44 years old (Born on June 19, 1978)
American actress; She is famous from Laila in Drumline, Uhura in Star Trek (2009).Admires Whoopi Goldberg and Angelina Jolie. Her father is Dominican & her mom is Puerto Rican (wikipedia.com) Voted #37 on the 2011 Maxim list "Hot 100" women. In The Terminal (2004), Saldana's character, Torres, is revealed to be a Trekkie. Saldana went on to be cast as "Uhura" in Star Trek (2009). To prepare for her role in Star Trek (2009) she met with Nichelle Nichols who played the same character in the original series.
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Fun Facts About Zoe Saldana
Says she's a sci-fi geek who just happens to dress nice.
Did an intense nonstop six-month preparation for Avatar (2009) including martial arts, archery and horseback riding.
Revealed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (2003) that she is often mistaken for Thandie Newton. Even her own mother once mistook the two of them.
Ranked #91 in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Had not seen the original series, before she was cast in Star Trek (2009).
Ranked #24 in the 2010 FHM UK list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Co-founder, with Keith Britton, of website, My Fashion Data Base (MyFDB.com). They are also business partners in the website.
Was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, Beauty at Every Age section, for age 28, in May 2007. (tv.com)
Became engaged to Keith Britton in June 2010 but they split in November 2011.
Likes to play strong female characters. And said in an interview with a Danish film-site that she was really looking forward to evolving her character of Uhura into a stronger, kick-ass lady in future Star Trek (2009) sequels.
Has been in a relationship with actor Keith Britton since 2005.
She had a smaller role in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), and was set to star in the sequels, but never did. In the final scene of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) the people were told an old friend would return, and while filming the scene, the actors were told it was Zoe who would return. However it was Geoffrey Rush, and only told the actors it was Zoe to surprise them, and get real authenticity in their faces. Zoe never reprised her character.
Ranked #42 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 Women of 2008 list.
Ranked #3 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list.