Top Ten Movies of Angela Bassett

popular Hollywood actress Angela Bassett

Angela Evelyn Bassett is a renowned American comedienne and actress. She was born on 16th August, 1958 in New York, United States of America. She is known for a number of great roles in movies like What’s Love Got to Do with It, Malcolm X and The Rosa Parks Story, to name only a few.

Early Career

Angela Basset started her acting career in 1985, appearing in a TV movie Doubletake. Her first movie appearance was in 1986 movie titled F/X, in which she played the role of a news reporter. In 1991, she appeared in the movie Boyz n the Hood, followed by another significant role in Malcolm X in 1992 and gained fame and critical acclaim. She continued to work on Television along with movies and appeared in different roles in TV movies including The Cosby Show, A Man Called Hawk and Alien Nation.

In 1992, she appeared in The Jacksons: An American Dream, which helped her get an award winning role in What’s Love Got to Do with it, released in 1993.  Two years later, she earned leading roles in Waiting to Exhale, Vampire in Brooklyn, and Strange Days to make her presence felt in the movie circles.

Career Highlights

Angela Basset won her first Academy Award nomination and won Golden Globe Award in the best actress category for the movie titled What’s Love Got to Do with It in 1994. In 1996, she won the Saturn Award in best actress category for the movie titled Strange Days.  In 1996 she won Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Storytime, followed by Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in 2001 for the movie titled Ruby’s Bucket of Blood. In addition to that, Angela Basset has won numerous other nominations as well as awards, throughout her career.

Top Ten Movies of Angela Basset

  • What’s Love Got to Do with It
  • Malcolm X
  • Waiting to Exhale
  • Strange Days
  • How Stella Got Her Groove Back
  • The Score
  • Sunshine State
  • The Rosa Parks Story
  • Our America
  • ER

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