Zoe Saldana

Name in Native Language: "Zoë Saldaña" (Spanish/ES)
Actress / Film Producer / Ballet Dancer / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 06/19/1978 (44) | Passaic, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Zoë Yadira Saldaña-Perego (née Saldaña Nazario; born June 19, 1978) is an American-Dominican-Puerto Rican actress. Known primarily for her work in science fiction film franchises, she has appeared in four of the six highest-grossing films of all time (Avatar, Avatar: The Way of Water, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame), a feat not achieved by any other performer. Films she has appeared in grossed more than $13 billion worldwide and, as of 2023, she is the second-highest-grossing film actress of all time, and the fourth actor overall. A trained dancer, Saldaña began her acting career in two 1999 episodes of Law & Order. Her first film role was in Center Stage (2000) in which she played a ballet dancer. She received early recognition for her work opposite Britney Spears in the road film C..."> ()
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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 mostprestigiousdance schools in the country. Saldana returned to New York at age17, 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).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Zoe Saldana

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Zoe Saldana as Actress(70)

as Neytiri2028 Avatar 5
as Neytiri2026 Avatar 4
as Neytiri2024 Avatar 3
as Lieutenant Uhura2023 Star Trek 4
as Nyota Uhura2023 Star Trek 4
as Rosa (voice)2021 Vivo
2021 Fencer
2021 Sabaya
as herself2019 Love, Antosha
as Adelina Fortnight (voice)2019 Missing Link
as Gamora2019 Avengers: Endgame
as Mia Parc2018 The Legend of Red Hand
as Mrs. Mollé2018 I Kill Giants
as Captain Celaeno (voice)2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
as Lieutenant Uhura2016 Star Trek Beyond
as Graciella Suarez2016 Live by Night
as Nina Simone2016 Nina
as herself2016 Quantum Is Calling
as herself2016 For the Love of Spock
as Herself - Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as Maggie2014 Infinitely Polar Bear
as Maria (voice)2014 The Book of Life
as Nyota Uhura2013 Star Trek Into Darkness
as Lena Taylor2013 Out of the Furnace
as Vanessa2013 Blood Ties
as Dora Jansen2012 The Words
as Cataleya Restrepo2011 Colombiana
as Rachel Jansen2010 Takers
as Sarah Cotton2010 Burning Palms
as herself2010 Capturing Avatar
as Elaine2010 Death at a Funeral
as Aisha al-Fadhil2010 The Losers
as Nyota Uhura2009 Star Trek
as Neytiri2009 Avatar
as Cassie2009 The Skeptic
as Angie Jones2008 Vantage Point
as Kat2007 After Sex
as Claudine2007 Blackout
as Rosa Boxer2007 Constellation
as Charli2006 Premium
as Rachel Buff2005 Dirty Deeds
as Theresa Jones2005 Guess Who
as Andrea2004 Haven
as Dolores Torres2004 The Terminal
as Laila2002 Drumline
as Kit2002 Crossroads
as Maggie2001 Get Over It
as herself2001 Britney: The Videos
as Cheryl2001 Snipes
as Eva Rodríguez2000 Center Stage

TV Shows/Series with Zoe Saldana as Actress(17)

as Amy Wheeler2022 From Scratch
as Joe2022 Lioness
as Princess Maya (voice)2021 Maya and the Three
as Gamora (archive footage)2021 Marvel Studios Legends
as Princess Buttercup2020 Home Movie: The Princess Bride
as Rosemary Woodhouse2017 A Midsummer's Nightmare
as herself2012 Comedy Bang! Bang!
as Herself - Guest Judge2004 Project Runway
as herself2003 Punk'd
as Gabrielle Vega1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Movies with Zoe Saldana as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2018 The Honor List
Directing/Director2011 Kaylien

TV Shows/Series with Zoe Saldana as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Lioness
Production/Executive Producer2022 Gordita Chronicles
Production/Producer2017 A Midsummer's Nightmare

Additional Information

Full Name: Zoe Yadira Saldana
Born: Monday, 06/19 1978 (June) in Passaic, New Jersey (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 44 years + 235 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN, native language), Spanish (ES, native language)
Educated at: Newtown High School
Spouses (current/former): Marco Perego
Other names for Zoe Saldana (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Zoë Saldana"
"Zoe Saldaña"
"Zoë Saldaña"
"زوي سالدانا"
"조이 살다나"
"Зои Салдана"
"โซอี ซัลดานา"
"Ζόι Σαλντάνα"
"Zoë Yadira Saldaña Nazario"
"Zoe Yadira Saldaña-Perego"
Zoe Saldana frequently works together with these people:
James Cameron (29x, Crew)
James Gunn (16x, Crew)
Stan Lee (15x, Crew)
Christopher Boyes (11x, Crew)
Bradley Cooper (10x, Actor)
Jim Starlin (10x, Crew)
Simon Pegg (9x, Actor)
J.J. Abrams (9x, Crew)
Vin Diesel (8x, Actor)
Zachary Quinto (8x, Actor)
Victoria Alonso (8x, Crew)
Hayden Panettiere (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:132, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/06/2023