Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

American actress
Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress, director, and producer. Known for her portrayals of African-American female leads, Bassett is the recipient of numerous accolades, including; three Black Reel Awards, a Golden Globe Award, seven NAACP Image Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for an Academy Award, and seven Primetime Emmy Awards.Wikipedia
BornAugust 16, 1958
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height5'4" (1.63m)
SpouseCourtney B. Vance (m 1997 - present)
ChildrenBronwyn Vance , Slater Vance
ParentsDaniel Benjamin Bassett , Betty Jane Bassett


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2019Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBlack PantherWinner
2015Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or MovieNominated
2014Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieNominated
2014Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesBetty and CorettaNominated
2002Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesRuby's Bucket of BloodNominated