Angela Evelyn Bassett
is an American actress and voice actress. She is known for her roles in films, such as How Stella Got Her Groove Back
, Strange Days
, and Akeelah and the Bee
, among others.
For Disney, she voiced Mildred in the 2007 animated film Meet the Robinsons and also provided the voice of Groove for Disney's Whispers: An Elephant's Tale. She had previously portrayed Tina Turner in the 1993 Touchstone Pictures film, What's Love Got to Do With It, for which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. She later played Queen Ramonda of Wakanda in two films from 2018, first in Black Panther and then in Avengers: Infinity War, both set the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
She also serves as the narrator for the Disney+ documentary series The Imagineering Story.
Angela Bassett speaks onstage at the 17th annual Hollywood Film Awards in October 2013.
Angela Bassett speaks at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con.
Angela Bassett attending the 73rd Golden Globes in January 2016.
Angela Bassett at premiere of Black Panther in January 2018.
Angela Bassett arrives at the 71st annual Emmy Awards in September 2019.