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Angela Bassett

1958-08-16 New York City, New York, USA

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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), Coretta Scott King in Betty & Coretta (2013) and Ramonda in Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). 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.


Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One Erika Sloane 2023-07-12
20/20 Presents Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda Self 2022-11-04
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Ramonda 2022-11-09
Wendell & Wild Sister Helley (voice) 2022-10-21
Good Night Oppy Narrator (voice) 2022-11-04
Malika the Lion Queen Narrator 2021-04-04
TINA Self 2021-08-20
2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021-11-20
Gunpowder Milkshake Anna May 2021-07-14
Moments in Love Catherine 2021-05-23
Soul Dorothea (voice) 2020-12-25
Between the World and Me Self 2020-11-21
Attorneys At Love Narrator 2020-01-14
Otherhood Carol Walker 2019-08-13
Avengers: Endgame Ramonda 2019-04-24
The Apollo Self 2019-04-24
Mission: Impossible - Fallout Erika Sloane 2018-07-13
The Flood Narrator 2018-11-25
Black Panther Ramonda 2018-02-13
Bumblebee Shatter (voice) 2018-12-15
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Self 2017-08-26
The Snowy Day Nana 2016-11-25
London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2016-03-02
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration Self 2016-11-15
National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony Self 2016-09-24
Survivor Maureen Cranepaul 2015-05-21
Chi-Raq Miss Helen Worthy 2015-12-04
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Dr. Kulinda (voice) 2015-01-26
White Bird in a Blizzard Dr. Thaler 2014-08-14
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee Self 2014-06-22
We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama 2014-02-11
Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs 2013-11-27
Olympus Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2013-03-20
Betty and Coretta Coretta Scott King 2013-02-02
This Means War Collins 2012-02-14
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Herself 2012-02-19
Green Lantern Dr. Amanda Waller 2011-06-16
Jumping the Broom Mrs. Watson 2011-05-06
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010-01-01
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Narrator (voice) 2009-01-01
Notorious Voletta Wallace 2009-01-16
Nothing But the Truth Bonnie Benjamin 2008-12-19
Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm 2008-02-09
Of Boys and Men Rieta Cole 2008-10-21
Meet the Browns Brenda Brown 2008-03-21
Meet the Robinsons Mildred (voice) 2007-03-23
Akeelah and the Bee Tanya 2006-04-28
Time Bomb Jill Greco 2006-03-19
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited) 2005-06-07
Mr. 3000 Maureen "Mo" Simmons 2004-06-15
The Lazarus Child Dr. Elizabeth Chase 2004-05-13
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Masked and Anonymous Mistress 2003-07-25
The Rosa Parks Story Rosa Louise McCauley Parks 2002-02-24
Sunshine State Desiree Perry 2002-06-21
Ruby's Bucket of Blood Ruby Delacroix 2001-12-01
The Score Diane 2001-07-13
Boesman and Lena Lena 2000-11-03
Supernova Dr. Kaela Evers 2000-01-14
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Groove (voice) 2000-10-03
Our Friend, Martin Miles' Mom (voice) 1999-01-12
Music of the Heart Janet Williams 1999-10-29
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Stella Payne 1998-08-14
Contact Rachel Constantine 1997-07-11
Waiting to Exhale Bernie Harris 1995-12-22
Strange Days Lornette 'Mace' Mason 1995-10-13
Vampire in Brooklyn Detective Rita Veder 1995-10-26
What's Love Got to Do with It Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner 1993-06-09
Innocent Blood U.S. Attorney Sinclair 1992-09-25
Malcolm X Betty Shabazz 1992-11-18
Passion Fish Rhonda / Dawn 1992-12-11
Critters 4 Fran 1992-08-20
Fire! Trapped on the 37th Floor Allison 1991-02-18
Boyz n the Hood Reva Devereaux 1991-07-12
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage Willie 1991-10-29
City of Hope Reesha 1991-10-11
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story Pat 1991-01-21
The Heroes of Desert Storm Lt. Phoebe Jeter 1991-10-11
In the Best Interest of the Child Lori 1990-05-20
Kindergarten Cop Stewardess 1990-12-21
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Carla Peters 1990-05-20
Challenger Cheryl McNair 1990-02-25
F/X TV reporter 1986-02-07
Wildwood (voice)
Damsel Lady Bayford