Saturday, March 24, 2012

Zoe Yadira Saldana is a former ballerina turned actress!!

Zoë Yadira Saldana was born June 19, 1978 in Passaic NJ to a Puerto

Rican mother and Dominican father. Her family relocated to the Dominican

Republic when she was ten years old. There she practiced ballet at one

of the most pretigious dance schools in the country. Saldana returned

to New York at age 17, where she began involving herself in theatre

groups such as Faces and the New York YouthTheatre. Her ballet

training helped land her first on screen part as Eva in the dance film,

Center Stage (2000). The actress’ career continued to flourish

with roles in Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of the Black

Pearl (2003) with Johnny Depp, The Terminal (2004) starring

Tom Hanks, and Guess Who (2005) opposite Ashton Kutcher.

Saldana continues to act and model with editorial features in Elle,

Vanity Fair, V, GQ Italia, Glamour, and Nylon. Digg It! Stumble Delicious Technorati Twitter Facebook

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