Star Trek's Spock admits he's gay

Star Trek's Zachery Quinto has admitted he's gay. Photo / Norrie Montgomery
Star Trek's Zachery Quinto has admitted he's gay. Photo / Norrie Montgomery

Zachery Quinto has come out of the closet in an interview with New York magazine.

Quinto, who played Sylar in cancelled television series Heroes and Spock in the recent big screen reboot of Star Trek, admitted he was gay when asked about his role in recent stage play Angels in America.

"At the same time, as a gay man, it made me feel like there's still so much work to be done, and there's still so many things that need to be looked at and addressed," he said in comments reported widely by mainstream media.

He also gave his thoughts on gay marriage and the issue of bullying of gay teens.

"Again, as a gay man, I look at that and say there's a hopelessness that surrounds, but as a human being I look at it and say 'Why? Where's this disparity coming from ...?"

New York magazine hits newstands this week in America.

- Herald online

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