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Zoe Saldana

Zoë Yadira Saldana was born June 19, 1978 in Passaic NJ to a Peurto 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 pretigious 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 Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa 2025-12-17
Known For
Poster of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Poster of Takers
Poster of Blackout
Poster of Crossroads
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa Neytiri 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar: The Tulkun Rider Neytiri 2024-12-18
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Gamora 2022-12-31
Movie Avatar: The Seed Bearer Neytiri 2021-12-15
Movie Avatar: The Way of Water Neytiri 2020-12-16
Movie Avengers: Endgame Gamora 2019-04-24
Movie Missing Link Adelina Fortnight (voice) 2019-04-11
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-25
Movie The Legend of Red Hand Mia Parc 2018-01-30
Movie I Kill Giants Mrs. Mollé 2018-01-21
Movie My Little Pony: The Movie Captain Celaeno (voice) 2017-10-05
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy: Inferno Herself 2017-08-22
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Gamora 2017-04-19
Movie Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Movie Star Trek Beyond Lieutenant Uhura 2016-07-07
Movie For the Love of Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Movie Quantum is Calling Zoe Saldana 2016-12-12
Movie Live by Night Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora 2014-07-30
Movie Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie 2014-01-18
Series Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-05-11
Movie The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Movie Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Out of the Furnace Lena Taylor 2013-12-06
Movie Blood Ties Vanessa 2013-08-22
Movie Star Trek Into Darkness Nyota Uhura 2013-05-05
Movie The Words Dora Jansen 2012-09-07
Movie Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo 2011-07-27
Movie Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Movie Death at a Funeral Elaine 2010-04-15
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie The Losers Aisha al-Fadhil 2010-04-23
Movie Takers Rachel Jansen 2010-08-26
Movie Avatar Princess Neytiri 2009-12-10
Movie Star Trek Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
Movie The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Movie Vantage Point Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Movie Blackout Claudine 2007-10-01
Movie After Sex Kat 2007-09-26
Movie Constellation Rosa Boxer 2007-02-01
Series Six Degrees Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie The Heart Specialist Donna 2006-09-13
Movie Premium Charli 2006-01-02
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 Haven Andrea 2004-09-11
Movie The Terminal Dolores Torres 2004-06-17
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria 2003-07-09
Series Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Movie Drumline Laila 2002-12-13
Movie Crossroads Kit 2002-02-15
Movie Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie Get Over It Maggie 2001-03-08
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