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Angela Bassett’s height is 5ft 3.5in ( 1.61m )

Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real-life women in African-American culture, including Tina Turner in What’s Love Got …

Born: August 16, 1958 (age 55), New York City, New York, United States
Spouse: Courtney B. Vance (m. 1997)
Children: Bronwyn Vance, Slater Vance
Siblings: D’nette Bassett
Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Musical or Comedy Film
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Filmography: London Has Fallen (2016), Chiraq (2016), Close to the Enemy (2016), American Horror Story (2013-2016), Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015), Survivor (2015/I), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), Black Nativity (2013), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Betty and Coretta (2013), Independent Lens (2012), This Means War (2012), Rogue (2012), Green Lantern (2011), Jumping the Broom (2011), Identity (2011), The Simpsons (2010), ER (2008-2009), Notorious (2009), Gospel Hill (2008), Nothing But the Truth (2008/I), Meet the Browns (2008), Of Boys and Men (2008), Meet the Robinsons (2007), Time Bomb (2006), Akeelah and the Bee (2006), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Alias (2005), The Lazarus Child (2005), Mr 3000 (2004), The Bernie Mac Show (2003), Masked and Anonymous (2003), Freedom: A History of Us (2003), Sunshine State (2002), The Rosa Parks Story (2002), Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (2001), The Score (2001), Boesman and Lena (2000), Whispers: An Elephant’s Tale (2000), Supernova (2000/I), Our Friend, Martin (1999), Music of the Heart (1999), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Contact (1997), Waiting to Exhale (1995), Strange Days (1995), Panther (1995/I), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993), Malcolm X (1992), The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Innocent Blood (1992), Passion Fish (1992), Critters 4 (1992), Nightmare Cafe (1992), One Special Victory (1991), Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991), City of Hope (1991), The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991), Boyz n the Hood (1991), Stat (1991), Fire: Trapped on the 37th Floor (1991), The Flash (1991), Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story (1991), Kindergarten Cop (1990), In the Best Interest of the Child (1990), Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990), Equal Justice (1990), Challenger (1990), Alien Nation (1990), Family of Spies (1990), Thirtysomething (1989), 227 (1989), Tour of Duty (1989), A Man Called Hawk (1989), Heartbeat (1989), Doubletake (1988), The Cosby Show (1985-1988), Liberty (1986), F/X (1986), Spenser: For Hire (1985), Ryan’s Hope (1975), The Rosa Parks Story (2002), Our America (2002), Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (2001), Black Nativity (2013), ER (2008), Whitney (2015), We the People: From Crispus Attucks to President Barack Obama (2010), Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (2015), The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards (2015), The Meredith Vieira Show (2015), The Real (2015), The Chew (2015), Live with Kelly and Michael (2011-2015), The Wendy Williams Show (2013-2015), Good Morning America (2015), Entertainment Tonight (2008-2015), Inside Edition (2015), Extra (2015), Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2014), CBS This Morning (2014), American Horror Story: Meet Ms. Nola – Shooting on Location in New Orleans (2014), American Horror Story: Zombie Halloween (2014), The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (2014), Life’s Essentials with Ruby Dee (2014), The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2014), The Power of Our Presence (2014), 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014), Made in Hollywood (2011-2013), Fox and Friends (2013), The Queen Latifah Show (2013), The Arsenio Hall Show (2013), BET Awards 2013 (2013), The 67th Annual Tony Awards (2013), Piers Morgan Tonight (2013), Tavis Smiley (2007-2013), CNN Saturday (2013), BET Awards 2012 (2012), ES.TV HD (2012), Show People with Paul Wontorek (2012), I Ain’t Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac (2011), Charlie Rose (1999-2011), Tina Turner: Simply the Best (2011), 1st Look (2011), Ebert Presents: At the Movies (2011), The Talk (2011), 42nd NAACP Image Awards (2011), For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots (2010), Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock (2010), The BET Honors (2009), The 7th Annual TV Land Awards (2009), Previously On: E.R. (2009), The 40th NAACP Image Awards (2009), The 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards (2009), Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (2009), The View (2007-2008), Access Hollywood (2008), Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2008), The Red Dress Collection 2007 Fashion Show (2008), 39th NAACP Image Awards (2008), Speechless (2008), Rachael Ray (2007), In the Cutz (2006), The 2006 Black Movie Awards (2006), AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Cheers: America’s Most Inspiring Movies (2006), Legends Ball (2006), 106 & Park Top 10 Live (2006), The Oprah Winfrey Show (2006), 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006), The 11th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards (2006), An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder (2006), A Capitol Fourth (2005), The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005), 36th NAACP Image Awards (2005), Party Planner with David Tutera (2005), Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope (2005), The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2004), Celebrity Poker Showdown (2004), The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (2004), Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2004), 4th Annual BET Awards (2004), 2004 Trumpet Awards (2004), When I Was a Girl (2003), 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003), 34th NAACP Image Awards (2003), Hollywood Celebrates Denzel Washington: An American Cinematheque Tribute (2003), Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003), The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2002), The 4th Annual Family Television Awards (2002), Gala Paramount Pictures Celebrates 90th Anniversary with 90 Stars for 90 Years (2002), ESPY Awards (2002), Essence Awards (2002), The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (2002), 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002), 33rd NAACP Image Awards (2002), Muhammad Ali’s All-Star 60th Birthday Celebration! (2002), Making ‘The Score’ (2001), The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2001), The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2001), And Then One Night: The Making of ‘Dead Man Walking’ (2001), VH1 Divas 2000: A Tribute to Diana Ross (2000), The Rosie O’Donnell Show (1998-2000), The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000), The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2000), The 1999 Annual Los Angeles Ovation Awards (1999), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1994-1998), Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery (1998), Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen’s (1997), The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997), 27th NAACP Image Awards (1996), Women in Film Crystal Awards (1996), Cinema 3 (1996), The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996), Comic Relief VII (1995), Reading Rainbow (1995), The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995), 1994 MTV Movie Awards (1994), The 20th Annual People’s Choice Awards (1994), A Century of Women (1994), The Essence Awards (1994), Ebony’s 15th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1994), The 66th Annual Academy Awards (1994), The 9th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (1994), The 31th Annual Publicists Guild of America Awards (1994), 26th NAACP Image Awards (1994), The 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards (1994), The 53th Annual Golden Apple Awards (1993), 25th NAACP Image Awards (1993), Entertainment Tonight (2008-2015), Simply the Best!: 40 Jahre Tina Turner (2014), Chelsea Lately (2013-2014), Buscando a Penélope (2009), Corazón de… (2006), 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004), E! True Hollywood Story (2002), Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000)
Astrological Sign: Leo
Best Known For Movie: Meet the Robinsons
Occupation: Actress
Height: 5ft 3.5in ( 1.61m )
First Name: Angela
Last Name: Bassett
Birth Full Name: Angela Evelyn Bassett
Birthplace: Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Build: Athletic
Eye Color: Brown – Dark
Hair Color: Black
Sexuality: Straight
Religion: Christian
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: American
High School: Boca Ciega High School,Gulfport, Florida, United States (1976)
University: B.A., African American Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1980),M.F.A., Yale School Of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (1983)
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Father: Daniel Benjamin Bassett
Mother: Betty Jane

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