Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

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    • August 16th, 1958
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.

Starring Angela Bassett on Plex


Acting (56 Credits)

2022Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as Ramonda
2021Gunpowder Milkshake as Anna May
2020Soul as Dorothea (voice)
2020Soul as Dorothea (voice)
2019Otherhood as Carol Walker
2019Avengers: Endgame as Ramonda
2019The Imagineering Story as Narrator
2018Mission: Impossible - Fallout as Erika Sloane
2018Black Panther as Ramonda
2018Bumblebee as Shatter (voice)
20189-1-1 as Athena Grant
2016London Has Fallen as Lynne Jacobs
2016Close to the Enemy as Eva
2015Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle as Dr. Kulinda (voice)
2015Survivor as Maureen Cranepaul
2015Chi-Raq as Miss Helen Worthy
2014White Bird in a Blizzard as Dr. ThalerWatch Free
2013Black Nativity as Aretha Cobbs
2013Olympus Has Fallen as Lynne Jacobs
2012This Means War as Collins
2011Jumping the Broom as Mrs. Watson
2011Green Lantern as Dr. Amanda Waller
2009Notorious as Voletta Wallace
2008Gospel Hill as Sarah Malcolm
2008Meet the Browns as Brenda Brown
2008Nothing But the Truth as Bonnie Benjamin
2007Meet the Robinsons as Mildred (voice)
2006Akeelah and the Bee as Tanya
2006Time Bomb as Jill Greco
2005Mr. & Mrs. Smith as Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)
2004Mr. 3000 as Maureen "Mo" Simmons
2004The Lazarus Child as Dr. Elizabeth Chase
2003Masked and Anonymous as Mistress
2002The Rosa Parks Story as Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
2002Sunshine State as Desiree Perry
2001The Score as Diane
2000Supernova as Dr. Kaela Evers
1999Music of the Heart as Principal Janet Williams
1999Our Friend, Martin as Miles' Mom (voice)
1998How Stella Got Her Groove Back as Stella Payne
1997Contact as Rachel Constantine
1995Strange Days as Lornette 'Mace' Mason
1995Waiting to Exhale as Bernie Harris
1995Vampire in Brooklyn as Detective Rita Veder
1995Panther as Dr. Betty Shabazz
1994ER as Catherine Banfield
1993What's Love Got to Do with It as Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
1992Malcolm X as Betty Shabazz
1992Critters 4 as Fran
1992Passion Fish as Rhonda / DawnWatch Free
1992Innocent Blood as U.S. Attorney Sinclair
1992The Jacksons: An American Dream as Katherine Jackson
1991Boyz n the Hood as Reva Devereaux
1991City of Hope as Reesha
1990Kindergarten Cop as Stewardess
1986F/X as TV reporter

Director (1 Credits)


Herself (2 Credits)

2021Tina as Self
2019The Apollo as Herself


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