Zoe was the fruit of love of Puerto Rican and Dominican. However, flows through the veins of the Latvian actress, Irish, Jamaican and Indian blood. Almost all of his childhood Zoe held at New York's Queens. The 10-year-old girl the whole family moved to the Dominican Republic. There Saldana lived for seven years. Zoe went to study at the prestigious school of dance of the Dominican Republic, and became involved in ballet there. Already at the age of seventeen Zoe began performing with the theater troupe Faces. Performances were given a great deal of future celebrity - she has gained a valuable experience, and to the same pride as quite able to achieve much at such a young age.
In 1995, Zoe returned to New York. In the American city she was trying to find himself in the profession of the actor. In parallel, the girl began to earn a living by working as a cashier in the famous fast food chain "Burger King".
Bright talent and desire to Zoe for acting and dance helped the girl get her first role in a movie. In 2000, Saldana appeared on the big screen and played a ballerina Eve in the movie "Proscenium".
After this work, Zoe got a bit part in the crime television series "Law & Order." This experience has helped aspiring actress conclude that the acting profession is the one that attracts it more than others.
Later exotic beauty Zoe Saldana noted the organizers of theatrical talent project "Face". So the young actress became a member of this program. It is worth noting that she gave Zoe acting theoretical base, which lacked the girl. And then she became a member of the painting "Love Virus". In 2002, Saldana appeared in a tape - this time received a proposal from the creators of melodrama "Crossroads." Here, Zoe has worked together with the famous Britney Spears. Following out comedy with Orlando Jones and Nick Cannon starring "Drummer". Saldana, however, got all supporting roles.
Pirates of the Caribbean
For the first time the eyes of the audience, critics, as well as Hollywood producers turned to Zoe, when she starred in superuspeshnom and the famous blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the" Black Pearl. " This is a hit in 2003. Saldana brilliantly played the role of a Pirate Anna Maria. On set, she worked with Johnny Depp, who went to the main and best role.
Painting "Pirates of the Caribbean" Zoe helped to jump up the ladder. But the real breakthrough for the actress film still did not. Saldana was only to carry on the good directors, wonderful and professional partners. In 2004, she worked in the film "The Terminal", where they played such actors as Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones. In the same ode Zoe was lucky enough to play in a detective movie called "Gavan". Here partners were celebrity Bill Paxton and Orlando Bloom. This painting tells the story of the residents of the Cayman Islands. The tranquility was interrupted by their settling on the island of rich businessmen and their spoiled offspring.
Course of a career of actress could only envy. In 2005, Zoe can be seen in the romantic comedy called "Guess Who?". In the picture Saldana shone surrounded by celebrities Bernie Mac, Jessica Coffey and Ashton Kutcher. Two years later, on the screens out sharp comedy about the relationship "After sex". At this time, Zoe played in the company of Mila Kunis, Emmanuel Creek and Jane Seymour. Zoe Saldana played in films of various genres: the comedies and dramas and adventure, and science fiction. For example, in 2009 a fantastic picture of "Star Trek" actress played the young Uhuru. Starring in the film went to Chris Payne, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana and Zachary Quinto. In the film, the fate of the galaxy in the hands of opponents, who belonged to different worlds.
In the same year she starred as Princess Na'vi, Neytiri in James Cameron's fantasy "Avatar." The audience remembered the talented work of Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver. The protagonist of the film by the name of Jake Sully, a former Marine, was confined to a wheelchair, however, despite his disabilities, he remained a warrior at heart.
Almost simultaneously with the "Avatar" screens out thriller "The Skeptic". This is one of the few American films, which give the charm of perfect game Zoe Saldana. Meanwhile, Zoe continued to work hard. Each year, viewers can see new pictures of her participation. In 2010, the world saw the actress in several projects. The deepest part girl got in the action movie "Raiders" with Chris Brown, Matt Dillon and Hayden Christensen. According to the script of the film a group of young and inventive daring bandits committed a robbery and stole a large sum of 20 million dollars. Later, the actress was invited, along with Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the title role in the thriller "Losers." In this film, the characters - losers of the CIA special forces to shadow operations performed another job. During her employees accidentally stumbled upon a nasty surprise for their organization. At the box office in the same year he appeared the gunman "Kolumbiana" directed by Olivier Megaton. The author of the script was made by Luc Besson. Saldana got the main role, and a duet with Lenny James.
Film career Zoe Saltan evolved more than successful. Feature is the 2010. This year has been rich in work, and besides, he has brought happy changes in the personal life of the girl.
In the summer of 2010 in the «Us Weekly» became known that Zoe is already engaged to her long-time friend, the president of the company «My Fashion Database» and, concurrently, actor Keith Britton.
Saldana was the only actress who has played in three films, got the first twenty paintings, which have been recognized as the best during the first three weeks of hire. This film "Avatar," "Death at a Funeral" and "Losers". Zoe's great talking in two languages. In English and Spanish.
Saldana discovered her love of dance in the Dominican Republic and enrolled in the ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy; she studied various forms of dance but describes ballet as her first passion. 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. The family returned to New York after her sophomore year in high school. In 1995, she began performing with the Faces theater group in Brooklyn, 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 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).