Angela Bassett

Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress / Actress / Television Producer | * 08/16/1958 (62) | New York City, New York, USA
Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress, director, producer, and activist. She is known for her biographical film roles, most notably her performance as TINA Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Bassett has additionally portrayed real life figures Betty Shabazz in both Malcolm X (1992) and Panther (1995), Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Voletta Wallace in Notorious (2009), and Coretta Scott King in Betty & Coretta (2013). Her other notable film roles include Reva Styles in Boyz n the Hood (... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Angela Bassett

Crystal Award Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Saturn Award Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Angela Bassett as Actress(75)

as Ramonda2022 Black Panther II
as Self2021 TINA
as Anna May2021 Gunpowder Milkshake
as Narrator2020 Attorneys At Love
as Dorothea2020 Soul
as Carol Walker2019 Otherhood
as Ramonda2019 Avengers: Endgame
as herself2019 The Apollo
as Ramonda2018 Black Panther
as Erika Sloane2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
as Erica Sloane2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout
as Shatter (voice)2018 Bumblebee
as Narrator2018 The Flood
as Nana2016 The Snowy Day
as Lynne Jacobs2016 London Has Fallen
as Miss Helen2015 Chi-Raq
as Maureen Cranepaul2015 Survivor
as Dr. Thaler2014 White Bird in a Blizzard
as Aretha Cobbs2013 Black Nativity
as Coretta Scott King2013 Betty and Coretta
as Lynne Jacobs2013 Olympus Has Fallen
as Collins2012 This Means War
as Dr. Amanda Waller2011 Green Lantern
as Voletta Wallace2009 Notorious
as Sarah Malcolm2008 Gospel Hill
as Rieta Cole2008 Of Boys and Men
as Brenda Brown2008 Meet the Browns
as Bonnie Benjamin2008 Nothing But the Truth
as Mildred (voice)2007 Meet the Robinsons
as Tanya2006 Akeelah and the Bee
as Jill Greco2006 Time Bomb
as Dr. Elizabeth Chase2006 The Lazarus Child
as Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
as Maureen "Mo" Simmons2004 Mr. 3000
as Mistress2003 Masked and Anonymous
as Desiree Perry2002 Sunshine State
as Rosa Louise McCauley Parks2002 The Rosa Parks Story
as Ruby Delacroix2001 Ruby's Bucket of Blood
as Diane2001 The Score
as Groove (voice)2000 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale
as Lena2000 Boesman and Lena
as Dr. Kaela Evers2000 Supernova
as Principal Janet Williams1999 Music of the Heart
as Miles' Mom (voice)1999 Our Friend, Martin
as Stella Payne1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back
as Rachel Constantine1997 Contact
as Dr. Betty Shabazz1995 Panther
as Lornette 'Mace' Mason1995 Strange Days
as Detective Rita Veder1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
as Bernie Harris1995 Waiting to Exhale
as Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner1993 What's Love Got to Do with It
as Fran1992 Critters 4
as Rhonda / Dawn1992 Passion Fish
as U.S. Attorney Sinclair1992 Innocent Blood
as Dr. Betty Shabazz1992 Malcolm X
as Reva Devereaux1991 Boyz n the Hood
as Lt. Phoebe Jeter1991 The Heroes of Desert Storm
as Reesha1991 City of Hope
as Cheryl McNair1990 Challenger
as Stewardess1990 Kindergarten Cop
as TV reporter1986 F/X

TV Shows/Series with Angela Bassett as Actress(26)

as Narrator2019 The Imagineering Story
as Athena Grant2018 9-1-1
as Ana Spanakopita (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Desiree Dupree2011 American Horror Story
as Ramona Royale2011 American Horror Story
as Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris2011 American Horror Story
as Marie Laveau2011 American Horror Story
2001 Alias
as Catherine Banfield1994 ER
as Katherine Jackson1992 The Jacksons: An American Dream
as Evelyn Wall1992 Nightmare Cafe
as Janet Fields1990 Equal Justice
as Bev Andress1990 Family of Spies
as Lt. Camilla Patterson1987 Tour of Duty
1985 227

Movies with Angela Bassett as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Otherhood
Directing/Director2015 Whitney

TV Shows/Series with Angela Bassett as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2020 9-1-1: Lone Star
Directing/Director2015 Breakthrough
Directing/Director2011 American Horror Story

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Angela Bassett
Born: Saturday, 08/16 1958 (August) in New York City (current age: 62 years + 265 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Yale School of Drama, Boca Ciega High School
Spouses (current/former): Courtney B. Vance
Other names for Angela Bassett (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Angela Evelyn Bassett"
"Άντζελα Μπάσετ"
Angela Bassett frequently works together with these people:
Patton Oswalt (11x, Actor)
John Sayles (11x, Crew)
Sarah Paulson (10x, Actress)
Spike Lee (9x, Crew)
Samuel L. Jackson (8x, Actor)
Stan Lee (8x, Crew)
William H. Macy (8x, Actor)
Frances Conroy (8x, Actress)
Ricky Gervais (7x, Actor)
Ryan Murphy (7x, Crew)
Kevin Bigley (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:168, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/02/2021