Onofrio, like any true patriot, grabbed every chance to serve the nation, which was evident when he turned into the public figure of a gun control debate of the Citizens Crime Commission, New York. He also served as a narrator in the 2012 documentary "Heroes Behind the Badge." Since 2010, D'Onofrio has been a representative of the works Nation Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.  D'Onofrio tied the knot with the former Dutch model Carin van der Donk in 1997 and the couple is parents to Elias Gene, and Luka.

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