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Angela Bassett

Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress / Actress / Television Producer | * 08/16/1958 (65) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress. Known for her work in film and television since the 1980s, she has received various accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and eight Primetime Emmy Awards. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2023, and she received an Academy Honorary Award in 2023. Bassett had her breakthrough portraying singer TINA Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), which won her a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She had success starring in Boyz n the Hood (1991), Malcolm X (1992), Waiting to Exhale (1995), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), ()
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Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress. Known for her work in film and television since the late 1980s, she has received various accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and seven Primetime Emmy Awards.Bassett had her breakthrough portraying singer TINA Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), which won her a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. This led to starring roles as Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X (1992), as the mother of The Notorious B.I.G. in Notorious (2009), and as Amanda Waller in Green Lantern (2011). Her other notable film roles were in Boyz n the Hood (1991), Waiting to Exhale (1995), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Music of the Heart (1999), Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016). She has also played Queen Ramonda in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). For the latter, she won a Golden Globe Award and has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.On television, Bassett has starred as Katherine Jackson in the miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992). Her portrayal of Rosa Parks in the television film The Rosa Parks Story (2002) gained her a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress. Her performances in two seasons of the FX horror anthology series American Horror Story, earned her nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2014 and 2015. In 2018, Bassett began producing and starring as an LAPD patrol sergeant in the Fox drama series 9-1-1.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Angela Bassett

Crystal Award Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Saturn Awards Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Time 100 Academy Honorary Award Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Movies with Angela Bassett as Actress(85)

as Lady Bayford2024 Damsel
as Dreams (voice)2024 Orion and the Dark
as (voice)2023 Wildwood
as herself2023 TINA
as Narrator (voice)2022 Good Night Oppy
as Sister Helley (voice)2022 Wendell & Wild
as Narrator2021 Malika the Lion Queen
as Anna May2021 Gunpowder Milkshake
as Dorothea (voice)2021 Untitled Pixar Animation Project
as Narrator2020 Attorneys At Love
as Carol Walker2019 Otherhood
as Ramonda2019 Avengers: Endgame
as herself2019 The Apollo
as Ramonda2018 Black Panther
as Erika 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 Helen Worthy2015 Chi-Raq
as Dr. Kulinda (voice)2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
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 Mrs. Watson2011 Jumping the Broom
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 Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
as Maureen "Mo" Simmons2004 Mr. 3000
as Dr. Elizabeth Chase2004 The Lazarus Child
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 Janet1999 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 Lornette 'Mace' Mason1995 Strange Days
as Detective Rita Veder1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
as Bernadine1995 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 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(39)

as herself2023 MPower
as Queen Ramonda / Self2023 MPower
2023 MPower
as Queen Ramonda (voice)2021 What If...?
as Sergeant Athena Grant2020 9-1-1: Lone Star
as Self - Guest2019 Tamron Hall
as Narrator2019 The Imagineering Story
as Athena Grant2018 9-1-1
as herself2018 Red Table Talk
as Catherine2015 Master of None
as Ana Spanakopita (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as herself2012 Finding Your Roots
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
as Hayden Chase2001 Alias
as herself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
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 Linda Lake1990 The Flash
as Lt. Camilla Patterson1987 Tour of Duty
1985 227

Movies with Angela Bassett as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2023 Heist 88
Production/Executive Producer2019 Otherhood
Directing/Director2015 Whitney
Production/Executive Producer2002 Our America

TV Shows/Series with Angela Bassett as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2020 9-1-1: Lone Star
Production/Executive Producer2018 9-1-1
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, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 65 years + 193 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Grace Hopper College, Boca Ciega High School
Spouses (current/former): Courtney B. Vance
Other names for Angela Bassett (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Άντζελα Μπάσετ"
"アンジェラ・バセット"
"Angela Evelyn Bassett"
Angela Bassett frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Maggie Roswell (17x, Actress)
Patton Oswalt (15x, Actor)
Sarah Paulson (13x, Actress)
Ryan Murphy (13x, Crew)
John Sayles (12x, Crew)
Adam Conover (11x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (10x, Actor)
Issa Rae (10x, Actress)
Brad Falchuk (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:168, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/23/2024