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Quinto First Met Trek Producers 10 Years Ago Today

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Zachary Quinto's Star Trek adventure began on April 15, 2007. It's a little known fact, but on this day a full decade ago, the actor -- then best known for portraying the villainous Sylar on Heroes -- met with the producers of what would soon emerge as Star Trek (2009) to discuss the possibility of him playing Spock.

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That meeting obviously went well. By that June, Star Trek (2009) producer-director J.J. Abrams cast him as Spock, with Leonard Nimoy's personal blessing. Quinto, of course, subsequently played the logical half-Vulcan/half-human in Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond, and he and Nimoy enjoyed a close friendship that endured until Nimoy's passing in 2015.

 

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