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Angela Bassett

Born August 16, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA
Born in New York City, she grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. Pushed
by a high school teacher, she applied for Yale and got a scholarship,
ultimately spending 7 years there including 3 post-grad years studying
drama. She first appeared in a small role in the cult favorite F/X (1986), but it was not until 1990 that a spate of TV roles brought her notice. Her breakthrough role, though, was playing Tina Turner, whom she had never seen perform before taking the role. IMDb Mini Biography By: Dan Hartung
Actor
as "Ramonda"
as "Lynne Jacobs"
Chi-Raq (2015)
as "Miss Helen"
Survivor (2015)
as "Maureen Cranepaul"
as "Dr. Thaler"
as "Aretha Cobbs"
as "Lynne Jacobs"
as "Coretta Scott King"
as "Collins"
as "Dr. Amanda Walker"
as ""
Notorious (2009)
as "Voletta Wallace"
as "Bonnie Benjamin"
as "Brenda Brown"
as "Sarah Malcolm"
as "Rieta Cole"
as "Mildred (voice)"
as "Dr. Elizabeth Chase"
as "Tanya"
Mr. 3000 (2004)
as "Maureen "Mo" Simmons"
as "Mistress"
as "Desiree Perry"
as "Rosa Louise McCauley Parks"
as "Ruby Delacroix"
The Score (2001)
as "Diane"
as "Lena"
as "Groove (voice)"
Supernova (2000)
as "Dr. Kaela Evers"
as "Principal Janet Williams"
as "Miles' Mom (voice)"
as "Stella Payne"
Contact (1997)
as "Rachel Constantine"
as "Bernadine 'Bernie' Harris"
Panther (1995)
as "Dr. Betty Shabazz"
as "Detective Rita Veder"
as "Lornette 'Mace' Mason"
as "Anna Mae Bullock / Tina Turner"
as "Rhonda / Dawn"
Malcolm X (1992)
as "Dr. Betty Shabazz"
as "Katherine Jackson"
as "U.S. Attorney Sinclair"
Critters 4 (1992)
as "Fran"
as "Reva Devereaux"
as "Stewardess"
Challenger (1990)
as "Cheryl McNair"
as "Bev Andress"
F/X (1986)
as "TV reporter"
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