Angela Bassett

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Angela Bassett was born Angela Evelyn Bassett on August 16, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an American actress. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real-life women in African-American culture.



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Angela Bassett is describe as captivating, gifted, and sensational. Her presence has been felt in theaters, stages, and television screens throughout the world. She shows love and interest in drama and that she study drama for three post-graduate years.

She is an avid supporter of programs for the Arts, especially for youth. She annually attends events for children with diabetes and those in foster homes. She is an active Ambassador of United Nations Children's Fund for the USA. Bassett is a big supporter of the Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club of her hometown in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Club is one of the first all performing arts Boys & Girls Clubs in the country.

She and her husband Courtney B. Vance, release the book "Friends: A Love Story" on December 2006.



  • Jumping the Broom

Keywords : Wedding, Mother son relationship, Family,Love


  • Music Of The Heart Trailer

Keywords : Violin, Teacher, Ghetto,School

Blogs, Articles

Bassett and Vance Become Parents | SFGate

Angela Bassett "Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real life women, including Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It, as well as Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X and Panther, Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons An American Dream, and Voletta Wallace in Notorious"


"I'm just so blessed to be able to do what I"
"just love and have loved since I was a teenager,"
"since I first found it, and to be encouraged"
"by others for it."

- Angela Bassett


  • What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)

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  • Angela Bassett

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