Zoe Saldana

19 Jun 1978

Actor

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.

Photos

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Filmography (42 titles)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Gamora)
(movie, 2019)
···Untitled Avengers Movie
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Gamora)
(movie, 2018)
···Avengers: Infinity War
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Action
Role: Actor (as Gamora)
(movie, 2018)
···I Kill Giants
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Mollé)
(movie, 2017)
···Avatar 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Neytiri)
(movie, 2017)
···My Little Pony: The Movie
Genre: Music, Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Captain Celaeno (voice))
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Gamora)
(movie, 2016)
···Live by Night
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Graciella Suarez)
(movie, 2016)
···Star Trek Beyond
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lieutenant Uhura)
(movie, 2016)
···Avatar 2
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Neytiri)
(movie, 2015)
···Unity
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···The Book of Life
Genre: Romance, Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Maria (voice))
(movie, 2014)
8.4Guardians of the Galaxy
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Gamora)
(movie, 2014)
···Rosemary's Baby
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Rosemary Woodhouse)
(movie, 2014)
···Infinitely Polar Bear
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Out of the Furnace
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lena Taylor)
(movie, 2013)
···Blood Ties
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Vanessa)
(movie, 2013)
7.6Star Trek Into Darkness
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Uhura)
(movie, 2012)
···The Words
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dora Jansen)
(movie, 2011)
6.8Colombiana
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Cataleya Restrepo)
(movie, 2010)
···Takers
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rachel Jansen)
(movie, 2010)
···Burning Palms
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Sarah Cotton)
(movie, 2010)
···The Losers
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Aisha al-Fadhil)
(movie, 2010)
···Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Elaine)
(movie, 2009)
9.3Avatar
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Neytiri)
(movie, 2009)
8.4Star Trek
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Nyota Uhura)
(movie, 2009)
···The Skeptic
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cassie)
(movie, 2008)
···Vantage Point
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Angie Jones)
(movie, 2007)
···After Sex
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kat)
(movie, 2006)
···Premium
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charli)
(movie, 2005)
···Dirty Deeds
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rachel Buff)
(movie, 2005)
···Guess Who
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Theresa Jones)
(movie, 2004)
···Haven
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Andrea)
(movie, 2004)
7.0The Terminal
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Torres)
(movie, 2004)
···Temptation
Genre: Musical
Role: Actor (as Annie)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Anamaria)
(movie, 2002)
···Drumline
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Laila)
(movie, 2002)
···Crossroads
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Kit)
(movie, 2001)
6.0Get Over It
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maggie)
(movie, 2001)
···Snipes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cheryl)
(movie, 2000)
···Center Stage
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Eva Rodríguez)