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Zoe Saldaña

1978-06-19 Passaic, New Jersey, USA

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Zoë Yadira Saldaña-Perego (born June 19, 1978) is an American actress. Known primarily for her work in science fiction film franchises, she has appeared in the three highest-grossing films of all time (Avatar, Avatar: The Way of Water and Avengers: Endgame), a feat not achieved by any other performer. Films she has appeared in have grossed more than $14 billion worldwide and, as of 2023, she is the second-highest-grossing film actress, and the fourth actor overall. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2023. 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 Crossroads (2002). Beginning in 2009, Saldaña achieved a career breakthrough with her roles as Nyota Uhura in the Star Trek film series and Neytiri in James Cameron's Avatar film series. She portrayed Gamora in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023). In addition to franchise work, Saldaña has starred in the science fiction film The Adam Project and the romantic drama miniseries From Scratch, both for Netflix in 2022.


Avatar 5 Neytiri 2031-12-17
Avatar 4 Neytiri 2029-12-19
Avatar 3 Neytiri 2025-12-19
The Absence of Eden Esmee / Carmen 2024-04-12
Emilia Pérez Rita Mora 2024-08-28
Hollywood's Hard Hitters: Women in Action Self 2023-02-11
Good Burger 2 Zoe Saldaña 2023-11-22
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Self - 'Gamora' 2023-09-13
Inside Pandora's Box Self 2023-03-28
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Gamora 2023-05-03
Avatar: The Deep Dive - A Special Edition of 20/20 Self 2022-12-13
Avatar: The Way of Water Neytiri 2022-12-14
The Adam Project Laura 2022-03-11
Amsterdam Irma St. Clair 2022-09-27
Vivo Rosa (voice) 2021-07-30
Vampires vs. the Bronx Becky 2020-10-02
Love, Antosha Self 2019-08-02
Missing Link Adelina Fortnight (voice) 2019-04-04
Avengers: Endgame Gamora 2019-04-24
This Changes Everything Self 2019-06-28
Avengers: Infinity War Gamora 2018-04-25
Always at The Carlyle Self (archive footage) 2018-05-11
The Legend of Red Hand Mia Parc 2018-01-30
My Little Pony: The Movie Captain Celaeno (voice) 2017-10-05
I Kill Giants Mrs. Mollé 2017-11-15
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Gamora 2017-04-19
For the Love of Spock Herself 2016-09-09
Star Trek Beyond Lieutenant Nyota Uhura 2016-07-07
Quantum Is Calling Herself 2016-12-12
Live by Night Graciella Suarez 2016-12-25
Nina Nina Simone 2016-04-22
Unity Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Sesame Street: Play All Day with Elmo! Self 2015-09-01
Guide to the Galaxy with James Gunn Herself 2014-12-09
Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora 2014-07-30
Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie 2014-01-18
The Book of Life Maria (voice) 2014-10-01
Star Trek Into Darkness Leuitenant Nyota Uhura 2013-05-05
Blood Ties Vanessa 2013-08-22
Out of the Furnace Lena Taylor 2013-11-09
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Self 2012-02-19
The Words Dora Jansen 2012-09-07
Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo 2011-07-27
The Losers Aisha 2010-04-23
Burning Palms Sarah Cotton 2010-04-23
Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora Self 2010-02-07
Takers Lilli 2010-08-26
Death at a Funeral Elaine 2010-04-15
Capturing Avatar Self 2010-11-16
The Skeptic Cassie 2009-05-01
Star Trek Leiutenant Nyota Uhura 2009-05-06
Avatar Neytiri 2009-12-15
Vantage Point Angie Jones 2008-02-01
Blackout Claudine 2007-10-01
Constellation Rosa Boxer 2007-02-01
After Sex Kat 2007-09-26
Premium Charli 2006-01-02
The Heart Specialist Donna 2006-09-13
Guess Who Theresa Jones 2005-03-25
Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff 2005-08-26
La maldición del Padre Cardona Flor 2005-10-06
The Terminal Dolores Torres 2004-06-17
Haven Andrea 2004-09-10
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria 2003-07-09
Drumline Laila 2002-12-13
Crossroads Kit 2002-02-15
Get Over It Maggie 2001-03-08
Britney: The Videos Herself 2001-11-20
Snipes Cheryl 2001-09-13
Center Stage Eva Rodríguez 2000-05-12
2nd Unit: Invisible Action Stars Self