Classically-trained in ballet, Zoe Saldana got her start in 2000 as a gifted, though, tortured dancer in “Center Stage.”
Saldana joined Britney Spears and Taryn Manning for the coming-of-age adventure, “Crossroads,” written by “Grey’s Anatomy’s” head-honcho, Shonda Rhimes.
Though they had a bumpy start, we couldn’t help but root for Laila and Devon (Nick Cannon) in the spirited drama, “Drumline.”
Saldana starred as Billy Dee Williams’ daughter who finally gets the loves she needs from her distant father in the 2007 indie feature, “Constellation.”
The actress held her own alongside late comedian, Bernie Mac, in the family comedy, “Guess Who.”
Saldana was all laughs when she starred in the teen comedy, “Dirty Deeds.”
In 2008, Saldana starred as a reporter in the political thriller, “Vantage Point,” which uncovered the details of an attempted Presidential assassination.
Audiences were shaking in their seats when they saw “The Skeptic,” which starred Saldana as a psychic who tries to help a man uncover the secrets of his haunted house.
Saldana kicked off summer 2009 by reprising the role of Uhura in the blockbuster film, “Star Trek.” We’re sure she made Nichelle Nichols proud.
In her second blockbuster of ’09, Saldana breathed beautiful life into Neytiri for the 3-D gem, “Avatar.” The film has earned over $1 billion in worldwide box office receipts.
Saldana is gearing up to claim summer 2010 with the action thriller, “The Losers.” She leads an all-star cast including Idris Elba and Columbus Short.