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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 Hummingbird
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar: The Quest for Eywa 2025-12-17
Known For
Poster of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Poster of Nina
Poster of Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn
Poster of Hummingbird
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 Hummingbird 2019
Movie Avengers: Endgame Gamora 2019-04-26
Movie The Legend of Red Hand Mia Parc 2018-01-30
Movie I Kill Giants Mrs. Mollé 2018-03-23
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-27
Movie Get Out Herself 2017-02-24
Movie Kong: Skull Island Nyota Uhura 2017-03-08
Movie My Little Pony: The Movie Captain Celaeno (voice) 2017-10-05
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Gamora 2017-04-19
Movie Not on My Watch Herself - Narrator (voice) 2017-03-29
Movie Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Movie For the Love of Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Movie Star Trek Beyond Lieutenant Uhura 2016-07-07
Movie The Magnificent Seven Maria (voice) 2016-09-14
Movie Quantum is Calling Zoe Saldana 2016-12-12
Movie Laurie Kilmartin: 45 Jokes About My Dead Dad Andrea 2016-12-29
Movie Live by Night Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Movie Unity Herself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Dead Rising: Watchtower Gamora 2015-03-27
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 Big Game Charli 2014-09-05
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
Movie The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-17
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 Santa Switch Theresa Jones 2013-12-07
Movie The Words Dora Jansen 2012-09-07
Movie Hanna Elaine 2011-04-07
Movie Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo 2011-07-27
Movie The Losers Aisha al-Fadhil 2010-04-23
Movie Death at a Funeral Elaine 2010-04-15
Movie Sex and the City 2 Herself 2010-05-26
Movie Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Movie Capturing Avatar Herself 2010-11-16
Movie Takers Rachel Jansen 2010-08-26
Movie The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Movie Avatar Princess Neytiri 2009-12-10
Movie Star Trek Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
Movie Vantage Point Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Movie Blackout Claudine 2007-10-01
Movie Constellation Rosa Boxer 2007-02-01
Movie After Sex Kat 2007-09-26
Movie Premium Charli 2006-01-02
Movie The Heart Specialist Donna 2006-09-13
Series Six Degrees Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie King Kong Gamora 2005-12-12
Movie Guess Who Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
Movie American Gun Herself 2005-01-01
Movie The Curse of Father Cardona Flor 2005-10-06
Movie Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
Movie The Terminal Dolores 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 Some Place Safe Rachel Jansen 2003-03-24
Movie Drumline Laila 2002-12-13
Movie Crossroads Kit 2002-02-15
Movie Get Over It Maggie 2001-03-08
Movie Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Movie Conspiracy Herself - Narrator (voice) 2001-05-19
Movie Center Stage Eva RodrĂ­guez 2000-05-12
Movie Gone in Sixty Seconds Lena Taylor 2000-06-09
Movie The Boondock Saints Gamora 1999-01-22
Movie Wild Wild West Andrea 1999-06-29
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Marquis de Sade Elaine 1996-01-01
Movie Major League II Claudine 1994-03-30
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie The Last Fist of Fury Neytiri 1977-01-13
Series The Academy Awards Zoe Saldana 1953-03-18