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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.

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Jun 19, 1978 In Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The White Shadow 1978-11-27
Latest Project:
movie Avatar 5 2025-12-17
Known For
Poster of Avatar 5
Poster of Avatar 4
Poster of Star Trek Beyond
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 2020-12-16
Movie Untitled Avengers Movie Gamora 2019-04-24
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-25
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Gamora 2017-04-19
Movie My Little Pony: The Movie Captain Celaeno (voice) 2017-10-05
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
Movie Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-09-18
Series Up on High Ground Flor 2014-10-25
Movie Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
Movie The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Blood Ties Vanessa 2013-08-22
Movie Star Trek Into Darkness Nyota Uhura 2013-05-05
Movie Out of the Furnace Lena Taylor 2013-12-06
Movie The Words Dora Jansen 2012-09-07
Movie Death at a Funeral Elaine 2010-04-15
Movie Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Movie Takers Rachel Jansen 2010-08-26
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie Star Trek Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
Movie Avatar Princess Neytiri 2009-12-10
Movie Vantage Point Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Movie Constellation Rosa Boxer 2007-02-01
Movie After Sex Kat 2007-09-26
Movie Blackout Claudine 2007-10-01
Movie The Heart Specialist Donna 2006-09-13
Series Six Degrees Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
Movie Guess Who Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
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 Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie Center Stage Eva Rodríguez 2000-05-12
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Angel Links Aisha al-Fadhil 1999-04-07
Series The White Shadow Maggie 1978-11-27