Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 16-08-1958
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Angela Evelyn Bassett
    Άντζελα Μπάσετ

  • Popularity: 3.68
  • Homepage: N/A


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.




Year Movie Character
2008 Gospel Hill as Sarah Malcolm
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Stella Payne
1993 What's Love Got to Do with It as Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
2000 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale as Groove (voice)
2001 Ruby's Bucket of Blood as Ruby Delacroix
2013 Betty and Coretta as Coretta Scott King
2002 The Rosa Parks Story as Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
2019 Otherhood as Carol Walker
1995 Strange Days as Lornette 'Mace' Mason
1992 Malcolm X as Betty Shabazz
2000 Supernova as Dr. Kaela Evers
1995 Waiting to Exhale as Bernie Harris
1995 Vampire in Brooklyn as Detective Rita Veder
1999 Music of the Heart as Principal Janet Williams
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy as Narrator (voice)
2004 Mr. 3000 as Maureen "Mo" Simmons
2003 Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives
2000 Boesman and Lena as Lena
2013 Black Nativity as Aretha Cobbs
2008 Of Boys and Men as Rieta Cole
1999 Our Friend, Martin as Miles' Mom (voice)
2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle as Dr. Kulinda (voice)
2018 The Flood as Narrator
2014 We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama
1992 Critters 4 as Fran
2006 Akeelah and the Bee as Tanya
2006 The Lazarus Child as Dr. Elizabeth Chase
2002 Sunshine State as Desiree Perry
2011 Jumping the Broom as Mrs. Watson
2016 London Has Fallen as Lynne Jacobs
2010 For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots as (voice)
2006 Time Bomb as Jill Greco
2020 Between the World and Me as Self
2001 The Score as Diane
1995 Panther as Dr. Betty Shabazz
1992 Passion Fish as Rhonda / Dawn
2008 Meet the Browns as Brenda Brown
2012 I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac as Herself
2015 Survivor as Maureen Cranepaul
2015 Chi-Raq as Miss Helen Worthy
1991 The Heroes of Desert Storm as Lt. Phoebe Jeter
2017 August 28: A Day in the Life of a People as Herself
2014 Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee as Self
1991 Boyz n the Hood as Reva Devereaux
2012 This Means War as Collins
2016 BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration as Herself
1970 Gunpowder Milkshake as Anna May
2009 Notorious as Voletta Wallace
2008 Nothing But the Truth as Bonnie Benjamin
1991 Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage as Willie
2016 The Snowy Day as Nana
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer as Carla Peters
1991 Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story as Pat
2020 Attorneys At Love as Narrator
2019 The Apollo as Herself
2007 Meet the Robinsons as Mildred (voice)
2014 White Bird in a Blizzard as Dr. Thaler
2018 Mission: Impossible - Fallout as Erika Sloane
1997 Contact as Rachel Constantine
2003 Masked and Anonymous as Mistress
2022 Black Panther II as Ramonda
2013 Olympus Has Fallen as Lynne Jacobs
2016 National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony as Self
2018 Black Panther as Ramonda
1990 Challenger as Cheryl McNair
2007 Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' as Herself
1992 Innocent Blood as U.S. Attorney Sinclair
2020 Soul as Dorothea (voice)
2011 Green Lantern as Dr. Amanda Waller
1991 City of Hope as Reesha
1986 F/X as TV reporter
1990 Kindergarten Cop as Stewardess
2018 Bumblebee as Shatter (voice)
2019 Avengers: Endgame as Ramonda
2015 Whitney
2019 Otherhood
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1984 The Cosby Show (2 episode)
1985 227 (1 episode)
2001 Alias (5 episode)
1992 Nightmare Cafe (1 episode) as Evelyn Wall
1994 ER (22 episode) as Catherine Banfield
1987 Tour of Duty (2 episode) as Lt. Camilla Patterson
1991 Stat (6 episode) as Dr. Willie Burns
1953 The Academy Awards (5 episode)
1990 The Flash (1 episode) as Linda Lake
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode)
1985 Spenser: For Hire (1 episode)
1989 A Man Called Hawk (1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1987 thirtysomething (1 episode)
2001 The Bernie Mac Show (1 episode)
1997 The View (4 episode)
1990 Equal Justice (27 episode) as Janet Fields
1996 Critics' Choice Movie Awards (1 episode) as Herself - Presenter
2011 American Horror Story (13 episode) as Desiree Dupree
2011 American Horror Story (12 episode) as Ramona Royale
2016 Close to the Enemy (7 episode) as Eva
2011 American Horror Story (10 episode) as Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris
2011 American Horror Story (11 episode) as Marie Laveau
2018 9-1-1 (47 episode) as Athena Grant
1990 Family of Spies (2 episode) as Bev Andress
1998 Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery (4 episode) as Herself
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Self
2014 BoJack Horseman (10 episode) as Ana Spanakopita (voice)
2019 The Imagineering Story (6 episode) as Narrator
1992 The Jacksons: An American Dream (2 episode) as Katherine Jackson
2015 Master of None (1 episode) as Catherine
2019 Tamron Hall (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2015 Breakthrough (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2011 American Horror Story (2 episode) Directing as (Director)
2020 9-1-1: Lone Star (10 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)

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