Hero or Villian: Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto is known for playing Sylar on Heroes and Spock in the 2009 film Star Trek. Quinto first appeared on television in the short-lived television series The Others, and appeared as a guest star on shows including CSI, Touched by an Angel, Charmed, Six Feet Under, Lizzie McGuire, and L.A. Dragnet. In 2003, he landed a recurring role as computer expert Adam Kaufman on the Fox series 24; Quinto appeared in 23 episodes of the third season. In 2006, Quinto played the role of Sasan, the haughty, gay Iranian-American best friend of Tori Spelling on her VH1 series So NoTORIous. Later that year, he joined the cast of Heroes as Gabriel Gray, better known as the serial killer Sylar. Continue reading

Something Borrowed: Colin Egglesfield

Colin Egglesfield best known for his portrayal as Dr. Josh Madden in the long-running soap opera All My Children, as well as Auggie Kirkpatrick in The CW’s short-lived teen drama Melrose Place. He modeled for Versace, Calvin Klein, and Armani, among others before the acting bug bit him. After taking drama classes, Colin Egglesfield found himself guest starring on popular TV series such Law & Order SVU, The $treet, Gilmore Girls, Charmed, and Nip/Tuck. He also had a very small 5-word 7 second role in the 2005 movie Must Love Dogs, in addition to many other minor film projects. In the fall of 2009, Egglesfield portrayed chef/surfer guy, Auggie Kirkpatrick on CW’s 2009 series Melrose Place. However, due to a change in the direction of the show, Eggelesfield and his co-star Ashlee Simpson-Wentz were fired and his character was written out of the show during the thirteenth episode. He is currently co-starring in Something  Borrowed, which opens May 6th.

He owns and runs his own New York City-based clothing company Shout Out Clothing!, which he principally uses as a vehicle to promote and support educational initiatives such as Project Grad, and also “Stay in school” programs. He was named one of People’s “Sexiest Men Alive” in November 2005.

Turning Up the Heat: 98 Degrees

98 Degrees consists of four vocalists: brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre, and Jeff Timmons. Unlike most boy bands, they formed independently and were later picked up by a record label, as opposed to being assembled by a label or a producer. They have sold over 10 million records worldwide and achieved eight Top 40 singles in the US.

Nick Lachey

He later starred in the reality television series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica with his then-wife, Jessica Simpson. He has released two solo albums, SoulO and What’s Left of Me. As a solo artist, Nick Lachey, sold over 600,000 records and with the 98 Degrees, over 10 million records worldwide. He had a recurring role on the television series Charmed. Taking the Stage, a musical reality show documenting the lives of high school students at the School for Creative and Performing Arts, premiered on MTV in March 2009. It was produced by Lachey. In December 2009, he hosted The Sing-Off, a four-part American singing competition featuring a cappella groups, a role he reprised during December 2010 for the show’s second season on NBC.

Jeff Timmons

Jeff launched his solo career by touring with Jim Brickman. After positive reviews, he wrote and arranged his first solo album, Whisper That Way, which was released in August 2004. n October 2006, Timmons participated in the VH1 reality TV series, Mission: Man Band. This TV show grouped 4 former pop singers, Timmons, Bryan Abrams of (Color Me Badd), Rich Cronin of (LFO) and Chris Kirkpatrick of (*NSYNC) to form a new band called Sureshot.

Drew Lachey

Lachey was a celebrity dancer on the second season of Dancing with the Stars with professional dance partner Cheryl Burke. After the show, Drew and Cheryl were rumored to have been having an affair. Both denied this story. Lachey co-hosted the 2006 Miss USA pageant with Access Hollywood star Nancy O’Dell.

Justin Jeffre

In 2007, he ran as a candidate for Cincinnati City Council, and was endorsed by the local Green Party. In April, 2008, Jeffre went to work on Ralph Nader’s presidential campaign, and he gave the formal introduction at a speech in Illinois.

 

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