Angela Bassett

Born:  August 16, 1958, New York City, New York.


1986:  F/X

1990:  Kindergarten Cop

1991:  Boyz N The Hood, City Of Hope

1992:  Critters 4, Passion Fish, Innocent Blood, Malcolm X

1993:  What’s Love Got To Do With It

1995:  Panther, Strange Days, Vampire In Brooklyn, Waiting To Exhale

1997:  Contact

1998:  How Stella Got Her Groove Back

1999:  Music of the Heart

2000:  Supernova, Whispers: An Elephant’s Tale, Boesman and Lena

2001:  The Score

2002: Sunshine State

2003: Masked and Anonymous

2004:  Mr 3000

2005:  The Lazarus Child, Mr. and Mrs. Smith

2006:  Akeelah and the Bee

2007:  Meet the Robinsons

2008: Of Boys and Men, Meet The Browns, Nothing But The Truth, Gospel Hill

2009:  Notorious

2010:  The Simpsons

2011:  Jumping The Broom, Green Lantern

2012:  This Means War

2013:  Olympus Has Fallen, Black Nativity

2014:  White Bird In A Blizzard

2015:  Survivor, Curious George 3: Back To The Jungle, Chi-Raq

2016:  London Has Fallen

2018:  Black PantherMission: Impossible – Fallout, Bumblebee

2019:  Avengers: Endgame, Otherhood

2020:  Soul


Academy Award Nomination:  Best Actress, What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993)

Golden Globe Award:  Best Actress-Musical/Comedy, What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993)

Emmy Award Nominations:  Best Actress-Miniseries/Movie, The Rosa Parks Story (2002); Best Supporting Actress-Miniseries/Movie, American Horror Story (2014); Best Supporting Actress-Limited Series/Movie, American Horror Story (2015); Best Guest Actress-Comedy, Master of None (2017); Outstanding Narrator, The Flood (2019); The Imagineering Story (2020); Best Guest Actress-Comedy, A Black Lady Sketch Show (2020)

Screen Actors Guild Award:  Outstanding Motion Picture Cast, Black Panther (2019)
Nominations:  Best Female Actor-TV Movie/Miniseries, Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (2001); Betty and Coretta (2013)


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