As an actress, director, and producer, Angela Bassett’s talent and abilities have garnered respect and acclaim from the entertainment industry, critics, and the public alike.
Bassett recently received a Directors Guild of America Award nomination for her directorial debut on the telefilm Whitney, a drama about Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.
Her first Emmy Award nomination was for portraying civil rights icon Rosa Parks in the telefilm The Rosa Parks Story.
She has twice been nominated for an Emmy Award for her colorful characterizations on the anthology series American Horror Story.
Her unforgettable portrayal of legendary singer Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It earned her Golden Globe and NAACP Image Awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination.