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Angela Bassett


Who is Angela Bassett?

Angela Bassett: Angela Evelyn Bassett Vance is an American actress and film director. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real-life women, including Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It, as well as Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X and Panther, Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream, and Voletta Wallace in Notorious.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Cinema (2015)

by S. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

1996: Outstanding motion picture: Waiting to Exhale; Outstanding actor in a motion picture: Denzel Washington, Crimson Tide; Outstanding actress in a motion picture: Angela Bassett, Waiting to Exhale; Outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture: Laurence Fishburne, Higher Learning; Outstanding supporting actress in a motion picture: Loretta Devine, Waiting to Exhale. 1997: Outstanding motion picture: A Time to Kill; Outstanding actor in a motion picture: Denzel Washington, ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary Of Film 6th Edition (2014)

by David Thomson

Angela Bassett, b. New York, 1958 In the earlynineties, after a start in City of Hope (91, John Sayles), Boyz Nthe Hood (91, John Singleton), and Passion Fish (92, Sayles), Angela Bassett impressed nearly everyone with two ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Shows (2017)

A Comprehensive Supplement, 2011–2016 by Vincent Terrace

Cast: Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Paters, Michael Chiklis, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, Finn Wittrock. 5. Hotel (2015). The unexplained ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Television (2014)

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson

Angela Bassett portrayed Katherine Jackson, and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs was Joe Jackson. Cast members were Holly Robinson Peete (Diana Ross), Billy Dee Williams (Berry Gordy), and Margaret Avery.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Epic Films (2014)

by Constantine Santas, James M. Wilson, Maria Colavito, Djoymi Baker

Betty Shabazz: Angela Bassett. Baines: Albert Hall. Elijah Muhammad: Al Freeman Jr. West Indian Archie: Delroy Lindo. Shorty: Spike Lee. Sophia: Kate Vernon. Laura: Theresa Randle. Billie Holliday: Nicky Howard. Rudy: Roger Guenveur Smith. Judge: William Kuntzler. Chaplain Gill: Christopher Plummer. Brother Earl: James McDaniel. Speaker #1: Bobby Seale. Speaker #2: Reverend Al Sharpton. Brother Johnson: Steve White. Capt. Green: Peter Boyle. FBI Agent: John Sayles ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African-American Literature (2015)

Although well received by the majorityof AfricanAmerican women, many AfricanAmerican menfelt,at thetime ofits publication, thatthenovel and the subsequent film, directed by Forest Whitakerand starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett, denigratedblackmen. Black mencompared ittoAlice Walker's The Color Purple, condemning what they saw as the novels' and authors' unrelentingbashing and stereotyping of black menin general. Despite this negative controversywithinthe ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Pilots, 1937Ð2012 (2013)

by Vincent Terrace

Angela Bassett in an unrealized proposal about the life of New York City's first female police commis- sioner. Cast: Angela Bassett (Martha Adams); Tony Curran (James McShaw); Bree Turner (Tessa); Chelah Horsdal (Lisa Curtis); Jay Paulson (Jose Rodriquez); Glenda Braganza (Carol Wells). Pro- ducer: Mark Gordon, Deborah Spera, Linda Fairstein.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Domestic Violence and Abuse (2013)

by Laura L. Finley

Angela Bassett stars as Tina and Laurence Fishburne ...

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Angela Bassett at the National Board of Review Awards Gala in New York City.

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I'm just so blessed to be able to do what I just love and have loved since I was a teenager, since I first found it, and to be encouraged by others for it. (Angela Bassett)
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