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Angela Bassett

1958-08-16 New York City, New York, USA

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Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and activist. She is best 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 a corresponding Golden Globe Award. Bassett has additionally portrayed Betty Shabazz in both Malcolm X (1992) and Panther (1995), Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story (2002), Voletta Wallace in Notorious (2009) and Coretta Scott King in Betty & Coretta (2013). Bassett's performance as Parks was honored with her first Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Description above from the Wikipedia article Angela Bassett licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Mission: Impossible - Fallout Erika Sloane 2018-07-27
Black Panther Ramonda 2018-02-16
Bumblebee Shatter (voice) 2018-12-21
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People 2017-08-26
The Snowy Day Nana 2016-11-25
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Herself 2016-11-15
National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony Herself 2016-09-24
London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2016-03-04
Chi-Raq Miss Helen 2015-12-04
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Dr. Kulinda 2015-06-23
Survivor Maureen Cranepaul 2015-05-29
White Bird in a Blizzard Dr. Thaler 2014-09-25
Olympus Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2013-03-22
Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs 2013-11-27
Betty and Coretta Coretta Scott King 2013-02-02
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Herself 2012-02-19
This Means War Collins 2012-02-17
Jumping the Broom 2011-05-06
Green Lantern Dr. Amanda Walker 2011-06-16
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010-01-01
Notorious Voletta Wallace 2009-01-16
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Narrator 2009-01-01
Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm 2008-02-09
Meet the Browns Brenda Brown 2008-03-21
Of Boys and Men Rieta Cole 2008-01-01
Nothing But the Truth Bonnie Benjamin 2008-12-19
Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' Herself 2007-10-23
Meet the Robinsons Mildred (voice) 2007-03-28
Time Bomb Jill Greco 2006-03-19
Akeelah and the Bee Tanya 2006-04-28
The Lazarus Child Dr. Elizabeth Chase 2006-11-03
Mr. 3000 Maureen "Mo" Simmons 2004-09-17
Masked and Anonymous Mistress 2003-08-08
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Sunshine State Desiree Perry 2002-06-21
The Rosa Parks Story Rosa Louise McCauley Parks 2002-02-24
The Score Diane 2001-07-13
Ruby's Bucket of Blood Ruby Delacroix 2001-12-01
Boesman and Lena Lena 2000-11-03
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Groove (voice) 2000-10-03
Supernova Dr. Kaela Evers 2000-01-14
Music of the Heart Principal Janet Williams 1999-10-29
Our Friend, Martin Miles' Mom (voice) 1999-01-12
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Stella Payne 1998-08-14
Contact Rachel Constantine 1997-07-11
Strange Days Lornette 'Mace' Mason 1995-10-13
Vampire in Brooklyn Detective Rita Veder 1995-10-27
Waiting to Exhale Bernadine 'Bernie' Harris 1995-12-22
Panther Dr. Betty Shabazz 1995-11-10
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage Willie 1994-11-07
What's Love Got to Do with It Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner 1993-06-09
Malcolm X Dr. Betty Shabazz 1992-11-18
Innocent Blood U.S. Attorney Sinclair 1992-09-25
Passion Fish Rhonda / Dawn 1992-12-11
Critters 4 Fran 1992-10-14
Boyz n the Hood Reva Devereaux 1991-07-12
City of Hope Reesha 1991-10-11
The Heroes of Desert Storm Lt. Phoebe Jeter 1991-10-11
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story Pat 1991-01-21
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Carla Peters 1990-05-20
Kindergarten Cop Stewardess 1990-12-21
Challenger Cheryl McNair 1990-02-25
F/X TV reporter 1986-02-07
Black Panther 2 Ramonda
Otherhood Carol Walker