Angela Bassett

Born in August 16th, 1958

From New York City, New York, USA

Angela Bassett Biography

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. She 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, she 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, she began producing and starring as an LAPD patrol sergeant in the Fox drama series 9-1-1.

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Angela Bassett Movies

Damsel Poster
March 8, 2024
Orion and the Dark Poster
February 2, 2024
Soul Poster
January 12, 2024
Heist 88 Poster
September 29, 2023
Wendell & Wild Poster
October 28, 2022
Gunpowder Milkshake Poster
July 14, 2021
TINA Poster
March 27, 2021

Angela Bassett TV Shows

The Simpsons Poster
December 17, 1989
American Horror Story Poster
October 5, 2011
What If...? Poster
August 11, 2021
BoJack Horseman Poster
August 22, 2014
9-1-1: Lone Star Poster
January 19, 2020
ER Poster
September 19, 1994
Marvel Studios Legends Poster
January 8, 2021
Alias Poster
September 30, 2001

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