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Angela Bassett

 
Date of Birth: August 16, 1958 (63)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Camae
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Lady Macbeth
  [Broadway]
1988
Martha Pentecost
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Lady Percy
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Camae

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Lady Macbeth

  [Broadway]
1988
Martha Pentecost

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Lady Percy

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer


Angela Bassett Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Angela Bassett, The Mountaintop

Angela Bassett News

One Singular Sensation: A CHORUS LINE Opens At Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Photo One Singular Sensation: A CHORUS LINE Opens At Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens the iconic Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Chorus Line. The show previews June 22 & 23, opens June 24 and will run through July 10 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2022

Signature Theatre to Honor Playwright Katori Hall and Donna Walker-Kuhne at 2022 Gala Photo Signature Theatre to Honor Playwright Katori Hall and Donna Walker-Kuhne at 2022 Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

Signature Theatre, which makes an extended commitment to producing a playwright's body of work, announces its 2022 Gala in the sweeping lobby of its own Frank Gehry-designed home, The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street).

Photos: First Look At THE MOUNTAINTOP At Tipping Point Theatre Photo Photos: First Look At THE MOUNTAINTOP At Tipping Point Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

It’s late night on April 3, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. A storm rages outside of room 306 where two strangers, an active civil rights leader and a mysterious, newly employed housekeeper, are having intimate conversations.

Jury Revealed for Geena Davis' 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival Photo Jury Revealed for Geena Davis' 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Today, The Bentonville Film Festival unveiled their distinguished Competition Jury, singularly dedicated to inclusive representation in media and entertainment. The festival, produced by the BFFoundation and chaired by Academy Award-winning Actor Geena Davis, will take place in-person June 22-26 and virtually June 22-July 3. The illustrious group of jurors is composed of award-winning producers, directors, actors and authors, including actor Yolonda Ross, film and television producer Bird Runningwater, actor Shohreh Aghdashloo, writer and filmmaker Justine Bateman, among others. The Festival is sponsored by Founding Partner, Walmart and Presenting Partner Coca-Cola. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1: LONE STAR on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1: LONE STAR on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2022

Get all the scoop on 9-1-1: LONE STAR, airing on FOX on Monday, May 2, 2022! Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1 on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1 on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2022

Get all the scoop on 9-1-1, airing on FOX on Monday, May 2, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1: LONE STAR on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1: LONE STAR on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on 9-1-1: LONE STAR, airing on FOX on Monday, April 25, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1 on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1 on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2022
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on 9-1-1, airing on FOX on Monday, April 25, 2022! Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming episode now!

LOVE ALL, a New Play About Billie Jean King by Anna Deavere Smith, is in Development Photo LOVE ALL, a New Play About Billie Jean King by Anna Deavere Smith, is in Development
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

LOVE ALL, a new play by Anna Deavere Smith and directed by Marc Bruni will explore the life and career of the legendary Billie Jean King. 

Angela Bassett Videos

VIDEO: Angela Bassett Narrates LA Opera's JOIN OUR SONG Short VideoVIDEO: Angela Bassett Narrates LA Opera's JOIN OUR SONG Short
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2021

In a new short, LA Opera celebrates a return to the stage with a video short inviting us to join their song, as narrated by the incomparable Angela Bassett.

VIDEO: Angela Bassett Talks Chadwick Boseman on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Angela Bassett Talks Chadwick Boseman on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2021

Angela Bassett talks about meeting Chadwick Boseman for the first time, the television gig that started her career and the upcoming fourth season of her show 9-1-1.

VIDEO: Watch the All New Teaser Trailer For Pixar's SOUL VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New Teaser Trailer For Pixar's SOUL
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2020

A new teaser trailer has been released for Pixar's upcoming film Soul!

VIDEO:  Disney and Pixar Share New Trailer for SOUL VideoVIDEO: Disney and Pixar Share New Trailer for SOUL
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2020

Disney and Pixar have shared a new trailer for the all-new original feature film “Soul,” which opens in U.S. theaters on June 19, 2020.

VIDEO: Watch Angela Bassett Talk About Her Recent Birthday VideoVIDEO: Watch Angela Bassett Talk About Her Recent Birthday
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019

On 'The Late Late Show With James Corden,' James asked Angela Bassett about her recent birthday and what possessed her to celebrate with a pile of broccoli with a candle in the middle; and, Angela tells James about the birthday gift she received from her husband that will come in handy all NBA season. And, Jim Gaffigan talks about keeping track of birthdays for five children every year. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Watch a Preview for Season Three 9-1-1 on FOX VideoVIDEO: Watch a Preview for Season Three 9-1-1 on FOX
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2019

FOX has released the first trailer for season three of its hit drama 9-1-1. Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear reimagine the procedural drama with 9-1-1, exploring the high-pressure experiences of police officers, firefighters and dispatchers who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in their own lives.

VIDEO: Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, Felicity Huffman Star in the OTHERHOOD Trai VideoVIDEO: Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, Felicity Huffman Star in the OTHERHOOD Trailer
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for OTHERHOOD, starring Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, and Felicity Huffman.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of 9-1-1 on FOX VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of 9-1-1 on FOX
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

9-1-1 Returns with a Two-Night Season Premiere: Night one airs immediately following the NFL ON FOX doubleheader on Sunday, Sept. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/live in all time zones) and night two airs Monday, Sept. 24 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), in its regular time period.

VIDEO: Kenny Leon Chats His Upcoming Memoir TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO on CBS THIS MORN VideoVIDEO: Kenny Leon Chats His Upcoming Memoir TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO on CBS THIS MORNING
by Macon Prickett - Jun 4, 2018

Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon directed numerous Broadway hits including, 'Hairspray Live' and 'Fences.' His most recent production, 'Children of a Lesser God,' is nominated for a Tony. Throughout his decades-long career, Leon's work focused on diversity, inclusion and influencing social change. Leon joins 'CBS This Morning' to discuss his new memoir, 'Take You Wherever You Go,' where he writes about his humble beginnings. Check out the clip below! 

VIDEO: Check Out the Action-Packed New Trailer for MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT VideoVIDEO: Check Out the Action-Packed New Trailer for MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT
by Macon Prickett - May 16, 2018

The best intentions often come back to haunt you. “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT” finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise - “Top Gun,” “American Made,” “The Mummy”) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin – “Saturday Night Live,” “The Boss Baby,” “Beetlejuice,” Simon Pegg – “Star Trek,” “Ready Player One,” Ving Rhames – “Pulp Fiction,” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson – “The Greatest Showman,” ”The Girl on the Train,” Michelle Monaghan – “The Bourne Supremacy,” “The Heartbreak Kid”) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill (“Justice League,” “Man of Steel”), Angela Bassett (“Black Panther,” “American Horror Story”), and Vanessa Kirby (“Me Before You,” “The Crown”) also join the dynamic cast with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie (“Jack Reacher”) returning to the helm.


Angela Bassett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Angela Bassett been in?
Angela Bassett has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Angela Bassett been in?
Angela Bassett has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Angela Bassett been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Mountaintop .