Zoe Saldana

Actress Zoe Saldana was born in New Jersey on June 19 1978. Her birth name is actually Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario.

when Zoë Saldaña was nine her father died in a car crash. shortly after that Zoe Saldana and her family moved to the Dominican Republic.

While living in the Dominican Republic Zoë Saldana became a student at ECOS Espacio de Danza Dance Academy where she learned ballet.

Zoe Saldaña moved back to the U.S when she 17. Zoe Saldana sone became involved with Faces theater troupe (a group that put on plays aimed at teenagers) and he New York Youth Theater. in 2000 Zoe Saldana was in her first movie Center Stage

From there Zoe Saldana has been working studly in Hollywood and has been in such films as Drumline, Crossroads, Pirates of the Caribbean:
The Curse of the Black Pearl, Haven, After Sex, Vantage Points, Guess Who, Takers, The Terminal, and Avatar.

in the 2009 Star Trek film Zoe Saldana stepped in to the role of Uhura (the role was originally played by Nichelle Nichols in the original Star Trek TV series and films)