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Angela Bassett

Award-Winning Actress & Co-Founder of Bassett/Vance Productions

Award-Winning Actress & Co-Founder of Bassett/Vance Productions

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Angela Bassett Biography

Angela Bassett is an American actress. Known for her work in film and television since the late 1980s, she has received various accolades, including two Golden Globe Awards and sixteen NAACP Image Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and seven Primetime Emmy Awards. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2023, and Bassett was honored with the Academy Honorary Award.

Bassett had her breakthrough portraying singer Tina Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do with It, which won her a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She had success starring in Boyz n the Hood, Malcolm X, Waiting to Exhale, Vampire in Brooklyn, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and Music of the Heart. In the following decades, she took on supporting roles in the drama Notorious, and the action films Green Lantern, Olympus Has Fallen, and London Has Fallen. She also played Queen Ramonda in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Black Panther, Avengers: Endgame, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, making her the first actor to win a major individual acting award based on Marvel Comics and the first person in a Marvel Studios movie to be nominated for an Academy Award.

On television, Bassett has starred as Katherine Jackson in the miniseries "The Jacksons: An American Dream." Her portrayal of Rosa Parks in the television film The Rosa Parks Story gained her a nomination for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress. Her performances in two seasons of the FX horror anthology series "American Horror Story" earned her nominations for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress. Bassett also starred in and produced the Fox drama series "9-1-1."

Bassett is a 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 and a West Angeles Church of God in Christ member. Bassett supports the Royal Theater Boys & Girls Club in her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Angela Bassett Videos

  • Angela Bassett ODU Commencement Speech May 2022
    Angela Bassett delivered a powerful commencement speech at Old Dominion University on May 6th, 2022.
  • Angela Bassett’s Secret to Her Successful 22-Year Marriage
    “Extra’s” Nate Burleson spoke with Angela Bassett at our WeWork offices in NYC as she promoted her show “9-1-1.” Bassett also revealed...
  • Angela Bassett’s Best Career Advice | WWHL
    Actress Angela Bassett dishes on her acting career including the best advice she’s received from another actor and what she’s learned about...

Angela Bassett Books

  • Friends: A Love Story
    Friends: A Love Story

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Angela Bassett is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Angela Bassett for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Angela Bassett generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Bernice King, Viola Davis, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Lisa Leslie and Daymond John. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Angela Bassett for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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