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 as voice of Groove in Disney's Whispers: An Elephant's Tale. She also played Tina Turner in the 1993 Touchstone Pictures film, What's Love Got to Do With It. She even played Queen Ramonda in the 2018 Marvel superhero film, Black Panther and the 2018 Marvel superhero film, Avengers: Infinity War. She serves as the narrator for the documentary series The Imagineering Story.
She was Nominated for an Oscar for playing Tina Turner in the Touchstone Pictures Bio Pic What's Love Got Tom Do With It?
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.