Zoe Saldana
Birthday: 1978-06-19
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. Saldana is most known for portraying Gamora in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She has portrayed the character in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Career History
Being Produced
2028
Avatar 5 as Neytiri
2026
Avatar 4 as Neytiri
2024
Avatar 3 as Neytiri
2023
2022
2021
Vivo as Rosa (voice)
2020
2019
Missing Link as Adelina Fortnight (voice)
Avengers: Endgame as Gamora
Love, Antosha as Self
2018
I Kill Giants as Mrs. Mollé
2017
My Little Pony: The Movie as Captain Celaeno (voice)
2016
Nina as Nina Simone
Quantum Is Calling as Herself
Star Trek Beyond as Nyota Uhura
Live by Night as Graciella Suarez
2015
Unity as Narrator (voice)
2014
2013
Out of the Furnace as Lena Taylor
Star Trek Into Darkness as Nyota Uhura
Blood Ties as Vanessa
2012
2011
Colombiana as Cataleya Restrepo
2010
Burning Palms as Sarah Cotton
The Losers as Aisha
Death at a Funeral as Elaine
Takers as Lilli
2009
Avatar as Neytiri
The Skeptic as Cassie
Star Trek as Nyota Uhura
2008
Vantage Point as Angie Jones
2007
Constellation as Rosa Boxer
Blackout as Claudine
After Sex as Kat
2006
Premium as Charli
2005
Guess Who as Theresa Jones
Dirty Deeds as Rachel Buff
2004
Haven as Andrea
The Terminal as Dolores Torres
2003
2002
Drumline as Laila
Crossroads as Kit
2001
Snipes as Cheryl
Get Over It as Maggie
Britney: The Videos as Herself
2000
Center Stage as Eva Rodríguez