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Zoe Saldana-Perego[1] (born Zoe Yadira Saldaña Nazario;[2] June 19, 1978),[3] known professionally as Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
or Zoë Saldana,[4] is an American actress and dancer. Following her performances with the theater group Faces, Saldana made her screen debut in an episode of Law & Order (1999). Her film career began a year later with Center Stage (2000), where she played a struggling ballet dancer, followed by a role in Crossroads (2002). Saldana's breakthrough came in 2009 with the roles of Nyota Uhura
Nyota Uhura
in Star Trek and Neytiri in James Cameron's Avatar. The latter film received widespread acclaim, and is the highest-grossing film of all time. Saldana continued her career with films such as Colombiana
(2011), Star Trek into Darkness (2013), Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace
(2013), Star Trek Beyond
Star Trek Beyond
(2016), and Live by Night (2016). Since 2014, she has portrayed Gamora
in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Guardians of the Galaxy.


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Beginnings 2.2 Breakthrough 2.3 2016–present

3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television 4.3 Video games

5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Saldana was born in Passaic, New Jersey.[5][6] Her father, Aridio Saldaña,[7] was Dominican, while her mother, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican.[8] Saldana also has Lebanese and Haitian roots.[9][10] With regard to her racial identity, Saldana stated, "There's no one way to be black. I'm black the way I know how to be."[11] She spent the majority of her early childhood growing up in Jackson Heights, New York. She was raised bilingual, speaking English and Spanish. She has two sisters, named Cisely and Mariel.[3] Their father died in a car crash when Zoe was 9 years old, and their mother subsequently moved with the children to the Dominican Republic.[3] Saldana discovered her love of dance in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
and enrolled in the ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy; she studied various forms of dance,[5][3][12][13] but describes ballet as her first passion.[3][14] She told Vanity Fair that she quit ballet because she did not "have the feet" and had too much pride and ambition to just be in the corps de ballet.[14] The family returned to New York after her sophomore year in high school.[14] In 1995, she began performing with the Faces theater group in Brooklyn,[15] which put on plays geared toward providing positive messages for teens via themes dealing with issues such as substance abuse and adolescent sexuality. Concurrently, she performed with the New York Youth Theater; her appearance in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
led a talent agency to recruit her. Her previous dance training, and her acting experience, helped her land her first film role, playing talented and headstrong ballet student Eva Rodriguez in Center Stage (2000).[5][12] Career[edit] Beginnings[edit]

Saldana at Hollywood Life Magazine's Annual Breakthrough Awards in 2007

Saldana was still a member of Faces when she gained exposure in an episode of Law & Order (titled "Merger") which first aired in 1999.[16] Saldana's first film role was in Center Stage (2000), directed by Nicholas Hytner, about a group of young dancers from various backgrounds who enroll at the fictitious American Ballet Academy in New York City. She then appeared in the Britney Spears vehicle Crossroads (2002). The film was met with negative reviews from critics, but became somewhat of a box office success.[17][18] The same year Saldana starred in the comedy-drama Drumline (2002), alongside Nick Cannon, which was met with generally favorable reviews. In Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), she played Anamaria, a female pirate who signs up to join Will Turner and Mr. Gibbs for a chance to confront Jack Sparrow for stealing her ship. As to why she never appeared in any further films in the franchise, Saldana revealed that she almost quit acting following "disrespectful treatment" on set of the film.[19] She then appeared in The Terminal as Dolores Torres, an immigration officer and Star Trek fan, a role that would later help Saldana when she came to appear in J. J. Abrams' 2009 film Star Trek.[20] In 2004 she also made appearances in Haven and Temptation, both of which had little to no box office success. In 2005, Saldana appeared in Constellation, Guess Who with Ashton Kutcher, and Dirty Deeds. She then starred in the romantic comedy-dramas Premium in 2006 and After Sex in 2007.[21] The same year Saldana starred in Blackout, a television film set in New York City during the Northeast Blackout of 2003. The film premiered at the 2007 Zurich Film Festival[22] and debuted on BET in 2008.[23] Saldana also had a small role as Angie Jones in the 2008 film Vantage Point.[24] Breakthrough[edit]

Saldana at the "Entertainment Weekly: Wonder Women: Female Power Icons in Pop Culture" panel, Comic-Con 2009

Saldana appeared in two high-profile roles in 2009, which both went on to raise her profile considerably.[12] She played Nyota Uhura
Nyota Uhura
in the film reboot Star Trek.[25] The film's director J. J. Abrams
J. J. Abrams
asked Saldana to play the role because he had seen and liked her previous work. Saldana had never seen the original series, though she had played a Trekkie
in The Terminal
The Terminal
(2004), but agreed to play the role after Abrams complimented her. She met with Nichelle Nichols, who explained to her how she had created Uhura's background and named the character.[26] Saldana's mother was a Star Trek fan and sent her voicemails during filming, giving advice on the role.[27] Steven Spielberg taught her the Vulcan salute
Vulcan salute
five years earlier when he directed her in The Terminal.[20] The film was a box office success grossing $385.7 million.[28] Saldana's second high-profile film in 2009 was James Cameron's Avatar, in which she starred as the alien hunter Neytiri. The film was premiered by 20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox
in London
on December 10, and was released in the United States and Canada on December 18, grossing $27 million on its opening day and $77 million during its opening weekend, ranking number one at the box office.[29] Avatar grossed $2.7 billion worldwide, to become the highest-grossing film of all time,[30] as well as in the United States and Canada. It also became the first film to gross more than $2 billion worldwide.[31] Avatar was well-received and accumulated an approval rating of 83% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.[32] The film was nominated for ten Saturn Awards
Saturn Awards
and won all ten at the 36th Saturn Awards
36th Saturn Awards
ceremony. Saldana's Saturn Award for Best Actress win marked a rare occurrence for an all-CG character.[33]

Saldana at the 82nd Academy Awards
82nd Academy Awards

In 2010, Saldana starred in The Losers as Aisha al-Fadhil, a native Bolivian woman. For the role, she was required to gain weight, as she was expected to carry weapons around for eight hours a day.[34] In 2010, she also appeared in Takers, Death at a Funeral and Burning Palms. Her television ad for Calvin Klein's "Envy" line also debuted in 2010.[35] In 2011, Saldana starred in the romantic comedy The Heart Specialist and played Cataleya Restrepo, a professional assassin, in the crime drama Colombiana. While the latter film was met with negative reviews from critics, Saldana's performance was praised.[36] In 2012, she starred in the romantic drama film The Words, which also received negative reviews from critics and saw little success at the box office.[37][38] In 2013, Saldana reprised her role as Uhura
in Star Trek Into Darkness, the sequel to the 2009 Star Trek. Like the previous film, it was a box office success ending its North American theatrical run with a box office total of $228,778,661, placing it as the 11th highest-grossing film for 2013.[39] It also earned $467,365,246 worldwide, ranking it in 14th place for 2013 and making it the highest-grossing film of the franchise.[40] Saldana also voiced her character in the 2013 release of the Star Trek video game. In 2014, Saldana played Gamora
in the hit film Guardians of the Galaxy.[41][42] Saldana said that she became Gamora
through make-up rather than computer generated imagery (CGI) or performance capture.[43] The film became the third highest-grossing film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, behind The Avengers and Iron Man 3.[44] It was the third highest-grossing 2014 film (behind Transformers: Age of Extinction and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and the highest-grossing superhero film of 2014.[44][45] The film was met with positive reviews and Saldana was nominated for numerous awards including Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in an Action Movie, Favorite Action Movie Actress at the People's Choice Awards and Best On-Screen Transformation at the MTV Movie Awards.[46][47] In May 2014, she starred in Rosemary's Baby, a television miniseries adaptation of Ira Levin's best-selling horror novel. Saldana also co-produced the four-hour, two-part show.[48] In 2014, Saldana was recognized by Elle magazine during The Women in Hollywood Awards, honoring women for their outstanding achievements in film, spanning all aspects of the motion picture industry, including acting, directing, and producing.[49] 2016–present[edit] Saldana starred in Nina, an unauthorized biopic about the jazz musician Nina Simone, which was released in 2016. The film depicts the late singer's rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson. Simone's family has been critical of the decision to cast her in the role.[50] Also in 2016, she co-starred in the science-fiction sequel Star Trek Beyond, which was released in July, and Ben Affleck's crime drama Live by Night, which was released in December.[51][52][53][54][excessive citations] In 2017, Saldana returned as Gamora
in the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which was released in May.[55] She will once again reprise the role in Avengers: Infinity War and its "Untitled Sequel", which are both scheduled to be released in 2018 and 2019, respectively.[citation needed] She is scheduled to play the role of Mrs. Mollé in I Kill Giants, Anders Walter's adaptation of Joe Kelly's graphic novel I Kill Giants. Shooting commenced in Ireland in September 2016.[56] Saldana appears in My Little Pony: The Movie, where she performs the voice of the pirate parrot Captain Celaeno. Personal life[edit]

Saldana at the 2014 Alma Awards, while she was pregnant with twins

In June 2010, Saldana became engaged to her longtime boyfriend Keith Britton, an actor and the CEO of My Fashion Database.[57] Saldana and Britton announced in November 2011 that they had ended their relationship after 11 years together.[58] In March 2013, Saldana began dating Italian artist Marco Perego. They secretly married in June 2013 in London.[59][60] In July 2015, Saldana revealed that, in a reversal of tradition, Perego adopted her surname upon marriage.[61][62] Thereafter, Zoe became Zoe Saldana-Perego and Marco became Marco Perego-Saldana. Their children will be Perego-Saldana.[1] Saldana and Perego have three sons together, twins Bowie and Cy (born 2014)[63] and Zen (born 2017).[64][65] Saldana stated that her children will be bilingual as she and her husband plan to speak both Spanish and English around them.[66] In July 2016, during an interview with Net-a-Porter's The Edit, Saldana revealed that she has Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease, along with her mother and sisters. To combat the effects of this disease, Saldana said she and her husband adhere to a gluten- and dairy-free diet.[67] In 2009, Saldana said she would avoid plastic surgery, telling Women's Health magazine "God as my witness, I am going to try to do everything I can to keep this ass together for as long as I possibly can—without going against nature."[20] She watches what she eats but does not diet and does Pilates
regularly saying "It's the closest thing to dance."[20] Saldana is a supporter of FINCA International, a microfinance organization.[68] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2000 Center Stage Eva Rodriguez

2001 Get Over It Maggie

Snipes Cheryl

2002 Crossroads Kit

Drumline Laila

2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Anamaria

2004 Terminal, TheThe Terminal Dolores Torres

Haven Andrea

Temptation Annie

2005 Constellation Rosa Boxer

Guess Who Theresa Jones

Dirty Deeds Rachel Buff

The Curse of Father Cardona Flor

2006 Premium Charli

Heart Specialist, TheThe Heart Specialist Donna

2007 After Sex Kat

Blackout Claudine

2008 Vantage Point Angie Jones

2009 Star Trek Nyota Uhura

Skeptic, TheThe Skeptic Cassie

Avatar Neytiri

2010 Losers, TheThe Losers Aisha

Takers Lily Jansen

Death at a Funeral Elaine

Burning Palms Sara Cotton

2011 Kaylien

Short film; director

Colombiana Cataleya Restrepo

2012 Words, TheThe Words Dora Jansen

2013 Blood Ties Vanessa

Star Trek Into Darkness Nyota Uhura

Out of the Furnace Lena Warren

2014 Unity Narrator Documentary

Infinitely Polar Bear Maggie Stuart

Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora First live action appearance of the character

The Book of Life Maria Posada Voice role

2016 Nina Nina Simone

Star Trek Beyond Nyota Uhura

Live by Night Graciella Corrales

2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Gamora

I Kill Giants Mrs. Mollé

My Little Pony: The Movie[69] Captain Celaeno Voice role

2018 Avengers: Infinity War Gamora Post-production

2019 Untitled Avengers film[70]

2020 Avatar 2 Neytiri Filming

2021 Avatar 3


Year Title Role Notes

1999 Law & Order Belinca 2 episodes

2004 Law & Order: Special
Victims Unit Gabrielle Vega Episode: "Criminal"

2006 – 2007 Six Degrees Regina 5 episodes

2013 Comedy Bang! Bang! Herself Episode: " Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Wears A Tan Blouse & Glasses" (Season 2 Episode 5)

2014 Rosemary's Baby Rosemary Woodhouse 2 episodes: also producer

Saldana with her 2012 Alma Award

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role

2013 Star Trek Nyota Uhura

Awards and nominations[edit]

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Year Association Category Work Result

2003 MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss (with Nick Cannon) Drumline Nominated

2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Female Breakout Star Guess Who Nominated

2006 Black Reel Awards Best Actress Nominated

2009 ALMA Awards Actress in Film Star Trek Nominated

Boston Society of Film Critics Best Ensemble Cast Won

Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action Nominated

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Nominated

People's Choice Awards Favorite Breakout Movie Actress Nominated

Scream Awards Best Science Fiction Actress Nominated

Breakout Performance – Female Nominated

Best Ensemble Nominated

BET Awards Best Actress Nominated

Black Reel Awards Best Actress Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble Nominated

Empire Awards Best Actress Avatar Won

Kids' Choice Awards Cutest Couple (with Sam Worthington) Nominated

Favorite Movie Actress Nominated

MTV Movie Awards Best Female Performance Nominated

Best Kiss (with Sam Worthington) Nominated

Scream Awards Best Science Fiction Actress Nominated

Saturn Awards Best Actress Won

Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi Won

Choice Movie Actress: Action The Losers Nominated

Choice Movie Actress: Comedy Death at a Funeral Nominated

2011 ALMA Awards Favorite Movie Actress – Drama/Adventure Takers Nominated

BET Awards Best Actress The Losers Nominated

Death at a Funeral Nominated

Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture The Losers Nominated

2012 BET Awards Best Actress Colombiana Nominated

Black Reel Awards Best Actress[71] Nominated

Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Nominated

Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action Won

ALMA Awards Favorite Movie Actress Drama/Adventure Won

2013 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer Movie Star: Female Star Trek Into Darkness Nominated

2015 Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series Rosemary's Baby Nominated

Outstanding Supporting Actress Guardians of the Galaxy Nominated

Outstanding Voice Performance The Book of Life Nominated

People's Choice Awards Favorite Action Movie Actress Guardians of the Galaxy Nominated

2016 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: AnTEENcipated Star Trek Beyond Nominated

2017 People's Choice Awards Favorite Action Movie Actress Nominated

Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Butt-Kicker[72] Nominated

Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Won


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Awards for Zoe Saldana

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Empire Award for Best Actress

Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(1996) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1998) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(1999) Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
(2000) Connie Nielsen
Connie Nielsen
(2001) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2002) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(2003) Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
(2004) Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy
(2005) Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton
(2006) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2007) Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
(2008) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2009) Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
(2010) Noomi Rapace
Noomi Rapace
(2011) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(2014) Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
(2015) Alicia Vikander
Alicia Vikander
(2016) Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
(2017) Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

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Saturn Award
Saturn Award
for Best Actress

Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1974/75) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(1976) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1977) Margot Kidder
Margot Kidder
(1978) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1979) Angie Dickinson
Angie Dickinson
(1980) Karen Allen
Karen Allen
(1981) Sandahl Bergman
Sandahl Bergman
(1982) Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletcher
(1983) Daryl Hannah
Daryl Hannah
(1984) Coral Browne (1985) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1986) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1987) Catherine Hicks
Catherine Hicks
(1988) Demi Moore
Demi Moore
(1989/90) Linda Hamilton
Linda Hamilton
(1991) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(1992) Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell
(1993) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
/ Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
(1994) Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
(1995) Neve Campbell
Neve Campbell
(1996) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1997) Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
(1998) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1999) Téa Leoni
Téa Leoni
(2000) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2001) Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2002) Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
(2003) Blanchard Ryan (2004) Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2005) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2006) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2007) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(2008) Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2012) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
(2013) Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
(2014) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2015) Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 56821781 LCCN: no2001040634 ISNI: 0000 0001 2134 3780 GND: 141389168 SUDOC: 144111934 BNF: cb14223744r (data) BN