Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana

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Her father, Aridio Saldaña, is Dominican, and her mother, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican. After her father died in a car accident (when she was nine years old), her mother moved the family to the Dominican Republic. The family returned to Queens after her sophomore year in high school. in June 2010, Saldana became engaged to Keith Britton, an actor and CEO of My Fashion Database.
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana


Her father, Aridio Saldaña, is Dominican, and her mother, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican. Her first languages are English and Spanish. Zoe Saldana was still a member of Faces when she gained exposure in an episode of Law & Order (titled “Merger”) which first aired in 1999. She is also a celebrity supporter of FINCA International, an internationally respected microfinance organization..
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She had her breakthrough role in the 2000 film Center Stage and later gained prominence for her roles as Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek, and a starring role as Neytiri in James Cameron’s Avatar. Zoe Saldana was born Zoe Yadira Saldaña Nazario or Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario in Passaic, New Jersey. Her father, Aridio Saldaña, is Dominican, and her mother, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican. She spent the majority of her early childhood growing up in Queens, New York. The family returned to Queens after her sophomore year in high school. Concurrently, she performed with the New York Youth Theater Zoe; her appearance in their production of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat led a talent agency to recruit her. in 2009, she played Neytiri, the Na’vi princess, in James Cameron’s Avatar, a role that gave her much publicity and recognition, and therefore presenting her more opportunities to work in big commercial films.
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
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She had her breakthrough role in the 2000 film Center Stage 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 a starring role as Neytiri in James Cameron’s Avatar. She also had a lead role in the action film Colombiana. Zoe Saldana was born Zoe Yadira Saldaña Nazario or Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario in Passaic, New Jersey. Her father, Aridio Saldaña, is Dominican, and her mother, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican.