August 16, 1958
65 years old
5 ft 3½ in | 161.5 cm
34-25-34 in | 86.5-63.5-86.5 cm
61 kg | 134.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Angela Evelyn Bassett was born in New York City, New York, United States, on August 16, 1958, is an American actress.
Young Angela Bassett first started her acting career on the New York stage.
She got her television debut in soap opera Search for Tomorrow (1985) in role as Salina McCulla.
She made her big screen debut in action thriller film F/X (1986) in role as TV Reporter.
Angela's breakthrough performance came as Reva Styles in drama crime movie Boyz n the Hood (1991).
How tall is Angela Bassett and what is her weight? Angela Bassett's height is 5' 3½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 161.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 134.5 іn pоunds or 61 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Angela Bassett is 65 years old.
Angela Bassett net worth is around 25 million dollars.
Angela Bassett body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-25-34 in inches or 86.5-63.5-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for her role as Tina Turner in biographical film What's Love Got to Do with It (1993).
She played Ramonda in superhero films:
Black Panther (2018)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022), for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
She was nominated for the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Reva Styles in drama crime movie Boyz n the Hood (1991).
She portrayed Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs in action thriller movies:
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
London Has Fallen (2016)
She won the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role as Mace Mason in science fiction thriller film Strange Days (1995).
She won the Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Tanya Anderson in drama film Akeelah and the Bee (2006).
She was nominated for CFCA Award for Most Promising Actress for her role as Betty Shabazz in epic biographical drama movie Malcolm X (1992).
She was nominated for the OFTA Film Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actress for her role as Rachel Constantine in science fiction drama movie Contact (1997).
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) comedy horror as Detective Rita Veder
Green Lantern (2011) superhero as Amanda Waller
The Lazarus Child (2005) drama science fiction as Dr. Elizabeth Chase
The Score (2001) crime thriller as Diane
Music of the Heart (1999) drama as Principal Janet Williams
Nothing but the Truth (2008) drama as Bonnie Benjamin
Supernova (2000) science fiction horror as Dr. Kaela Evers
She voiced Mildred in animated science fiction comedy film Meet the Robinsons (2007).
Black Nativity (2013) musical drama as Aretha Cobbs
She voiced Shatter in science fiction action film Bumblebee (2018).
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) action spy as Erika Sloane
Otherhood (2019) comedy as Carol Walker
She voiced Dorothea in animated comedy film Soul (2020).
Gunpowder Milkshake (2021) action thriller as Anna May
She voiced Sister Helley in stop-motion horror comedy film Wendell & Wild (2022).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her roles in American Horror Story:
American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2014) as Marie Laveau
American Horror Story: Freak Show (2014-2015) as Desiree Dupree
She also starred in American Horror Story:
American Horror Story: Apocalypse (2018) as Marie Laveau
American Horror Story: Hotel (2015–2016) as Ramona Royale
American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016) as Lee Harris and Monet Tumusiime
She was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Mo in HBO sketch comedy series A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Catherine in Netflix comedy drama television series Master of None (2017; 2021).
She played CIA Director Hayden Chase in ABC action television series Alias (2005).
Close to the Enemy (2016) British period drama miniseries as Eva
ER (2008-2009) NBC medical drama series as Dr. Cate Banfield
She won the AAFCA Award for Best Performance - Female and the CCA Super Award for Best Actress in an Action Series for her role as Sergeant Athena Grant in Fox procedural drama series 9-1-1 (2018- ).
Attended Boca Ciega High School.
She received B.A. degree in African-American studies, from Yale University (1980) and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama (1983).
She was a cheerleader in high school.
Has younger sister, D'nette.
Has African-American ancestry.
She was the first African American to won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
She portrayed Lady Macbeth in a play "Macbeth" (1988).
She played Lady Percy in a play "Henry IV Part 1" (1987).
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in 2008.
She is a vegetarian.
She voiced Aurelia Arnot / Six in video game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege (2015).
She voiced Regalla in video game Horizon Forbidden West (2022).
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
She dated actor Mark Jenkins.
She married actor Courtney B. Vance in 1997, they have twins: son Slater Josiah Vance and daughter Bronwyn Golden Vance, carried by a surrogate.