Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

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.


Born: Aug 16, 1958 In New York City, New York, USA

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Black PantherLondon Has FallenOlympus Has FallenSurvivorGreen LanternBoyz n the HoodContactThe Score
Filmography
Gunpowder MilkshakeGunpowder Milkshake
Role: Anna May
2019
OtherhoodOtherhood2019
Avengers: EndgameAvengers: Endgame
Role: Ramonda
2019
Black PantherBlack Panther
Role: Ramonda
2018
Mission: Impossible - FalloutMission: Impossible - Fallout
Role: Erika Sloane
2018
BumblebeeBumblebee
Role: Shatter (voice)
2018
August 28: A Day in the Life of a PeopleAugust 28: A Day in the Life of a People2017
London Has FallenLondon Has Fallen
Role: Lynne Jacobs
2016
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama CelebrationBET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebratio...
Role: Herself
2016
The Snowy DayThe Snowy Day
Role: Nana
2016
National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening CeremonyNational Museum of African American History and Cu...
Role: Herself
2016
Curious George 3: Back to the JungleCurious George 3: Back to the Jungle
Role: Dr. Kulinda
2015
Chi-RaqChi-Raq
Role: Miss Helen
2015
WhitneyWhitney2015
SurvivorSurvivor
Role: Maureen Cranepaul
2015
White Bird in a BlizzardWhite Bird in a Blizzard
Role: Dr. Thaler
2014
Betty and CorettaBetty and Coretta
Role: Coretta Scott King
2013
American Horror Story: CovenAmerican Horror Story: Coven
Role: Marie laveau
2013
Olympus Has FallenOlympus Has Fallen
Role: Lynne Jacobs
2013
Black NativityBlack Nativity
Role: Aretha Cobbs
2013
This Means WarThis Means War
Role: Collins
2012
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie MacI Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac
Role: Herself
2012
Green LanternGreen Lantern
Role: Dr. Amanda Waller
2011
Jumping the BroomJumping the Broom2011
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black PatriotsFor Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black ...
Role: (voice)
2010
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black ComedyWhy We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy
Role: Narrator
2009
NotoriousNotorious
Role: Voletta Wallace
2009
Gospel HillGospel Hill
Role: Sarah Malcolm
2008
Nothing But the TruthNothing But the Truth
Role: Bonnie Benjamin
2008
Of Boys and MenOf Boys and Men
Role: Rieta Cole
2008
Meet the BrownsMeet the Browns
Role: Brenda Brown
2008
Meet the RobinsonsMeet the Robinsons
Role: Mildred (voice)
2007
Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons'Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the R...
Role: Herself
2007
Time BombTime Bomb
Role: Jill Greco
2006
The Lazarus ChildThe Lazarus Child
Role: Dr. Elizabeth Chase
2006
Akeelah and the BeeAkeelah and the Bee
Role: Tanya
2006
Mr. 3000Mr. 3000
Role: Maureen "Mo" Simmons
2004
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave NarrativesUnchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narrat...2003
Masked and AnonymousMasked and Anonymous
Role: Mistress
2003
The Rosa Parks StoryThe Rosa Parks Story
Role: Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
2002
Sunshine StateSunshine State
Role: Desiree Perry
2002
The ScoreThe Score
Role: Diane
2001
Ruby's Bucket of BloodRuby's Bucket of Blood
Role: Ruby Delacroix
2001
Boesman and LenaBoesman and Lena
Role: Lena
2000
SupernovaSupernova
Role: Dr. Kaela Evers
2000
Whispers: An Elephant TaleWhispers: An Elephant Tale
Role: Groove (voice)
2000
Music of the HeartMusic of the Heart
Role: Principal Janet Williams
1999
Our Friend, MartinOur Friend, Martin
Role: Miles' Mom (voice)
1999
How Stella Got Her Groove BackHow Stella Got Her Groove Back
Role: Stella Payne
1998
ContactContact
Role: Rachel Constantine
1997
Strange DaysStrange Days
Role: Lornette 'Mace' Mason
1995
PantherPanther
Role: Dr. Betty Shabazz
1995
Vampire in BrooklynVampire in Brooklyn
Role: Detective Rita Veder
1995
Waiting to ExhaleWaiting to Exhale
Role: Bernadine 'Bernie' Harris
1995
Locked Up: A Mother’s RageLocked Up: A Mother’s Rage
Role: Willie
1994
What's Love Got to Do with ItWhat's Love Got to Do with It
Role: Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
1993
Passion FishPassion Fish
Role: Rhonda / Dawn
1992
Critters 4Critters 4
Role: Fran
1992
Malcolm XMalcolm X
Role: Dr. Betty Shabazz
1992
Innocent BloodInnocent Blood
Role: U.S. Attorney Sinclair
1992
The Heroes of Desert StormThe Heroes of Desert Storm
Role: Lt. Phoebe Jeter
1991
City of HopeCity of Hope
Role: Reesha
1991
Boyz n the HoodBoyz n the Hood
Role: Reva Devereaux
1991
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees StoryLine of Fire: The Morris Dees Story
Role: Pat
1991
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced SingerPerry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer
Role: Carla Peters
1990
Kindergarten CopKindergarten Cop
Role: Stewardess
1990
ChallengerChallenger
Role: Cheryl McNair
1990
F/XF/X
Role: TV reporter
1986
Black Panther 2Black Panther 2
Role: Ramonda


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