Person Details

Birthday: 1958-08-16 15:30:57

Aliases: Angela Evelyn Bassett , Άντζελα Μπάσετ

Gender: Female

Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 59

TV Involvements: 22


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Avengers: Endgame
Average
8

Avengers: Endgame

(2019) Ramonda
American Horror Story
Average
8

American Horror Story

(2011) Marie Laveau
9-1-1
Average
8

9-1-1

(2018) Athena Grant
Black Panther
Average
7

Black Panther

(2018) Ramonda
Bumblebee
Average
7

Bumblebee

(2018) Shatter (voice)
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Average
7

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

(2018) Erika Sloane
ER
Average
8

ER

(1994) Catherine Banfield
Green Lantern
Average
5

Green Lantern

(2011) Dr. Amanda Waller

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Ramonda
2021 Narrator
Self
2020 Dorothea (voice)
Self
Narrator
2019 Narrator
Self - Guest
Carol Walker
Herself
Ramonda
2018 Shatter (voice)
Narrator
Erika Sloane
Ramonda
Athena Grant
2017 Herself
2016 Nana
Herself
Eva
Self
Lynne Jacobs
2015 Miss Helen Worthy
Catherine
Self
Maureen Cranepaul
Dr. Kulinda (voice)
2014 Ana Spanakopita (voice)
Dr. Thaler
Self
Self
N/A
2013 Aretha Cobbs
Lynne Jacobs
Coretta Scott King
2012 Self
Herself
Collins
2011 Ramona Royale
Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris
Marie Laveau
Desiree Dupree
Dr. Amanda Waller
Mrs. Watson
2010 (voice)
2009 Voletta Wallace
Narrator (voice)
2008 Bonnie Benjamin
Rieta Cole
Brenda Brown
Sarah Malcolm
2007 Herself
Mildred (voice)
2006 Dr. Elizabeth Chase
Tanya
Jill Greco
2005 Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)
2004 Maureen "Mo" Simmons
2003 N/A
Mistress
N/A
2002 Desiree Perry
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
2001 Ruby Delacroix
N/A
N/A
Diane
2000 Lena
Groove (voice)
Dr. Kaela Evers
1999 Principal Janet Williams
Miles' Mom (voice)
1998 Herself
Stella Payne
1997 N/A
Rachel Constantine
1996 Herself - Presenter
1995 Bernie Harris
Detective Rita Veder
Lornette 'Mace' Mason
Dr. Betty Shabazz
1994 Catherine Banfield
1993 Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
1992 Rhonda / Dawn
Betty Shabazz
Katherine Jackson
U.S. Attorney Sinclair
Fran
Evelyn Wall
1991 Willie
Lt. Phoebe Jeter
Reesha
Reva Devereaux
Dr. Willie Burns
Pat
1990 Stewardess
Linda Lake
Carla Peters
Janet Fields
Cheryl McNair
Bev Andress
1989 N/A
N/A
1987 N/A
Lt. Camilla Patterson
1986 TV reporter
1985 N/A
N/A
1984 N/A
1953 N/A
Anna May
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Executive Producer
2019 Executive Producer
2018 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2015 Director
Director
2011 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Join the discussion

Please Log in to comment