A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   Sitemap  
AllStarPics Statistics
Galleries:
Pictures:
Comments:
22,259 [NEW]

You are here: Pics  >  Angela Bassett Pics (122 pics of Angela Bassett)

Angela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela BassettAngela Bassett

Angela Bassett Pics

Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett

VIEWS:55,729
  VOTES:5
star rating
RATE   Yes No

Angela Bassett Snapshot


First Name
Angela

Last Name
Bassett

Birthday
1958-08-16

Height
64

Build
Athletic

Eye Color
Brown - Dark

Hair Color
Black

Birthplace
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Zodiac Sign
Leo

Ethnicity
Black

Religion
Christian

Claim to Fame
What`s Love Got to Do With It (1993), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998).

Nationality
American

Gender
Female

Adsafe
1

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Producer, Director

Has Detailed Data (New)
1

Profile Bio Text
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 in African American culture, perhaps most prominently as singer Tina Turner in the motion picture What`s Love Got to Do with It, as well as her portrayal of Michael Jackson`s mother Katherine in the miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream and Christopher (The Notorious B.I.G.) Wallace`s Mother Voletta Wallace in the Biopic Notorious. Bassett was born in Harlem and relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida as a child. She and her sister D`nette were raised by their social worker/civil servant mother, Betty. In 1985, Bassett made her first television appearance as a prostitute in the TV movie Doubletake (1985). However, she made her official film debut as a news reporter in F/X (1986). Bassett moved to Los Angeles and gained recognition in the films Boyz n the Hood (1991) and Malcolm X (1992). For her portrayal of Betty Shabazz, she earned an Image Award. In 1992 Bassett played Katherine Jackson (Michael Jackson`s mother) in the Mini Series American Dream: The Jacksons. Later in 1992, Bassett won the role of Tina Turner in the feature film What`s Love Got to Do with It (1993). Bassett earned a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Turner. She was the first African-American to win the Best Actress Golden Globe for a musical or comedy. Bassett starred in three movies in 1995 that were released with varied reactions from critics; Vampire in Brooklyn, Strange Days, and Waiting to Exhale (where she worked with author Terry McMillan). In Strange Days, Bassett plays Lornette "Mace" Mason, a chauffeur and bodyguard. Bernadine Harris, Bassett`s character in Waiting to Exhale, was betrayed by her husband and in revenge she set fire to his entire wardrobe and vehicle, then sold what was left for one dollar. In 1998, Bassett starred in the film How Stella Got Her Groove Back, once again collaborating with McMillan. She played Stella, a 40-year-old professional woman who falls in love with a 20-year-old Jamaican man. Bassett is a private person, often choosing not to discuss her personal life with the public. She attends LA`s West Angeles Church of God in Christ along with fellow actor Denzel Washington. Bassett told the Los Angeles Times: "Loving God is like my being black. I just am. [No one says] `You know what? I`m gonna be blacker today!` It`s my culture. It`s not something I put on or take off or show more. You just communicate that in the way you live your life." Bassett married actor Courtney B. Vance in 1997. In the summer of 2005, they starred together in a production of the play His Girl Friday at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The couple`s children, son Slater Josiah and daughter Bronwyn Golden, were born on January 27, 2006. During an interview on The Oprah Winfrey Show, the couple confirmed that the twins were born via a surrogate mother after several years of unsuccessful attempts at conceiving naturally. Bassett 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 UNICEF for the United States. Bassett is a big supporter of the Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club in her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida.

High School
Boca Ciega High School,Gulfport, Florida, United States (1976)

University
B.A., African American Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1980), M.F.A., Yale School Of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1983)

Official Websites
www.angela-bassett.com/

Full Name at Birth
Angela Evelyn Bassett

Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
1

Age
58

Wikipedia Text

Angela Bassett 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.


Current Partner
577

Has Videos
1

Occupation Text
Actress.

Film Role
Soundtrack

Year(s) Active
1985–present

Father
Daniel Benjamin Bassett

Mother
Betty Jane

Dating Status
Married

Dating Profile AutoText
Married||Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett have been married since 12th Oct 1997. |||

Current Status

Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett have been married for 18 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1996 and were married on 12th Oct 1997.

Relationships

Angela Bassett has been in a relationship with Mark Jenkins.

Angela Bassett has 2 children, Bronwyn Golden (10) and Slater Josiah (10).

About

Angela Bassett is a 57 year old American Actress. Born Angela Evelyn Bassett on 16th August, 1958 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States and educated at Boca Ciega High School,Gulfport, Florida, United States (1976), she is famous for What`s Love Got to Do With It (1993), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998). in a career that spans 1985–present. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Angela Bassett has been in 7 on-screen matchups, notably with Eddie Murphy in Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), Laurence Fishburne in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), Michael Chiklis in American Horror Story (2011), Taye Diggs in How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) and Denzel Washington in Malcolm X (1992).

Angela Bassett is a member of the following lists: Delta Sigma Theta members, Actresses from Florida and Actresses from New York City.

Contribute

Help us build our profile of Angela Bassett! Login or register to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions.

|1.07

Angela Bassett Picture Gallery




Angela Bassett Movie and TV Show Credits

Share This on the Web


Post a Comment

Your Name:
Your Email:
This will not appear on the site
Message:


DISCLAIMER:
You are solely responsible for the comments and other content that you post. AllStarPics.Net accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such content.

A1 | A2 | A3 | A4 | A5 | A6 | A7 | A8 | A9 | A10 | A11 | A12 | A13 | A14 | A15 | A16 | A17 | A18 | A19 | A20 | A21 | A22 | A23 | A24 | A25 | A26 | A27 | A28 | A29 | A30 | A31 | A32 | A33 | A34 | A35 | A36 | A37 | A38 | A39 | A40 | A41 | A42 | A43 | A44 | A45 | A46 | A47 | A48 | A49 | A50 | A51 | A52 | A53 | A54 | A55 | A56

Latest Site Comments

Leonardo DiCaprio Pics

Posted by Hanni-e-Kunst 1 day ago

Ein sympatischer Mensch , freut mich , das Ihm Deutschland nahe ist , viel ...

A.J. Cook Pics

Posted by papa 2 days ago

all i can say very beautiful and talented [ajs on iwatch]

Miley Cyrus Pics

Posted by elvisdreamer 2 days ago

gorgeous as ever,looked beautiful in the colorful leggings, love your longe...

Peter Pevensie Pics

Posted by Nicoel Carino 3 days ago

he is so nice. i love there narnia movies very much


Browse Movie Galleries



Angela Bassett Links


Related Galleries



Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.09 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2016, FamousFix