Angela Bassett

Birthday:

08/16/1958

Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:

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.


TV Series Credits

9-1-1 (2018)
as Athena Grant
Close to the Enemy (2016)
as Eva
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (2015)
as Herself
American Horror Story (2011)
as Marie Laveau
American Horror Story (2011)
as Desiree Dupree
American Horror Story (2011)
as Ramona Royale
American Horror Story (2011)
as Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
as
The Bernie Mac Show (2001)
as
Alias (2001)
as
Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery (1998)
as Herself
The View (1997)
as
Critics' Choice Movie Awards (1996)
as Herself - Presenter
ER (1994)
as Catherine Banfield
The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992)
as Katherine Jackson
Nightmare Cafe (1992)
as
Stat (1991)
as Dr. Willie Burns
The Flash (1990)
as
Equal Justice (1990)
as Janet Fields
Family of Spies (1990)
as Bev Andress
The Simpsons (1989)
as
A Man Called Hawk (1989)
as
thirtysomething (1987)
as
Tour of Duty (1987)
as
Spenser: For Hire (1985)
as
227 (1985)
as
The Cosby Show (1984)
as
The Academy Awards (1953)
as