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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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Aug 16, 1958 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Black Panther II 2022-07-08
Latest Project:
In the movie Gunpowder Milkshake
Known For
Movie Black Panther II Ramonda
Movie Gunpowder Milkshake Anna May
Movie Attorneys At Love Narrator
Movie Soul Dorothea
Movie Otherhood Carol Walker
Movie Avengers: Endgame Ramonda
Movie The Apollo Herself
Movie Bumblebee Shatter (voice)
Movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout Erica Sloane
Movie Black Panther Ramonda
Series 9-1-1 Athena Grant
Movie August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Herself
Movie The Snowy Day Nana
Movie BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Herself
Series Close to the Enemy Eva
Movie National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony Herself
Movie London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs
Movie Chi-Raq Miss Helen
Movie Survivor Maureen Cranepaul
Movie Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Dr. Kulinda
Movie White Bird in a Blizzard Dr. Thaler
Movie We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama
Movie Olympus Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs
Movie Betty and Coretta Coretta Scott King
Movie Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs
Movie I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Herself
Movie This Means War Collins
Movie Green Lantern Dr. Amanda Waller
Movie Jumping the Broom
Movie Notorious Voletta Wallace
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Narrator
Movie Nothing But the Truth Bonnie Benjamin
Movie Meet the Browns Brenda Brown
Movie Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm
Movie Of Boys and Men Rieta Cole
Movie Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' Herself
Movie Meet the Robinsons Mildred (voice)
Movie Time Bomb Jill Greco
Movie Akeelah and the Bee Tanya
Movie The Lazarus Child Dr. Elizabeth Chase
Movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)
Movie Mr. 3000 Maureen "Mo" Simmons
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives
Movie Masked and Anonymous Mistress
Movie The Rosa Parks Story Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
Movie Sunshine State Desiree Perry
Movie Ruby's Bucket of Blood Ruby Delacroix
Movie The Score Diane
Movie Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Groove (voice)
Movie Supernova Dr. Kaela Evers
Movie Our Friend, Martin Miles' Mom (voice)
Movie Music of the Heart Principal Janet Williams
Movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back Stella Payne
Movie Contact Rachel Constantine
Movie Waiting to Exhale Bernie Harris
Movie Vampire in Brooklyn Detective Rita Veder
Movie Strange Days Lornette 'Mace' Mason
Movie Panther Dr. Betty Shabazz
Series ER Catherine Banfield
Movie What's Love Got to Do with It Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
Movie Critters 4 Fran
Movie Malcolm X Dr. Betty Shabazz
Movie Passion Fish Rhonda / Dawn
Movie Innocent Blood U.S. Attorney Sinclair
Series The Jacksons: An American Dream Katherine Jackson
Movie Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage Willie
Movie City of Hope Reesha
Movie The Heroes of Desert Storm Lt. Phoebe Jeter
Movie Boyz n the Hood Reva Devereaux
Movie Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story Pat
Series Stat Dr. Willie Burns
Movie Kindergarten Cop Stewardess
Movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Carla Peters
Series Equal Justice Janet Fields
Movie Challenger Cheryl McNair
Series Family of Spies Bev Andress
Movie F/X TV reporter