(biography, photo, video) Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario
Zoe Saldana: biography
Zoe Saldana was born in new Jersey. Her father, Aridio Saladna was an immigrant from the Dominican Republic and her mother Azalea Nazario came to the US from Puerto Rico. In addition, Zoe is still Indian, Jamaican and Libyan roots. Family had 2 daughters – Cisely and Mariel. Later, Zoe is the younger half-brother Niro, who will be known Dominican producer.
The first few years the family lived in new York, in Queens. But in 1987, when Zoe was 9 years old, her father got in a car accident and died from his injuries. Azalea with her daughters moved to her husband’s relatives in the Dominican Republic where the family lived until that moment, until the girls finished high school. They then returned to new York.
In the Dominican Republic, Zoe Saldana discovered the art of dance and began attending the Studio of the «Cosmic dance Academy» where she studied various areas of dance. But I prefer classical ballet. Professional career dancer Zoe started in America when 17 years old, he fell in with a company «Face» which he performed on stage in Brooklyn. She also played in theatrical productions in the new York Youth theater. It was there that she was noticed by the representatives talent Agency and invited to participate in auditions for films.
Debut on the big screen in 2000 came in the teen dance drama «the Proscenium» in which Zoe Saldana played one of the beginner dancers. Followed by a cameo role in the melodrama «love Virus», romantic Comedy «Crossroads» in which she starred along with Britney Spears and Taryn manning, as well as sports and dance musical «Drum roll».
The first famous film, which starred Zoe Saldana, though in a subordinate role, was the action adventure «pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black pearl. Here the young actress played the role of a former lover of Jack Sparrow.
In 2004, out crime drama «Haven» in which Zoe is removed along with Orlando bloom and the tragicomedy of Steven Spielberg’s «the Terminal». In the same year, the actress takes part in one of the episodes of the TV series «Law & order: Special victims unit».
In the following year came the social Comedy «guess who?» in which Zoe went to one of the Central roles. For playing in this film she was nominated for a Teen Choice award and Black Reel. But most of the films of the next few years, such as «Constellation», «Reward», «Cardiologist», «obfuscation», «After sex», «Skeptic» and «Point of attack» was not sufficiently visible. They received a neutral or even negative reviews from film critics and viewers.
The breakthrough came in 2009, which came just 2 films with the participation of Zoe Saldana. In the space Thriller «Star trek» actress played Lieutenant Uhuru, and in a fantastic action movie «Avatar» she played a Princess-the alien Neytiri. For these roles Zoe received awards Teen Choice awards and Saturn, and was also nominated for ALMA awards, MTV Movie Awards, Scream and «people’s Choice».
Later was starring in the Thriller «Colombiana», the drama «the words» and the sci-Fi action movie Guardians of the Galaxy. She also played supporting roles in the Comedy «Burning palms», the insurgent «Boys-robbers», a fantastic action movie «StarTrek: Retribution,» the Comedy «death at a funeral» action movie «the Losers», the crime Thriller «From hell» and the drama «Blood ties».
In 2014 came the TV serial the mystical film «rosemary’s Baby» in which the main role is played by Zoe Saldana.
Since 2000, Zoe Saldana met with actor Keith Britton. Young people were even engaged, but in 2011 they broke off the engagement and broke up. In the film «the Words» actress met Bradley Cooper. Their relationship lasted a little over a year.
In the spring of 2013 Zoe met Italian artist Perego Brand, and in June they were married. Interestingly, mark moved to his wife’s surname. The wife in November 2014 gave birth to twins CY and Bowie.
In addition to filming Zoe is in demand in advertising. Since 2010, she is facing a line of women’s underwear Calvin Klein Envy».
- 2003 — pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black pearl
- 2004 — the Harbour
- 2004 — the Terminal
- 2005 — guess who?
- 2009 — Star trek
- 2009 — Avatar
- 2011 — Colombiana
- 2012 — Words
- 2014 — Guardians Of The Galaxy
- 2014 — Rosemary’s Baby