Earlier last year, Saldana played Nyoto Uhura in the sci-fi action adventure hit Star Trek, about the early years of the legendary crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Directed by J.J. Abrams, the film also starred Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Eric Bana. Saldana will next be seen in the Neil LaBute-directed comedy Death at a Funeral, in which she joins an ensemble cast that also includes James Marsden, Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Martin Lawrence, Columbus Short and Luke Wilson.
Born and raised in New York, Saldana first gained attention with her memorable feature film debut in the starring role of Eva in Center Stage, directed by Nicholas Hytner. She followed with Get Over It, Crossroads, Drumline, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and Steven Spielberg's Terminal," for which she won a 2004 Young Hollywood One to Watch Award from Movieline magazine. Her additional film credits include Haven, Guess Who and Vantage Point.
In 2009, Saldana graced the cover of ELLE as one of the magazine's Top Women in Hollywood.
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|Zoe Yadira Zaldaña Nazario
|June 19, 1978 (45)
|New Jersey, USA
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|Guardians of the Galaxy
|Star Trek Into Darkness
|Live By Night
|Star Trek Beyond
|Book of Life
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