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Zoe Saldana


Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. 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 Republic, Zoe discovered a keen interest in performance ... See full bio »

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 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)
 2010 Takers
Lilli
 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 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)
 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)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Macy's department store. See more »

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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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[on auditioning for Avatar (2009)] I was still living in New York at the time, and I heard that James Cameron was getting ready to shoot a movie. At first, I thought it was going to be that Japanese franchise that he owns; I read for that and it disappeared. Then, like a month later, they want to put me back on tape... the script excerpts used for auditions were about this girl from a tribe in ... See more »

Trivia:

Had not seen the original Star Trek (1966) series before she was cast in Star Trek (2009). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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She's came along way since 'Drumline' merlewilliams42
Zoe Saldana to play Nina Simone!!! 110% Yes alexish85
Perfect Cleopatra, Jolie STOLE HER ROLE!! JSuavinson
How about just Human fourman
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