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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 movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa 2025-12-17
Known For
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa Neytiri 2025-12-17
Movie Avatar: The Tulkun Rider Neytiri 2024-12-18
Movie Avatar: The Way of Water Neytiri 2020-12-16
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Gamora 2019
Movie Untitled Avengers Movie Gamora 2019-05-03
Movie The Legend of Red Hand Mia Parc 2018-01-30
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-25
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 Live by Night Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Movie Quantum is Calling Zoe Saldana 2016-12-12
Movie For the Love of Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Movie Star Trek Beyond Lieutenant Uhura 2016-07-07
Movie Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora 2014-07-30
Series Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-05-11
Movie Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie 2014-01-18
Movie Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
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
Series Moonshiners Rosa Boxer 2011-12-06
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Movie Takers Rachel Jansen 2010-08-26
Movie Death at a Funeral Elaine 2010-04-15
Movie Avatar Princess Neytiri 2009-12-10
Movie The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Movie Vantage Point Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Movie After Sex Kat 2007-09-26
Movie The Heart Specialist Donna 2006-09-13
Movie Premium Charli 2006-01-02
Movie Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
Movie Guess Who Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
Movie Haven Andrea 2004-09-11
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria 2003-07-09
Movie Crossroads Kit 2002-02-15
Movie Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie Center Stage Eva RodrĂ­guez 2000-05-12
Series Higher Ground Dolores Torres 2000-01-14
Series Angel Links Aisha al-Fadhil 1999-04-07
Series Mit Herz und Robe Neytiri 1991-03-13
Series Schöne Ferien Cataleya Restrepo 1985-04-03
Series Captain Zep – Space Detective Laila 1983-01-05
Series The White Shadow Maggie 1978-11-27
Series The Pruitts of Southampton Nyota Uhura 1966-09-06