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Zoe Saldana

Saldana at the 2010 Academy Awards
Born June 19, 1978 (1978-06-19) (age 31)
New Jersey, U.S.[1][2]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Official website
.Zoe Saldana[3] (born June 19, 1978; also known as Zoë Saldana, Zoe Saldaña, and Zoë Saldaña) is an American actress.^ Zoe Saldana (full name Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario , born June 19, 1978) is an American actress.
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^ Date of Birth: June 19, 1978 .
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^ Zoe Yadira Zaldaña Nazario was born June 19, 1978, in New Jersey.

.She had her breakthrough role in the 2002 film Drumline, and later gained prominence for her roles as Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek, and Neytiri in James Cameron's Avatar, the highest-grossing film of all time.^ But she’s all that and more in James Cameron’s action epic, Avatar.
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^ Star Trek 2009 .
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^ Avatar is Pocahontas with a 2009 James Cameron remix.
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Early life

.Zoe Saldana was born Zoe Yadira Zaldaña Nazario[4][5] or Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario[1] in New Jersey,[2][6] United States, to a Dominican father and a Puerto Rican mother.^ STUNNING Zoe Saldana shows why both Kirk AND Spock are aching to cross her final frontier in the sexed-up new Star Trek movie.
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^ Razno/new-zoe-saldana-bikini-pictures-will-make-you-go-crazy.html .
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[7][8][9] .Her first languages are English and Spanish.^ Her first languages were English and Spanish.

^ She was raised in Queens, New York, and her first languages are English and Spanish.

^ Her first languages are Spanish and English.
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.When she was ten years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they lived for the next seven years.^ At the ripe age of 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic.
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^ When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic where they would live for the next 7 years.
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^ She was raised in Queens, New York, but when she was nine, her father died in a car accident, and her mother moved her and her sister back to the Dominican Republic.
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.Saldana enlisted in a ballet class at one of the most prestigious dancing schools in the Dominican Republic.^ Education : dancing schools in the Dominican Republic, high school in the u.s dancing schools in the Dominican Republic, .
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^ Saldaña enlisted in a ballet class at one of the most prestigious dancing schools in the Dominican Republic, gaining experience as a dancer, which benefited her later for her role in Center Stage.

^ Born in New Jersey, she was raised in Queens, New York, before moving - aged 10 - to the Dominican Republic, the home of her mother, where she studied ballet at the prestigious ECOS Espacio de Danza Dance Academy.
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[2] .After returning to New York at age seventeen, she began performing with the Faces theater troupe, which put on plays geared to providing positive messages for teens, via themes dealing with issues such as substance abuse and sex.^ Back in the US, Zoe began performing with the Faces theatre troupe with plays directed at teens dealing with drug or sexual problems.
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^ The troupe put on plays geared up to provide positive messages for teens with themes dealing with issues such as substance abuse, alcohol and sex.

^ Zoe performed with the theater group, Faces troupe and also the New York Youth Theater.
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.These performances not only gave her valuable experience but also a source of great pride, as she knew that she was making a difference in the lives of young people like herself.^ These performances not only gave her valuable experience but also a source of great pride knowing that she was making a difference in the lives of young people like herself.
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^ This gave her great pride in knowing that she was making a difference in the lives of young adults like herself.

^ Which these young people won’t have any trouble with.
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.While performing with the Faces troupe and also the New York Youth Theater Zoe was recruited for a talent agency.^ Soon, she was recruited for a talent agency.
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^ Zoe performed with the theater group, Faces troupe and also the New York Youth Theater.
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^ Back in the US, Zoe began performing with the Faces theatre troupe with plays directed at teens dealing with drug or sexual problems.
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.Her dance training years before, coupled with her acting experience, greatly helped her land her first big screen role as Eva, the talented and headstrong ballet dancer in the 2000 film Center Stage.^ Saldana first came to prominence for her performance in the dance film Center Stage.
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^ Saldana first came to attention after she parlayed seven years of ballet training into the role of a dancer in the 2001 film Center Stage.
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^ May 12, 2000 Center Stage .
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[2]

Career

.Saldana was still a member of the program when she gained exposure in an episode of Law & Order (titled "Merger") which first aired in 1999.[10] She left school after Center Stage, which film led to appearances in the Britney Spears vehicle Crossroads (2002) and the drama Drumline (2002).^ Zoë Saldaña - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Saldaña was still a member of the program when she got her first screen experience on an episode of Law & Order that first aired October 13, 1999.

^ Saldaa was still a member of the program when she got her first screen experience, on an episode of Law & Order that first aired October 13, 1999.
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^ Saldaña was still a member of the program when she got her first screen experience on an episode of Law & Order, which aired October 13, 1999.
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.She played the pirate Anamaria in the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and has appeared in a number of television shows and movies, including The Terminal (2004) and Guess Who (2005).^ She is known for playing Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Uhura in the 2009 film Star...
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^ Saldana has landed increasingly bigger film roles over the past six years, beginning in 2003 when she played Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
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^ Guess Who Movie 2005 .
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.Saldana was also the lead in the video for Juan Luis Guerra's song "La llave de mi corazón", and played Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek.^ Earlier this year Saldana played Uhura in the movie Star Trek.
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^ Star Trek 2009 .
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^ Star Trek's Zoe Saldana reveals what's at the heart of Uhura .
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[11] .Recently, she played Neytiri, the Na'vi princess, in James Cameron's Avatar (2009), a film which has become her biggest hit to date, and was a leading box office hit.^ James Cameron 's Avatar score will be filled with singing in the Na'vi tongue.
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^ I’m like the Princess Na’vi.
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^ Zoe Saldana played Neytiri of the Na'vi.

.Saldana has a keen interest in fashion and has her own fashion line, called Arasmaci, most of her designs for which are influenced by her Dominican heritage.^ Saldana has a keen interest in fashion and has her own clothing line called Arasmaci, where most of her designs are influenced by her Dominican heritage.
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^ The 30-year-old actress has a keen interest in fashion, and is determined to keep her body in shape to show off her collection of unusual pieces.
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^ Actress Zoe Saldana has a fashion sense all her own.
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Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2000 Center Stage Eva Rodriguez As Zoë Saldana
2001 Get Over It Maggie As Zoë Saldana
Snipes Cheryl aka Prolifik
2002 Crossroads Kit As Zoë Saldana
Drumline Laila As Zoë Saldana
2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria
2004 The Terminal Dolores Torres As Zoë Saldana
Haven Andrea
Temptation Annie
2005 Constellation Rosa Boxer
Guess Who Theresa Jones As Zoë Saldana
Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff As Zoe Saldaña
La maldición del padre Cardona Flor As Zoe Saldaña
2006 Premium Charli
Ways of the Flesh Donna aka The Heart Specialist
2007 After Sex Kat
Blackout Claudine
2008 Vantage Point Angie Jones As Zoë Saldana
2009 Star Trek Nyota Uhura As Zoë Saldana
The Skeptic Cassie
Avatar Neytiri
2010 The Losers Aisha
Takers
Death at a Funeral Elaine
Burning Palms Sara Cotton Post-Production
Untitled Star Trek Sequel Nyota Uhura Announced
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Law & Order Uncredited Episode: "Merger"
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Gabrielle Vega Episode: "Criminal"
2006-2007 Six Degrees Regina 5 Episodes

Awards and nominations

Saldana in December 2007
  • Casandra Award (Dominican Republic)
    • 2010, "Artista Destacado en el Extranjero" (in Spanish); Outstanding Artist Abroad (Winner)
  • Black Movie Awards
    • 2006, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Guess Who (nominated)
  • NAACP Image Award
    • 2010, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Avatar (nominated)
    • 2006, Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Guess Who (nominated)
  • Scream Awards
    • 2009, Breakout Performance-Female: Star Trek (nominated)
    • 2009, Best Science Fiction Actress: Star Trek (nominated)
  • Teen Choice Awards
    • 2009, Choice Movie Actress (Action/Adventure): Star Trek (nominated)
    • 2006, Choice Movie Actress (Breakout): Guess Who (nominated)

References

  1. ^ a b "Zoe Saldana Biography (1978-)". http://www.filmreference.com/film/20/Zoe-Saldana.html. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d "The Official Website of Zoe Saldana — Biography". http://www.zoesaldana.com/biography.html. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  3. ^ For the spelling and her own pronunciation of her professional name, please see: "YouTube — Conversation with Avatar's James Cameron and stars Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana.". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwefL53MhCU&feature=youtube_gdata. Retrieved 2010-01-07.  It is linked from the official website of Avatar.
  4. ^ "Zoe Saldana, con la crítica a sus pies" (in Spanish). El Informador (Guadalajara, Jalisco). 2010-01-04. http://www.informador.com.mx/entretenimiento/2010/167526/6/zoe-saldana-con-la-critica-a-sus-pies.htm. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  5. ^ Debra Bass (2010-01-01). "Celebrities revealed: Gaga, Riri, Zoe and Drew". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. http://www.stltoday.com/blogzone/debs-style-file//debs-style-file/2010/01/celebrities-revealed-gaga-riri-zoe-and-drew/. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  6. ^ Jason Buchanan (2008). "Zoe Saldana:Biography on MSN". MSN. http://movies.msn.com/celebrities/celebrity/zoe-saldana/. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  7. ^ "PopEntertainment.com: Zoe Saldana interview about 'Haven.'". 2006-09-12. http://www.popentertainment.com/saldana.htm. Retrieved 2010-01-04. "My mom is Puerto Rican and my father is Dominican." 
  8. ^ Balfour, Brad (September, 2006). "HAVEN : An Interview with Zoe Saldana". Blackfilm. http://www.blackfilm.com/20060908/features/zoesaldana.shtml. Retrieved 2010-01-04. "ZS: My mom is Puerto Rican and my father is Dominican." 
  9. ^ Boucher, Geoff (2009-11-23). "'Avatar' star Zoe Saldana says the movie will match the hype: 'This is big'". http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2009/11/avatar-star-zoe-salda%C3%B1a-says-the-movie-lives-up-to-hype-this-is-big.html. Retrieved 2010-01-04. "My family background is from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico" 
  10. ^ "Merger". Law & Order. NBC. 1999-10-13. No. 4, season 10.
  11. ^ "Zoë Saldana Cast in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" movie". 2008-03-02. http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/2307054.html. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
  12. ^ http://www.arasmaci.com (redirects to her official website)

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