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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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Born:
Jun 19, 1978 In Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
53
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1929-05-16
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 4 2022-12-01
Known For
Poster of I Kill Giants
Poster of Nina
Poster of Rosemary's Baby
Poster of Punk'd
Filmography
Movie Avatar 4 Neytiri 2022-12-01
Movie Avatar 3 Neytiri 2020-12-01
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-25
Movie Avatar 2 Neytiri 2018-12-21
Movie I Kill Giants Mrs. Mollé 2017
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Gamora 2017-04-25
Movie Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Movie Star Trek Beyond Lieutenant Uhura 2016-07-07
Movie Live by Night Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Movie For the Love of Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Series Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-05-11
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora 2014-07-30
Movie Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie 2014-01-18
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-09-18
Movie The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Movie Blood Ties Vanessa 2013-08-22
Movie Star Trek Into Darkness Uhura 2013-05-05
Movie Out of the Furnace Lena Taylor 2013-12-06
Movie The Words Dora Jansen 2012-09-07
Movie Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo 2011-07-27
Movie The Losers Aisha 2010-04-23
Movie Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Movie Death at a Funeral Elaine 2010-04-15
Movie Takers Rachel Jansen 2010-08-26
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Movie Star Trek Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
Movie Avatar Neytiri 2009-12-10
Movie Vantage Point Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Movie Constellation Rosa Boxer 2007-02-01
Movie Blackout Claudine 2007-10-01
Movie After Sex Kat 2007-09-26
Movie Premium Charli 2006-01-02
Movie Ways of the Flesh Donna 2006-09-13
Series Six Degrees Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie Guess Who Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
Movie Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
Movie The Curse of Father Cardona Flor 2005-10-06
Movie The Terminal Torres 2004-06-17
Movie Haven Andrea 2004-09-11
Series Punk'd Herself 2003-03-17
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria 2003-07-09
Movie Crossroads Kit 2002-02-15
Movie Drumline Laila 2002-12-13
Movie Get Over It Maggie 2001-03-08
Movie Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie Center Stage Eva RodrĂ­guez 2000-05-12
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series The Academy Awards Zoe Saldana 1929-05-16