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Angela Bassett (Angela Evelyn Bassett)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters, stages, and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a preacher's son. Bassett and her sister D'nette grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida with their mother. As a single mother, Betty stressed the importance of education for her children. With the assistance of an academic scholarship, Bassett matriculated into Yale University. In 1980, she received her B.A. in African-American studies from Yale University. Read more...

Actor

Character: Dr. Thaler

White Bird in a Blizzard 2014

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Character: Doctor Waller

Green Lantern 2011

26
Character: Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs

Olympus Has Fallen 2013

24
Character: Aretha Cobbs

Black Nativity 2013

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Character: Claudine Watson

Jumping the Broom 2011

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Character: Voletta Wallace

Notorious 2009

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Character: Bonnie Benjamin

Nothing But the Truth 2008

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18
Character: Sarah Malcolm

Gospel Hill 2008

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Character: Rieta Cole

Of Boys and Men 2008

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Character: Jill Greco

Time Bomb 2006

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Character: Mr. Smith's Boss

Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005

31
Character: Dr. Elizabeth Chase

The Lazarus Child 2005

2
Character: Maureen "Mo" Simmons

Mr 3000 2004

35
Character: Desiree Perry

Sunshine State 2002

13
Character: Rosa Louise McCauley Parks

The Rosa Parks Story 2002

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24
Character: Dr. Kaela Evers

Supernova 2000

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Character: Principal Janet Williams

Music of the Heart 1999

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Character: Rachel Constantine

Contact 1997

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Character: Lornette 'Mace' Mason

Strange Days 1995

30
Character: Det. Rita Veder

Vampire in Brooklyn 1995

8
Character: Bernadine Harris

Waiting to Exhale 1995

38
Character: U.S. Attorney Sinclair

Innocent Blood 1992

9
Character: Rhonda / Dawn

Passion Fish 1992

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Character: Reva Styles

Boyz n the Hood 1991

19
Character: Reesha

City of Hope 1991

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Character: Lt. Phoebe Jeter

The Heroes of Desert Storm 1991

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Character: Cheryl McNair

Challenger 1990

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Character: Bev Andress

Family of Spies 1990

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Character: Ruby Delacroix

Ruby's Bucket of Blood 2001

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Character: Maureen Crane

Survivor 2015

6
Character: Herself - Presenter: 'The Sixth Sense' Film Clip

The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 2000

16
Character: Leonie Peach

Ryan's Hope 1975

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Character: Lynn Jacobs

London Has Fallen 2016

24
Character: Renee Longstreet

Alien Nation 1989

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Character: Herself - Presenter: "Circle of Life" & "Hakuna Matata" Songs

The 67th Annual Academy Awards 1995

6
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Character: Prostitute at HQ

Doubletake 1988

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Character: Ramona Royale

Checking In 2015

11
Character: Ramona Royale

Chutes and Ladders 2015

7
Character: Ramona Royale

Mommy 2015

6
Character: Ramona Royale

Devil's Night 2015

5
Character: Ramona Royale

Room Service 2015

2
Character: Ramona Royale

Room 33 2015

5
Character: Ramona Royale

Flicker 2015

6
Character: Ramona Royale

The Ten Commandments Killer 2015

2
Character: Ramona Royale

She Wants Revenge 2015

5
13
Character: Ramona Royale

She Gets Revenge 2015

6
Character: Ramona Royale

Battle Royale 2016

5
Character: Ramona Royale

Be Our Guest 2016

7
Character: Ana Spanikopita

Out to Sea 0

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Character: Herself - Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Cinerockom Beverly Hills 2015 Festival & Awards 0

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Character: Melba Pattillo

Let Freedom Ring 0

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Character: Sheyann Webb

Marching to Freedom Land 0

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Character: Hayden Chase

The Index 0

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Character: Hayden Chase

The Descent 0

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Character: Hayden Chase

Search and Rescue 0

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Character: Angela Bassett

Laughing Matters 0

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Character: Herself - Executive Producer, 'Jumping the Broom'

Episode #1.16 0

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Character: Lynn Jacobs in 'Olympus Has Fallen'

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Character: Marie Laveau in 'American Horror Story: Coven'

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Character: Herself

Singers 0

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Directing