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Angela Bassett

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Biography

Bassett at the 2015 Comic-Con International

Source: Wikipedia

{{Infobox person | name = Angela Bassett | image = Angela Bassett by Gage Skidmoe.jpg | caption = Bassett at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con International | birth_name = Angela Evelyn Bassett | birth_date = (1958-08-16}) August Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "}"., 1958 (age Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "}".)Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "}". Angela Evelyn Bassett, MFA, (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and film director. She is best known for her biographical film roles, most notably her Academy Award-nominated performance as Tina Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do with It. In addition, Bassett has portrayed Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X and Panther, Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Coretta Scott King in Betty and Coretta, Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream, and Voletta Wallace in Notorious.

Fact file

  • Born: Angela Evelyn Bassett August 16, 1958 (age 56) New York, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: St. Petersburg, Florida U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Alma mater: Yale University, Yale School of Drama
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1985–present
  • Spouse(s): Courtney B. Vance (m. 1997)
  • Children: 2

Read more about Angela Bassett at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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