Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana

Gender

Female

Known Credits

21

Zoe Saldana

Date of Birth: Jun 19, 1978

Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, USA

 

 

Biography

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).

Known For

Filmography

Live by Night

Live by Night

as Graciella Suarez

2017

My Little Pony

My Little Pony

as Captain Celaeno (voice)

2017

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

as Lieutenant Uhura

2016

Unity

Unity

as Herself - Narrator (voice)

2015

The Book of Life

The Book of Life

as Maria (voice)

2014

Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace

as Lena Taylor

2013

Blood Ties

Blood Ties

as Vanessa

2013

Star Trek

Star Trek

as Nyota Uhura

2009

The Skeptic

The Skeptic

as Cassie

2009

Guess Who

Guess Who

as Theresa Jones

2005

The Terminal

The Terminal

as Torres

2004

Drumline

Drumline

as Laila

2002

Get Over It

Get Over It

as Maggie

2001

Center Stage

Center Stage

as Eva Rodríguez

2000