Zoe Saldana (full name Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario) was born on June 19, 1978 in New Jersey. Zoe Zaldana was raised in Queens until the age of 10, when her family moved to the Dominican Republic
Biography and Career :
Zoe Saldana was a natural at dancing, and won a scholarship to the Ritmos Espacio de Danza Academy, where she studied ballet, jazz, and modern and Latin dance. After her sophomore year of high school, Zoe Zaldana returned to the U.S. to finish her studies.
She joined the educational improv theater group FACES Theater Company in New York
, whose skits about drug abuse, domestic violence and sexuality were aimed at
teenagers. Zoe Zaldana's other theater troupe, the New York Youth Theater, put on a hit rendition of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. An agent saw promise in Zoe and signed her on. Zoe Zaldana premiered to wide audiences in a 1999 episode of Law & Order.
It was a massive leap to the big screen after that. Zoe Saldana made her Hollywood debut as Eva Rodriguez, an angry, foul-mouthed ballet student in the dance drama, Center Stage (2000). The following year Zoe Saldana had a supporting role in the forgettable teen comedy, Get Over It, starring Kirsten Dunst
and Mila Kunis
Zoe Saldana tried her luck at the indie circuit, starring alongside rapper Nelly
in the hip-hop action drama Snipes (2001), which was featured at the Toronto Film Festival. Having proven herself successful with young audiences, Zoe Saldana was cast as Britney's best buddy, Kit, in the pop star's film debut, Crossroads (2002). Returning to independent film, her next project was Drumline (2002), a movie about a marching band. Though her next role wasn't her biggest, it was definitely one of the most memorable. She appeared as Anamaria in 2003's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
After starring in 2003's Temptation, a rock musical version of Faust, Zoe Saldana worked on no less than seven movies. One of these is 2004's The Terminal, Steven Spielberg's story of an Eastern European immigrant (played by Tom Hanks
) who is denied entry to the United States.
Zoe Saldana stars as a tough INS agent. Zoe also reunites with Orlando Bloom
(her Pirates of the Caribbean co-star) in 2004's Haven. She can also be seen in 2004's Constellation, Dirty Deeds and Blood on a Happy Face, as well as 2005's Lucy. Zoe Saldana lives in New York with her mother. If Zoe Saldana has a boyfriend, she keeps him very well-hidden.
Why is Zoe Saldana famous?
Zoe Saldana is famous because she is a young and talented actress. She played in the famous movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" and she gained a lot of fame and fans with her role from that movie. She is famous because she is a good actress.
Why do we like Zoe Saldana?
We like Zoe Saldana because she is a beautiful woman and a talented actress. We like her because she played very well her role from the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” and she made a lot of furors in the entire world.
Name: Zoe Yadira Zaldaña Nazario
Born place: New Jersey, U.S
Born date: June 19, 1978
Parents: Her father is Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican
Brothers/Sisters: Two sisters, Cisely and Marial
Eye color: Brown - Dark
Hair color: Brown - Dark
Height: Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Other names: Zoe Saldana, Zo
Years active: 2000–present
The Losers (2010)
Burning Palms (2010)
Death at a Funeral (2010)
The Skeptic (2009)
Vantage Point (2008)
After Sex (2007)
Ways of the Flesh (2006)
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Guess Who (2005)
The Terminal (2004)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Get Over It (2001)
Center Stage (2000)
Zoe Saldana's Dates :
Keith Britton (2005 - now)
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