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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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  I Kill Giants (pre-production)
Mrs. Mollé
 2014 The Book of Life
Maria (voice)
 2013 Out of the Furnace
Lena Taylor (as Zoë Saldana)
 2013/I Blood Ties
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
Uhura (as Zoë Saldana)
 2010 Takers
 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
 2007 After Sex
 2006 Premium
 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
 2004/I Haven
 2004 The Terminal
Dolores Torres (as Zoë Saldana)
 2002 Drumline
Laila (as Zoë Saldana)
 2002/I Crossroads
Kit (as Zoë Saldana)
 2001 Snipes
 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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Zoë Saldana | Zoe Saldaña | Zoë Saldaña


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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... 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 »


Did an intense nonstop six-month preparation for Avatar (2009) including martial arts, archery and horseback riding. See more »

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