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.

Film Credits

Black Panther II (2022)
as Ramonda
Soul (2020)
as Dorothea (voice)
Between the World and Me (2020)
as Self
Attorneys At Love (2020)
as Narrator
Otherhood (2019)
as Carol Walker
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
as Ramonda
The Apollo (2019)
as Herself
Bumblebee (2018)
as Shatter (voice)
The Flood (2018)
as Narrator
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
as Erika Sloane
Black Panther (2018)
as Ramonda
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People (2017)
as Herself
The Snowy Day (2016)
as Nana
BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration (2016)
as Herself
National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony (2016)
as Self
London Has Fallen (2016)
as Lynne Jacobs
Chi-Raq (2015)
as Miss Helen Worthy
Survivor (2015)
as Maureen Cranepaul
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015)
as Dr. Kulinda (voice)
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
as Dr. Thaler
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014)
as Self
We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama (2014)
Black Nativity (2013)
as Aretha Cobbs
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
as Lynne Jacobs
Betty and Coretta (2013)
as Coretta Scott King
I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac (2012)
as Herself
This Means War (2012)
as Collins
Green Lantern (2011)
as Dr. Amanda Waller
Jumping the Broom (2011)
as Mrs. Watson
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (2010)
as (voice)
Notorious (2009)
as Voletta Wallace
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (2009)
as Narrator (voice)
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
as Bonnie Benjamin
Of Boys and Men (2008)
as Rieta Cole
Meet the Browns (2008)
as Brenda Brown
Gospel Hill (2008)
as Sarah Malcolm
Inventing the Robinsons: The Making of 'Meet the Robinsons' (2007)
as Herself
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
as Mildred (voice)
The Lazarus Child (2006)
as Dr. Elizabeth Chase
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
as Tanya
Time Bomb (2006)
as Jill Greco
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
as Mr. Smith's Boss (voice) (uncredited)
Mr. 3000 (2004)
as Maureen "Mo" Simmons
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
as Mistress
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003)
Sunshine State (2002)
as Desiree Perry
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
as Rosa Louise McCauley Parks
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001)
as Ruby Delacroix
The Score (2001)
as Diane
Boesman and Lena (2000)
as Lena
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000)
as Groove (voice)
Supernova (2000)
as Dr. Kaela Evers
Music of the Heart (1999)
as Principal Janet Williams
Our Friend, Martin (1999)
as Miles' Mom (voice)
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)
as Stella Payne
Contact (1997)
as Rachel Constantine
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
as Bernie Harris
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
as Detective Rita Veder
Strange Days (1995)
as Lornette 'Mace' Mason
Panther (1995)
as Dr. Betty Shabazz
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
as Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner
Passion Fish (1992)
as Rhonda / Dawn
Malcolm X (1992)
as Betty Shabazz
Innocent Blood (1992)
as U.S. Attorney Sinclair
Critters 4 (1992)
as Fran
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991)
as Willie
City of Hope (1991)
as Reesha
The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991)
as Lt. Phoebe Jeter
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
as Reva Devereaux
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story (1991)
as Pat
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
as Stewardess
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
as Carla Peters
Challenger (1990)
as Cheryl McNair
F/X (1986)
as TV reporter
Gunpowder Milkshake ()
as Anna May

Production Credits

Otherhood (2019)
Executive Producer
Whitney (2015)