Zoe Saldana in the Words | 2012
Clip Name: The Words - Trailer
About this actor
Zoe Saldana (pronounced /sælˈdænə/ sal-DAN-ə), stylized variously as Zoë Saldana, Zoe Saldaña, and Zoë Saldaña (born June 19, 1978), is an American actress. 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: Curse of the Black Pearl, Uhura in the 2009 film Star Trek, and Neytiri in James Cameron's Avatar. In 2010, she appeared in the films The Losers and Takers. Zoe Saldana was born Zoe Yadira Zaldaña Nazario. Her father, Aridio Zaldaña, is Dominican, and her mother, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican. Her first languages are English and Spanish. She spent the majority of her early childhood growing up in Queens, New York. At 10, she moved with her family to the Dominican Republic, where they lived for the next seven years. Saldana enlisted in a ballet class at one of the most prestigious dancing schools in the Dominican Republic. After returning to Queens at age 17, she began performing with the...