Green Celebrity Profile!
Who is the actress who played the leading Nabu female character Neytiri in the 3D movie AVATAR by director James Cameron?
Her name is Zoe Saldana and she is currently popular for playing the most famous green movie character in the world.
[May 9 -- Celebrity Bio]
WHO IS ZOE SALDANA?
Zoe Saldana is a lovely girl for sure. While she looks fantastic animated in blue, she looks even prettier in the real world.
According to IMDB, her father is of Dominican descent and her mother is Puerto Rican.
She was ranked #42 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list before the wold blockbuster movie even came out.
WHAT SCI-FI MOVIES HAS ZOE SALDANA BEEN IN OTHER THAN AVATAR?
Following her filming Avatar where her character was blue green, Saldana went on to win the role of Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek (2009) says IMDB.
Oddly enough, she hadn’t seen the original series, before she was cast in Star Trek.
To prepare her role in Star Trek she met with the lovely Nichelle Nichols who played the same character in the original television series.
WHO ARE ZOE SALDANA’S ROLE MODELS IN HOLLYWOOD?
In everyday life, Saldana says she admires green celebrity women Whoopi Goldberg and Angelina Jolie as strong character actress and personal role models in Hollywood.
Saldana was, “chosen as one of People Magazine’s annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, Beauty at Every Age secion, for age 28, in May 2007… says the movie review source.
They go on to write:
[Saldana] had a smaller role in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and was set to star in the sequels, but never did. In the final scene of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest the people were told a old friend would return, and while filming the scene, the actors were told it was Zoe which 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.
CELEBRITY HEALTH AND FITNESS: ZOE SALDANA’S WORKOUT ROUTINE
Saldana is no layabout when it comes to preparing for movie roles. She claims she did an intense nonstop six-month celebrity health and fitness workout program that helped her prep for Avatar. Her fitness routine included martial arts, archery and horseback riding.
HOT CELEBRITY FEMALE: MORE ABOUT ZOE SALDANA
The gorgeous and exotic looking actress likes to play strong female characters.
She once said in an interview with a Danish film-site that she was really looking forward to evolve her character of Uhura into a stronger, kick-ass lady in future Star Trek sequels — something Trekkies will relish watching on the big screen fro sure.
Zoe Saldana says she’s, “a sci-fi geek who just happens to dress nice.”
One last note — regarding relationships. Sorry, guys — Zoe Saldana says she has been in a committed relationship with actor Keith Britton since 2005.
Editorial Note: We hope to see her play more green characters — and to use her star power to leverage more charity ventures!