Angela Bassett

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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

Links

Actress Filmography

Black Panther II Ramonda 2022
Soul Dorothea 2020
Gunpowder Milkshake Anna May 2020
The Imagineering Story Narrator, Narrator (voice) 2019
The Apollo Herself / Self 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Otherhood Carol Walker 2019
A Black Lady Sketch Show Mo 2019
The Movies Stella Payne / Bernadine Harris (archive footage) 2019
Avengers: Endgame Ramonda 2019
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Actress Filmography

Black Panther II Ramonda 2022
Soul Dorothea 2020
Gunpowder Milkshake Anna May 2020
The Imagineering Story Narrator, Narrator (voice) 2019
The Apollo Herself / Self 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Otherhood Carol Walker 2019
A Black Lady Sketch Show Mo 2019
The Movies Stella Payne / Bernadine Harris (archive footage) 2019
Avengers: Endgame Ramonda 2019
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Self 2019
Bumblebee Shatter (voice) 2018
The Flood Narrator (voice) 2018
Mission: Impossible - Fallout Erika Sloane 2018
Avengers: Infinity War Ramonda 2018
Black Panther Ramonda 2018
9-1-1 Athena Grant 2018
The Nineties Herself (archive footage) 2017
74th Golden Globe Awards Herself - Audience Member 2017
The Snowy Day Nana 2016
Close to the Enemy Eva 2016
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Audience Member 2016
London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs 2016
Chi-Raq Miss Helen 2015
Master of None Catherine 2015
Breakthrough Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Movie3Some Herself 2015
Survivor Maureen Crane 2015
This Week in Hollywood Herself 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself - Guest, Herself 2015
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Dr. Kulinda (voice) 2015
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
White Bird In A Blizzard Dr. Thaler 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Herself - Guest 2014
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Nominee 2014
BoJack Horseman Ana Spanikopita (voice) 2014
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee Herself 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014
We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama 2010
Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs 2013
Cinerockom Herself - Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Herself - Guest 2013
Celebrity Page Herself, Self 2013
The Real Self - Guest 2013
Olympus Has Fallen Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs 2013
Betty and Coretta Coretta Scott King 2013
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 2012
This Means War Collins 2012
CBS This Morning Herself 1992
American Horror Story Marie Laveau, Desiree Dupree, Ramona Royale, Monet Tumusiime / Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris, Ramona Royale (credit only), Lee Harris / Monet Tumissee, Desiree Dupree (credit only) / Desiree Dupree, Lee Harris (credit only) / Monet Tumissee / Lee Harris 2011
The Chew Herself - Guest 2011
1st Look Herself - Interviewee 2011
Dish Nation Self 2011
Green Lantern Doctor Waller 2011
Jumping The Broom Mrs. Watson 2011
Show People with Paul Wontorek Self 2010
Conan Herself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self - Guest, Herself - Guest 2010
Ebert Presents: At the Movies Herself - Executive Producer, 'Jumping the Broom' 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
Talk Stoop Herself - 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 2009
Nothing But The Truth Bonnie Benjamin 2008
Unsung Self 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
Meet The Browns Brenda Brown 2008
Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm 2008
Of Boys and Men Rieta Cole 2008
Chelsea Lately Lynn Jacobs in 'Olympus Has Fallen', Marie Laveau in 'American Horror Story: Coven' 2007
Meet The Robinsons Mildred 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 Guest 2005
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Mr. Smith's Boss 2005
The Lazarus Child Dr. Elizabeth Chase 2005
Party Planner with David Tutera Herself 2004
The Insider Herself (archive footage), Herself 2004
Mr 3000 Maureen "Mo" Simmons 2004
Celebrity Poker Showdown Herself 2003
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Bernadine Harris (archive footage) 2003
Masked And Anonymous Mistress 2003
A Century of Black Cinema Herself (archive footage) 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
Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty Herself (archive footage) 2003
Sunshine State Desiree Perry 2002
The Rosa Parks Story Rosa Louise McCauley Parks 2002
Ruby's Bucket Of Blood Ruby Delacroix 2001
When I Was a Girl Herself 2001
The Bernie Mac Show Angela Bassett 2001
Alias Hayden Chase 2001
The Score Diane 2001
Boesman and Lena Lena 2000
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Groove (voice) 2000
Supernova Dr. Kaela Evers 2000
Music Of The Heart Principal Janet Williams 1999
Independent Lens Daisy Bates (voice) 1999
Our Friend, Martin Miles' Mom (voice) 1999
Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery Herself - Narrator 1998
How Stella Got Her Groove Back Stella Payne 1998
Contact Rachel Constantine 1997
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Self - Guest 1996
Waiting To Exhale Bernadine Harris 1995
Vampire In Brooklyn Det. Rita Veder 1995
Strange Days Lornette 'Mace' Mason 1995
Panther Dr. Betty Shabazz 1995
ER Catherine Banfield 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self, Self - Whitney Houston 1994
A Century of Women (voice) 1994
What's Love Got to Do with It Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner 1993
Passion Fish Dawn 1992
Malcolm X Dr. 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 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
Alien Nation Renee Longstreet 1989
A Man Called Hawk Bailey Webster 1989
Inside Edition Herself 1988
HeartBeat Jeanette Calder R.N. 1988
Thirtysomething Kate Harriton 1987
Tour of Duty Lt. Camilla Patterson 1987
F/X TV reporter 1986
Spenser: For Hire Alice 1985
227 Amy Burnett 1985
The Cosby Show Mrs. Mitchell, Sara 1984
Reading Rainbow Herself (voice) 1983
Entertainment Tonight Herself (archive footage), Herself 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
Good Morning America Herself - Guest 1975

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

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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