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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.

Angela Bassett's Highest grossing Movies

Angela Bassett's Highest Rated Movies

Angela Bassett is known for:

Angela Bassett Movie Credits

Strange Days

Character : Lornette 'Mace' Mason

Boyz n the Hood

Character : Reva Devereaux


Character : Rachel Constantine


Meet the Robinsons

Character : Mildred (voice)

Malcolm X

Character : Dr. Betty Shabazz


Character : Dr. Kaela Evers

Gospel Hill

Character : Sarah Malcolm

The Score

Character : Diane

Waiting to Exhale

Character : Bernadine 'Bernie' Harris

Masked and Anonymous

Character : Mistress

Vampire in Brooklyn

Character : Detective Rita Veder

Music of the Heart

Character : Principal Janet Williams

Critters 4

Character : Fran

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Character : Stella Payne

Innocent Blood

Character : U.S. Attorney Sinclair

Akeelah and the Bee

Character : Tanya


Character : Dr. Betty Shabazz

Passion Fish

Character : Rhonda / Dawn


Character : Voletta Wallace

Nothing But the Truth

Character : Bonnie Benjamin

Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

Character : Narrator

What's Love Got to Do with It

Character : Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner

The Lazarus Child

Character : Dr. Elizabeth Chase

Green Lantern

Character : Dr. Amanda Walker

Mr. 3000

Character : Maureen "Mo" Simmons

Meet the Browns

Character : Brenda Brown

Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives

Character : No character defined

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale

Character : Groove (voice)

Sunshine State

Character : Desiree Perry

Jumping the Broom

Character : No character defined

This Means War

Character : Collins

I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac

Character : Herself

Boesman and Lena

Character : Lena

Olympus Has Fallen

Character : Lynne Jacobs

White Bird in a Blizzard

Character : Dr. Thaler

Ruby's Bucket of Blood

Character : Ruby Delacroix

Betty and Coretta

Character : Coretta Scott King

Black Nativity

Character : Aretha Cobbs

Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons'

Character : Herself

Of Boys and Men

Character : Rieta Cole


Character : TV reporter

Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage

Character : Willie

Our Friend, Martin

Character : Miles' Mom (voice)

London Has Fallen

Character : Lynne Jacobs


Character : Maureen Cranepaul

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

Character : Dr. Kulinda


Character : Miss Helen

The Rosa Parks Story

Character : Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots

Character : (voice)

Black Panther

Character : Ramonda

The Snowy Day

Character : Nana

The Heroes of Desert Storm

Character : Lt. Phoebe Jeter

Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer

Character : Carla Peters

Kindergarten Cop

Character : Stewardess

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Character : Erika Sloane

August 28: A Day in the Life of a People

Character : No character defined


Character : Cheryl McNair

Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story

Character : Pat

City of Hope

Character : Reesha

BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration

Character : Herself


Character : Carol Walker

Time Bomb

Character : Jill Greco

Black Panther 2

Character : Ramonda

National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony

Character : Herself


Character : Shatter (voice)

Angela Bassett Tv Credits

The Cosby Show

Character : No character defined


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Nightmare Cafe

Character : No character defined


Character : Catherine Banfield

Tour of Duty

Character : No character defined


Character : Dr. Willie Burns

The Academy Awards

Character : No character defined

The Flash

Character : No character defined

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Character : No character defined

Spenser: For Hire

Character : No character defined

A Man Called Hawk

Character : No character defined

The Simpsons

Character : No character defined


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The Bernie Mac Show

Character : No character defined

The View

Character : No character defined

Equal Justice

Character : Janet Fields

Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Character : Herself - Presenter

American Horror Story

Character : Desiree Dupree

American Horror Story

Character : Ramona Royale

Close to the Enemy

Character : Eva

American Horror Story

Character : Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris

American Horror Story

Character : Marie Laveau


Character : Athena Grant

Family of Spies

Character : Bev Andress

Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery

Character : Herself

The Jacksons: An American Dream

Character : Katherine Jackson

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

Character : Herself