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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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Variety, 2020-02-23 01:07:47
The 51st annual NAACP Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, are currently underway in Los Angeles. Angela Bassett, Billy Porter, Lizzo, Regina King and Tyler Perry are competing for entertainer of the year. On Friday night, early winners were announced, including “Just Mercy,” which picked up the award for best ensemble ...

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Variety, 2020-01-09 18:00:35
Angela Bassett, Billy Porter, Lizzo, Regina King and Tyler Perry are nominated for entertainer of the year at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards. Lizzo earned six nominations total — including album, female artist and music video/visual album. King and Bassett also picked up noms for actress in a drama series ...

Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett'American Horror Story' 100th Episode Celebration, Arrivals, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, USA - 26 Oct 2019
Variety, 2019-10-27 20:10:03
FX’s hit horror anthology series “American Horror Story” celebrated its 100th episode milestone in true “AHS” style, hosting a lavish bash among the tombstones at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery — a location that had particular significance for series creator Ryan Murphy. “One of my favorite memories of the show was ...

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