Person Details

Birthday: 1958-08-16 03:06:25

Aliases: Angela Evelyn Bassett , Άντζελα Μπάσετ

Gender: Female

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

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Movie Involvements: 55

TV Involvements: 19


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

Mission: Impossible - Fallout
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7

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

(2018) Erika Sloane
American Horror Story
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7

American Horror Story

(2011) Marie Laveau
Avengers: Endgame
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8

Avengers: Endgame

(2019) Ramonda
Black Panther
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7

Black Panther

(2018) Ramonda
9-1-1
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8

9-1-1

(2018) Athena Grant
Bumblebee
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7

Bumblebee

(2018) Shatter (voice)
Survivor
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6

Survivor

(2015) Maureen Cranepaul
Olympus Has Fallen
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6

Olympus Has Fallen

(2013) Lynne Jacobs

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Ramonda
2019 Narrator
Carol Walker
Herself
Ramonda
2018 Shatter (voice)
Narrator
Erika Sloane
Ramonda
Athena Grant
2017 Herself
2016 Nana
Herself
Eva
Herself
Lynne Jacobs
2015 Miss Helen
Herself
Maureen Cranepaul
Dr. Kulinda
2014 Ana Spanakopita (voice)
Dr. Thaler
2013 Aretha Cobbs
Lynne Jacobs
Coretta Scott King
2012 Herself
Collins
2011 Marie Laveau
Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris
Desiree Dupree
Ramona Royale
Dr. Amanda Waller
N/A
2010 (voice)
2009 Voletta Wallace
Narrator
2008 Bonnie Benjamin
Brenda Brown
Sarah Malcolm
Rieta Cole
2007 Herself
Mildred (voice)
2006 Dr. Elizabeth Chase
Tanya
Jill Greco
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
Dr. Betty Shabazz
Detective Rita Veder
Lornette 'Mace' Mason
1994 Catherine Banfield
1993 Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
1992 Rhonda / Dawn
Dr. Betty Shabazz
Katherine Jackson
U.S. Attorney Sinclair
Fran
Evelyn Wall
1991 Willie
Reesha
Lt. Phoebe Jeter
Reva Devereaux
Dr. Willie Burns
Pat
1990 Stewardess
N/A
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
- N/A
Narrator
Anna May
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

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

Directing

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

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