Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

  • Birthday: 1958-08-16
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also know as: Angela Evelyn Bassett

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), 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.

Filmography

Gospel Hill

2008

As Sarah Malcolm

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

1998

As Stella Payne

What's Love Got to Do with It

1993

As Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale

2000

As Groove (voice)

Ruby's Bucket of Blood

2001

As Ruby Delacroix

Betty and Coretta

2013

As Coretta Scott King

The Rosa Parks Story

2002

As Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

Otherhood

2019

As Carol Walker

The Flood

2018

As Narrator

Malika the Lion Queen

2021

As Narrator

Good Night Oppy

2022

As Narrator (voice)

Strange Days

1995

As Lornette 'Mace' Mason

Malcolm X

1992

As Betty Shabazz

Supernova

2000

As Dr. Kaela Evers

Waiting to Exhale

1995

As Bernie Harris

Vampire in Brooklyn

1995

As Detective Rita Veder

Music of the Heart

1999

As Janet Williams

Mr. 3000

2004

As Maureen "Mo" Simmons

Boesman and Lena

2000

As Lena

Black Nativity

2013

As Aretha Cobbs

Of Boys and Men

2008

As Rieta Cole

Our Friend, Martin

1999

As Miles' Mom (voice)

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

2015

As Dr. Kulinda (voice)

Time Bomb

2006

As Jill Greco

TINA

2021

As Self

Critters 4

1992

As Fran

Akeelah and the Bee

2006

As Tanya

The Lazarus Child

2004

As Dr. Elizabeth Chase

Sunshine State

2002

As Desiree Perry

Jumping the Broom

2011

As Mrs. Watson

London Has Fallen

2016

As Lynne Jacobs

The Heroes of Desert Storm

1991

As Lt. Phoebe Jeter

Wendell & Wild

2022

As Sister Helley (voice)

The Score

2001

As Diane

Meet the Browns

2008

As Brenda Brown

Survivor

2015

As Maureen Cranepaul

Chi-Raq

2015

As Miss Helen Worthy

Boyz n the Hood

1991

As Reva Devereaux

This Means War

2012

As Collins

The Snowy Day

2016

As Nana

Attorneys At Love

2020

As Narrator

The Apollo

2019

As Self

Damsel

0000

As Lady Bayford

Notorious

2009

As Voletta Wallace

Nothing But the Truth

2008

As Bonnie Benjamin

Green Lantern

2011

As Dr. Amanda Waller

Gunpowder Milkshake

2021

As Anna May

Moments in Love

2021

As Catherine

Wildwood

0000

As (voice)

White Bird in a Blizzard

2014

As Dr. Thaler

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

2018

As Erika Sloane

Contact

1997

As Rachel Constantine

Meet the Robinsons

2007

As Mildred (voice)

Masked and Anonymous

2003

As Mistress

Passion Fish

1992

As Rhonda / Dawn

City of Hope

1991

As Reesha

Olympus Has Fallen

2013

As Lynne Jacobs

Challenger

1990

As Cheryl McNair

Soul

2020

As Dorothea (voice)

Innocent Blood

1992

As U.S. Attorney Sinclair

Black Panther

2018

As Ramonda

F/X

1986

As TV reporter

Kindergarten Cop

1990

As Stewardess

Avengers: Endgame

2019

As Ramonda

Bumblebee

2018

As Shatter (voice)

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

2005

As Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)

Production

Whitney

2015

As Director

Otherhood

2019

As Executive Producer

Our America

2002

As Executive Producer

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