Angela BassettOscar Nominee Verified
Photos of Angela Bassett
Angela was born under the official name Bassett, Angela Evelyn on August 16th, 1958. She has been a credited actor since the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood.
Angela Bassett is a dependable leading actor. She has starred in three films including the 2011 comedy film Jumping the Broom as the character Claudine Watson, the 2000 family movie Whispers: An Elephant's Tale playing Groove and the 1998 drama release How Stella Got Her Groove Back cast as Stella Payne.
Angela has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in nineteen films including: the 2013 action film Olympus Has Fallen as the character Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs, the 2012 action movie This Means War playing Collins and the 2011 action release Green Lantern cast as Doctor Waller.
Angela Bassett has earned salaries up to $3,500,000.00 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2011 action film Green Lantern, which brought in $117,000,000 at the box office.
Angela is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least six magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over nine publications and featured in four magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Angela Bassett has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. She was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Tina Turner in the 1993 movie What's Love Got to Do with It.