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Zoe Saldana


Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic where they would live for the next seven years. While living in the Dominican ... See full bio »

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Known For

Avatar
Avatar Neytiri
(2009)
Star Trek
Star Trek Uhura
(2009)

Filmography

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 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie (post-production)
Captain Celaeno (voice)
 2017 I Kill Giants (post-production)
Mrs. Mollé
 2016 Quantum Is Calling (TV Movie)
Zoe Saldana
 2016 Nina
Nina Simone
 2014 The Book of Life
Maria (voice)
 2013 Out of the Furnace
Lena Taylor (as Zoë Saldana)
 2013/I Blood Ties
Vanessa
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
Uhura (as Zoë Saldana)
 2013 Star Trek (Video Game)
Uhura (voice)
 2012 The Words
Dora Jansen (as Zoë Saldana)
 2010 Takers
Lilli
 2010 Idiots (Video short)
Kaye
 2010/I The Losers
Aisha (as Zoë Saldana)
 2010 Death at a Funeral
Elaine (as Zoë Saldaña)
 2009 Avatar
Neytiri (as Zoë Saldana)
 2009 Star Trek
Uhura (as Zoë Saldana)
 2008 Vantage Point
Angie Jones (as Zoë Saldana)
 2007/III Blackout
Claudine
 2007 After Sex
Kat
 2006-2007 Six Degrees (TV Series)
Regina
- Slings and Arrows (2007) ... Regina
- What You Wish For (2006) ... Regina
- Masquerade (2006) ... Regina
- The Puncher (2006) ... Regina
- What Are the Odds? (2006) ... Regina
 2006 Premium
Charli
 2005 The Curse of Father Cardona
Flor (as Zoe Saldaña)
 2005 Dirty Deeds
Rachel Buff (as Zoë Saldana)
 2005 Guess Who
Theresa Jones (as Zoë Saldaña)
 2004 Temptation
Annie
 2004/I Haven
Andrea
 2004 The Terminal
Dolores Torres (as Zoë Saldana)
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Gabrielle Vega
- Criminal (2004) ... Gabrielle Vega
 2002 Drumline
Laila (as Zoë Saldana)
 2002/I Crossroads
Kit (as Zoë Saldana)
 2001 Snipes
Cheryl
 2001 Get Over It
Maggie (as Zoë Saldana)
 2000 Center Stage
Eva (as Zoë Saldana)
 1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Belinca
- Merger (1999) ... (uncredited)
- Refuge: Part 2 (1999) ... Belinca (as Zoë Saldana)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", New York Youth Theatre. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Zoë Saldana | Zoe Saldaña | Zoë Saldaña

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

... I will say is that my Avatar (2009) character, Neytiri, has been the most challenging of my entire career - physically, mentally and spiritually. It's the first time I played a non-human, I had to learn a different language, and it was hard to part with her at the end. No matter how intense other characters have been, I've only been in their skins for at most four months - never a year and a ... See more »

Trivia:

To prepare for her role as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek (2009), she met with Nichelle Nichols who played the same character on the original series. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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