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Zoe Saldana

Zoë Yadira Saldana was born June 19, 1978 in Passaic NJ to a Puerto Rican mother and Dominican father. Her family relocated to the Dominican Republic when she was ten years old. There she practiced ballet at one of the most prestigious dance schools in the country. Saldana returned to New York at age 17, where she began involving herself in theatre groups such as Faces and the New York Youth Theatre. Her ballet training helped land her first on screen part as Eva in the dance film, Center Stage (2000). The actress’ career continued to flourish with roles in Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) with Johnny Depp, The Terminal (2004) starring Tom Hanks, and Guess Who (2005) opposite Ashton Kutcher. Saldana continues to act and model with editorial features in Elle, Vanity Fair, V, GQ Italia, and Nylon. Career Highlights Saldana’s career climbed to new heights in 2009 when she played Uhura in Star Trek. She officially joined the A-list with her groundbreaking role as Neytiri, the Na’vi princess, in James Cameron’s Avatar (2009). Saldana brought her fictional character to life through motion capture technology. This visual effects fueled film has revolutionized the movie industry. Personal Life Saldana continues to frequent the Dominican Republic and has two sisters, Cisely and Mariel, who appeared wtih her in a 2007 Gap advertisement. Currently In the past year Saldana has become a fashion icon with the help of her stylist Petra Flannery. She’s frequently spotted front row at fashion weeks around the globe and remains impressive on the red carpet. Saldana continues to seek roles that challenge her as a woman and as an artist. Cinestar Pictures Cinestar Pictures LLC was formed by Zoë Saldana and other partners in May of 2006. The production company’s mission is to develop and produce media for Film and Television within a variety of genres while maintaining a standard of excellence.

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Jun 19, 1978 In Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2025-12-17
Known For
Poster of Yo mato gigantes
Poster of Nina
Poster of La semilla del diablo
Poster of Infinitely Polar Bear
Movie Avatar 5 Neytiri 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar 4 Neytiri 2024-12-18
Movie Avatar 3 Neytiri 2021-12-15
Movie Avatar 2 Neytiri 2020-12-18
Movie Missing Link Adelina Fortnight (voice) 2019-04-19
Movie Vengadores: Infinity War - Parte II Gamora 2019-04-24
Movie Yo mato gigantes Mrs. Mollé 2018-01-21
Movie Vengadores: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-25
Movie Guardianes de la galaxia Vol. 2 Gamora 2017-04-19
Movie My Little Pony: La película Captain Celaeno (voice) 2017-10-05
Movie Star Trek: Más allá Lieutenant Uhura 2016-07-07
Movie Por el amor de Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Movie Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Movie Vivir de noche Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Movie Quantum is Calling Zoe Saldana 2016-12-12
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Guardianes de la galaxia Gamora 2014-07-30
Movie Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie 2014-01-18
Series La semilla del diablo Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-05-11
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
Movie El libro de la vida Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Movie Star Trek: En la oscuridad Nyota Uhura 2013-05-05
Movie Lazos de sangre Vanessa 2013-08-22
Movie La ley del más fuerte Lena Taylor 2013-12-06
Movie El ladrón de palabras Dora Jansen 2012-09-07
Movie Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo 2011-07-27
Movie Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Movie Un funeral de muerte Elaine 2010-04-15
Movie Ladrones Rachel Jansen 2010-08-26
Movie Los perdedores Aisha al-Fadhil 2010-04-23
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Movie Star Trek Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
Movie Avatar Princess Neytiri 2009-12-10
Movie En el punto de mira Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Movie Constellation Rosa Boxer 2007-02-01
Movie Blackout Claudine 2007-10-01
Movie Después del sexo Kat 2007-09-26
Movie Premium Charli 2006-01-02
Movie The Heart Specialist Donna 2006-09-13
Series Seis grados Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie Adivina quién Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
Movie Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
Movie The Curse of Father Cardona Flor 2005-10-06
Movie La terminal Dolores Torres 2004-06-17
Movie Haven Andrea 2004-09-11
Series Punk'd Herself 2003-03-17
Movie Piratas del Caribe. La maldición de la Perla Negra Anamaria 2003-07-09
Movie Crossroads: hasta el final Kit 2002-02-15
Movie Drumline Laila 2002-12-13
Movie Así es el amor Maggie 2001-03-08
Movie Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie El ritmo del éxito Eva Rodríguez 2000-05-12
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Ley y orden Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Zoe Saldana 1953-03-18