Angela Bassett

Actor · Executive Producer · Director
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Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress and activist 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 the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. read more

Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress and activist 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 the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Bassett has additionally portrayed real life figures Betty Shabazz in both Malcolm X (1992) and Panther (1995), Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Voletta Wallace in Notorious (2009) and Coretta Scott King in Betty & Coretta (2013). Her other notable film roles include Reva Styles in Boyz n the Hood (1991), Bernie Harris in Waiting to Exhale (1995), Rachel Constantine in Contact (1997), Lynne Jacobs in Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016), and Queen Ramonda in Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Birth Name

Angela Evelyn Bassett

Born

Saturday, 16 August 1958

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Actress Filmography

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Ramonda 2022
Wendell & Wild Sister Helley / Sister Helley (voice) 2022
Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning - Part One Erika Sloane 2022
The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021
The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2021
Moments Within Moments Self 2021
What If...? Queen Ramonda 2021
Malika the Lion Queen Narrator 2021
Tina Self 2021
Gunpowder Milkshake Anna May 2021
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Actress Filmography

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Ramonda 2022
Wendell & Wild Sister Helley / Sister Helley (voice) 2022
Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning - Part One Erika Sloane 2022
The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021
The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Presenter 2021
Moments Within Moments Self 2021
What If...? Queen Ramonda 2021
Malika the Lion Queen Narrator 2021
Tina Self 2021
Gunpowder Milkshake Anna May 2021
Soul Dorothea / Dorothea (voice) 2020
Between the World and Me Self 2020
9-1-1: Lone Star Sergeant Athena Grant 2020
The Imagineering Story Narrator, Narrator (voice) 2019
The Apollo Herself / Self 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
A Black Lady Sketch Show Mo 2019
Otherhood Carol Walker 2019
A Year in Music Tina Turner 2019
The Movies Stella Payne / Bernadine Harris 2019
Avengers: Endgame Ramonda 2019
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Self 2019
Bumblebee Shatter (voice) / Shatter 2018
The Flood Narrator 2018
Mission: Impossible - Fallout Erika Sloane 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Red Table Talk Self 2018
Black Panther Ramonda 2018
9-1-1 Athena Grant 2018
The Nineties Self 2017
Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America Self 2017
The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2017 Self - Audience Member 2017
The IMDb Show Self - Guest 2017
The Snowy Day Nana 2016
Close to the Enemy Eva 2016
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Audience Member 2016
London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2016
Chi-Raq Miss Helen / Miss Helen Worthy 2015
Master of None Catherine 2015
Breakthrough Self - Narrator 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Movie3Some Herself 2015
Survivor Maureen Crane / Maureen Cranepaul 2015
This Week in Hollywood Self 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself - Guest, Herself 2015
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Dr. Kulinda (voice) / Dr. Kulinda 2015
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
White Bird in a Blizzard Dr. Thaler 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Self - Guest 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Self - Nominee 2014
BoJack Horseman Ana Spanikopita (voice) 2014
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee Self 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest 2014
We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama 2014
Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs 2013
Cinerockom Self - Winner 2013
The Queen Latifah Show Self - Guest 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Self - Guest 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
The Real Self - Guest 2013
The 67th Annual Tony Awards Self - Audience Member 2013
Olympus Has Fallen Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs / Lynne Jacobs 2013
Betty and Coretta Coretta Scott King 2013
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Self 2012
Larry King Now Herself - Guest 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac Herself / Self 2012
This Means War Collins 2012
CBS This Morning Self 2012
American Horror Story Desiree Dupree, Marie Laveau, Ramona Royale, Monet Tumusiime / Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris, Lee Harris / Monet Tumissee, Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris 2011
The Chew Herself - Guest 2011
1st Look Self - Interviewee 2011
Dish Nation Self 2011
Green Lantern Doctor Waller / Dr. Amanda Waller 2011
Jumping the Broom Mrs. Watson 2011
Show People with Paul Wontorek Self 2010
Conan Herself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Ebert Presents: At the Movies Self - Executive Producer, 'Jumping the Broom' 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
Talk Stoop Self - Guest 2009
Red Carpet Report Self 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self - Guest 2009
Notorious Voletta Wallace 2009
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Narrator / Narrator (voice) 2009
Nothing But the Truth Bonnie Benjamin 2008
Unsung Self 2008
Of Boys and Men Rieta Cole 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
Meet the Browns Brenda Brown / Brenda 2008
Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm 2008
Chelsea Lately Lynn Jacobs in 'Olympus Has Fallen', Marie Laveau in 'American Horror Story: Coven' 2007
Meet the Robinsons Mildred / Mildred (voice) 2007
Access Hollywood Herself (archive footage) 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
Akeelah and the Bee Tanya 2006
Time Bomb Jill Greco 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
In the Cutz Self - Guest 2005
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Mr. Smith's Boss 2005
The 59th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2005
36th NAACP Image Awards Self - Presenter 2005
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope Self 2005
Party Planner with David Tutera Self 2004
The Insider Herself (archive footage), Herself 2004
Mr. 3000 Maureen "Mo" Simmons / Mo 2004
The Lazarus Child Dr. Elizabeth Chase 2004
Celebrity Poker Showdown Self 2003
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Bernadine Harris 2003
Masked and Anonymous Mistress 2003
A Century of Black Cinema Self 2003
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Self 2003
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Reader 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself - Guest 2003
Freedom: A History of US Melba Pattillo, Sheyann Webb 2003
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2002
Sunshine State Desiree Perry 2002
Storyline Online Self 2002
The Rosa Parks Story Rosa Louise McCauley Parks 2002
When I Was a Girl Self 2001
Ruby's Bucket of Blood Ruby Delacroix 2001
The Bernie Mac Show Angela Bassett 2001
Alias Hayden Chase 2001
The Score Diane 2001
Boesman and Lena Lena 2000
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 2000
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Groove (voice) / Groove 2000
Supernova Dr. Kaela Evers 2000
Music of the Heart Principal Janet Williams / Janet 1999
Independent Lens Daisy Bates 1999
Our Friend, Martin Miles' Mom (voice) / Miles' Mom 1999
Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery Self - Narrator 1998
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Stella Payne 1998
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Self 1998
Contact Rachel Constantine 1997
The 69th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
The 68th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1996
Waiting to Exhale Bernie Harris / Bernadine 1995
Comic Relief VII Self 1995
Vampire in Brooklyn Det. Rita Veder / Detective Rita Veder 1995
Strange Days Lornette 'Mace' Mason 1995
Panther Dr. Betty Shabazz 1995
The 67th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1995
ER Catherine Banfield 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self, Self - Whitney Houston 1994
A Century of Women (voice) 1994
The 66th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1994
What's Love Got to Do with It Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner 1993
Passion Fish Dawn / Rhonda 1992
Malcolm X Betty Shabazz 1992
The Jacksons: An American Dream Katherine Jackson 1992
Innocent Blood U.S. Attorney Sinclair 1992
Critters 4 Fran 1992
Nightmare Cafe Evelyn Wall 1992
Locked Up: A Mother's Rage Willie 1991
City of Hope Reesha 1991
The Heroes of Desert Storm Lt. Phoebe Jeter 1991
Boyz n the Hood Reva Styles / Reva Devereaux 1991
Stat Dr. Willie Burns 1991
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story Pat 1991
Kindergarten Cop Stewardess 1990
The Flash Linda Lake 1990
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Carla Peters 1990
Equal Justice Janet Fields 1990
Challenger Cheryl McNair 1990
Family of Spies Bev Andress 1990
The Simpsons Michelle Obama 1989
Snoops Laura Hale 1989
Alien Nation Renee Longstreet 1989
A Man Called Hawk Bailey Webster 1989
Inside Edition Self 1988
Heartbeat Jeanette Calder R.N. 1988
Leg Work Dr. Griffin 1987
Thirtysomething Kate Harriton 1987
Tour of Duty Lt. Camilla Patterson 1987
F/X 1986
Spenser: For Hire Alice 1985
227 Amy Burnett 1985
The Cosby Show Mrs. Mitchell, Sara 1984
Reading Rainbow Herself (voice) 1983
Entertainment Tonight Self, Herself 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
Good Morning America Herself - Guest 1975

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2020 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Nominated
2019 Emmy Outstanding Narrator Nominated
2017 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie Nominated
2014 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2002 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
1994 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1994 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
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