How overtime has made L.A.'s port pilots the city's best paid employees, averaging $450,000 a year
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UNDERRATED: Zachary Quinto

First noticed for perfecting an eyebrow-shaded glare as Sylar on NBC's "Heroes," Quinto has risen from being Vulcan-ized as Spock in the "Star Trek" reboot to something far more intriguing. He earned raves in a production of "Angels in America," and his campy turn in "American Horror Story" was light-years from his shellshocked Wall Street foot soldier in "Margin Call," a film he also co-produced. Where else can Quinto boldly go?Al Seib / Los Angeles Times