01:02 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 10/16/2011 09:20AM
Zachary Quinto's eight-month run in the recent New York stage revival of Angels in America was an eye-opening experience for him.
Since the project, the actor, 34 – who had an acclaimed role as Louis Ironson, a man who abandons his AIDS-stricken boyfriend – publicly discusses his much-questioned sexual orientation for the first time.
In a new interview in New York, Quinto calls his work in the off-Broadway play the "most challenging thing I've ever done as an actor, and the most rewarding."
"At the same time," he adds, "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."
Originally posted 07/18/2007 02:00PM
Heroes cheerleader Hayden Panettiere – who is also a budding singer – will make a guest appearance with fellow cast member Greg Grunberg's all-star Band From TV this weekend, she confirms to PEOPLE.
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