Angela Bassett



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


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.


Black Panther 2 (2021)
Otherhood (2019)
Carol Walker
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Bumblebee (2018)
Shatter (voice)
The Flood (2018)
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Erika Sloane
Black Panther (2018)
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People (2017)
The Snowy Day (2016)
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration (2016)
National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony (2016)
London Has Fallen (2016)
Lynne Jacobs
Chi-Raq (2015)
Miss Helen
Survivor (2015)
Maureen Cranepaul
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015)
Dr. Kulinda
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Dr. Thaler
Black Nativity (2013)
Aretha Cobbs
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Lynne Jacobs
Betty and Coretta (2013)
Coretta Scott King
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac (2012)
This Means War (2012)
Green Lantern (2011)
Dr. Amanda Waller
Jumping the Broom (2011)
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (2010)
Notorious (2009)
Voletta Wallace
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (2009)
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Bonnie Benjamin
Meet the Browns (2008)
Brenda Brown
Gospel Hill (2008)
Sarah Malcolm
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Rieta Cole
Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' (2007)
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Mildred (voice)
The Lazarus Child (2006)
Dr. Elizabeth Chase
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Time Bomb (2006)
Jill Greco
Mr. 3000 (2004)
Maureen "Mo" Simmons
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003)
Sunshine State (2002)
Desiree Perry
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
Ruby Delacroix
The Score (2001)
Boesman and Lena (2000)
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000)
Groove (voice)
Supernova (2000)
Dr. Kaela Evers
Music of the Heart (1999)
Principal Janet Williams
Our Friend, Martin (1999)
Miles' Mom (voice)
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
Stella Payne
Contact (1997)
Rachel Constantine
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Bernadine 'Bernie' Harris
Panther (1995)
Dr. Betty Shabazz
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Detective Rita Veder
Strange Days (1995)
Lornette 'Mace' Mason
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1994)
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
Passion Fish (1992)
Rhonda / Dawn
Malcolm X (1992)
Dr. Betty Shabazz
Innocent Blood (1992)
U.S. Attorney Sinclair
Critters 4 (1992)
The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991)
Lt. Phoebe Jeter
City of Hope (1991)
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Reva Devereaux
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story (1991)
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Carla Peters
Challenger (1990)
Cheryl McNair
F/X (1986)
TV reporter
Gunpowder Milkshake ()
Anna May
Whitney (2015)