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Zoe Saldaña

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 Hummingbird
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2028-12-20
Known For
Poster of The Heart Specialist
Poster of The Curse of Father Cardona
Poster of Drumline
Poster of Hummingbird
Movie Avatar 5 Neytiri 2028-12-20
Movie Avatar 4 Neytiri 2026-12-16
Movie 2nd Unit: Invisible Action Stars Self 2024
Movie Keyhole Garden Esmee / Carmen 2024
Movie Hummingbird 2024
Movie Avatar 3 Neytiri 2024-12-18
Movie Untitled Star Trek Sequel Nyota Uhura 2024
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 Gamora 2023-05-03
Movie The Adam Project Laura 2022-03-11
Movie Avatar: The Way of Water Neytiri 2022-12-14
Movie Amsterdam Irma St. Clair 2022-09-27
Movie Vampires vs. the Bronx Becky 2020-10-02
Series Home Movie: The Princess Bride Princess Buttercup 2020-06-29
Movie This Changes Everything Herself 2019-06-28
Movie Missing Link Adelina Fortnight (voice) 2019-04-04
Movie Avengers: Endgame Gamora 2019-04-24
Movie Love, Antosha Self 2019-08-02
Movie I Kill Giants Mrs. Mollé 2018-01-21
Series James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Herself 2018-04-29
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 Quantum Is Calling Herself 2016-12-12
Movie Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Movie Live by Night Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Movie For the Love of Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Movie Star Trek Beyond Nyota Uhura 2016-07-07
Movie Unity Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Series Lip Sync Battle Unknown 2015-04-02
Movie Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie 2014-01-18
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora 2014-07-30
Movie Lennon or McCartney Self (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
Movie The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Series Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2014-05-11
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 I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Herself 2012-02-19
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 Lilli 2010-08-26
Movie Capturing Avatar Self 2010-11-16
Movie The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Movie Avatar Neytiri 2009-12-15
Movie Star Trek Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
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 The Curse of Father Cardona Flor 2005-10-06
Movie Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
Movie Guess Who Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
Movie Haven Andrea 2004-09-10
Movie The Terminal Dolores Torres 2004-06-17
Series Project Runway Herself - Guest Judge 2004-12-01
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria 2003-07-09
Series Punk'd Herself 2003-03-17
Movie Crossroads Kit 2002-02-15
Movie Drumline Laila 2002-12-13
Movie Get Over It Maggie 2001-03-08
Movie Britney: The Videos Herself 2001-11-20
Movie Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie Center Stage Eva Rodríguez 2000-05-12
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gabrielle Vega 1999-09-20
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13