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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.


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Born:
Aug 16, 1958 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
56
First Appeared:
In the movie Otherhood
Latest Project:
Movie Bumblebee 2018-12-15
Known For
Poster of The Rosa Parks Story
Filmography
Movie Otherhood Carol Walker 2020
Movie Bumblebee Shatter (voice) 2018-12-15
Series 9-1-1 Athena Grant 2018-01-03
Movie Black Panther Ramonda 2018-02-13
Movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout Erika Sloane 2018-07-13
Movie London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2016-03-02
Series Close to the Enemy Eva 2016-11-10
Movie The Snowy Day Nana 2016-11-25
Movie BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Herself 2016-11-15
Movie Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Dr. Kulinda 2015-01-26
Movie Chi-Raq Miss Helen 2015-12-04
Movie Survivor Maureen Cranepaul 2015-05-21
Movie White Bird in a Blizzard Dr. Thaler 2014-08-14
Movie Betty and Coretta Coretta Scott King 2013-02-02
Movie Olympus Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2013-03-20
Movie Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs 2013-11-27
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Herself 2012-02-19
Movie This Means War Collins 2012-02-14
Movie Jumping the Broom 2011-05-06
Movie Green Lantern Dr. Amanda Walker 2011-06-16
Series American Horror Story Marie Laveau 2011-10-05
Movie For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010-01-01
Movie Notorious Voletta Wallace 2009-01-16
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Narrator 2009-01-01
Movie Of Boys and Men Rieta Cole 2008-01-01
Movie Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm 2008-02-09
Movie Meet the Browns Brenda Brown 2008-03-21
Movie Nothing But the Truth Bonnie Benjamin 2008-12-19
Movie Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' Herself 2007-10-23
Movie Meet the Robinsons Mildred (voice) 2007-03-23
Movie The Lazarus Child Dr. Elizabeth Chase 2006-11-03
Movie Time Bomb Jill Greco 2006-03-19
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Tanya 2006-04-28
Movie Mr. 3000 Maureen "Mo" Simmons 2004-06-15
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Masked and Anonymous Mistress 2003-08-08
Movie The Rosa Parks Story Rosa Louise McCauley Parks 2002-02-24
Movie Sunshine State Desiree Perry 2002-06-21
Movie The Score Diane 2001-07-13
Movie Ruby's Bucket of Blood Ruby Delacroix 2001-12-01
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Music of the Heart Principal Janet Williams 1999-10-29
Movie Contact Rachel Constantine 1997-07-11
Movie Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage Willie 1994-11-07
Series ER Catherine Banfield 1994-09-19
Series The Jacksons: An American Dream Katherine Jackson 1992-11-15
Movie Critters 4 Fran 1992-08-20
Movie Passion Fish Rhonda / Dawn 1992-12-11
Movie Malcolm X Dr. Betty Shabazz 1992-11-18
Movie The Heroes of Desert Storm Lt. Phoebe Jeter 1991-10-11
Movie Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story Pat 1991-01-21
Movie Challenger Cheryl McNair 1990-02-25
Series Family of Spies Bev Andress 1990-02-04
Movie F/X TV reporter 1986-02-07