Angela also appeared in the series and TV movies like Alien Nation (1990), The Heroes of Desert Storm (1991), The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), The Rosa Parks Story (2002), The Bernie Mac Show (2003), Alias (2005), Time Bomb (2006), The Simpsons (2010), American Horror Story: Coven (2013), American Horror Story: Freak Show (2014), Bo Jack Horseman (2015) and American Horror Story: Hotel (2015).
In 1989 she appeared in series A Man Called Hawk, Tour of Duty, 227 and Thirtysomething.
The theme salutes that institution’s mission to preserve the cinematic legacy of African American films and films of the global Black experience while also nurturing the current wave of emerging artists in various areas.
The celebratory event will take place at the Prestons-over-Hollywood at the Hollywood Loews Hotel, on February 24, 2017.
Angela Bassett’s career has always been on nonstop fire.
Her ability to dig into the depths of a character to deliver their story in the most authentic way possible, has earned “Auntie Angie” some of the most culturally iconic roles. Tina Turner, to becoming a leader in the movement as the revered Coretta Scott King, and showing many how to get back in the dating game with “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and lighting ish on fire when he gives no act right in “Waiting to Exhale”, Angela Bassett shows with every role that she was built for the business and remains a gem.
She is daughter of Daniel Benjamin Bassett and Betty Jane Bassett. She has also been featured in the movies including Boyz n the Hood (1991), Passion Fish (1992), What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Boesman and Lena (2000), The Score (2001), Sunshine State (2002), Masked and Anonymous (2003), The Lazarus Child (2004), Mr. Smith (2005), Akeelah and the Bee (2006), Nothing But the Truth (2008), Jumping the Broom (2011), This Means War (2012), Olympus Has Fallen (2013), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014) and Survivor (2015).
And then, when I saw that I was being asked to interview *the* Angela Bassett, I could feel my body being enveloped by a bubble of panic. Especially considering the cause that was behind this request.
The movement is one that aims to raise awareness about the link between type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
With this being a part of her narrative, Angela joined the To learn more about this movement’s mission, and Angela Bassett herself, I pushed my anxiety aside and the following transpired. And once they understand that risk, understand their heart risk, they can do something about it to help lower it. You know, as they say, an opportunity to work with some incredibly talented actors whose work I admire, young director Ryan Coogler — who’s been doing some great work — and I just really wanted to spend time on his set working with him…
Angela Bassett: Well, actually, one big thing is: save lives. and also, just to come into this superhero, Marvel world. AB: I do have my [line] for skin of color, the hyaluronic acid from Barbara Sturm skin care line.