Angela Bassett

Biography: Angela Bassett is an American actress born in New York City on August 16, 1958. Though born in New York City, she grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. A high school teacher of Bassett's encouraged her to apply to Yale and she got a scholarship, and ended up spending 7 years there that include 3 post grad years studying drama. Her first appearance was in a small role in the cult favorite "F/X." Her break-through role was playing Tina Tuner, who she had never seen perform before taking the role.

Angela Bassett's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 73 Boyz n the Hood
Lowest Metascore: 19 Supernova
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 23
  2. Negative: 6 out of 23
23 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
32 Masked and Anonymous Jul 24, 2003 Mistress 7.6
31 This Means War Feb 17, 2012 Cast / Collins 6.1
30 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Oct 13, 2000 Groove 6.8
27 Vampire in Brooklyn Oct 27, 1995 Det. Rita Veder 8.5
19 Supernova Jan 14, 2000 Dr. Kaela Evers 4.8