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:
73 Boyz n the Hood Jul 12, 1991 Reva Styles 8.8
72 Malcolm X Nov 18, 1992 Dr. Betty Shabazz 8.5
72 Akeelah and the Bee Apr 28, 2006 Tanya 8.0
71 The Score Jul 13, 2001 Diane 7.3
69 Sunshine State Jun 21, 2002 Desiree Perry 6.0
64 Nothing But the Truth Dec 17, 2008 Bonnie Benjamin 6.8
61 Meet the Robinsons Mar 30, 2007 Mildred 6.5
60 Notorious Jan 16, 2009 Voletta Wallace 5.4
59 Boesman and Lena Nov 3, 2000 Lena tbd
57 Mr 3000 Sep 17, 2004 Maureen "Mo" Simmons 6.7
56 How Stella Got Her Groove Back Aug 14, 1998 Stella Payne 7.0
56 Jumping the Broom May 6, 2011 Cast 5.0
54 Music of the Heart Oct 29, 1999 Principal Janet Williams 8.9
49 White Bird in a Blizzard Oct 24, 2014 Dr. Thaler / Dr. Thaler 4.9
48 Black Nativity Nov 27, 2013 Aretha Cobbs / Aretha Cobbs 5.9
45 Meet the Browns Mar 21, 2008 Brenda Brown 6.1
41 Olympus Has Fallen Mar 22, 2013 Lynne Jacobs / Lynne Jacobs / Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs 5.8
39 Green Lantern Jun 17, 2011 Dr. Amanda Waller 5.5
32 Masked and Anonymous Jul 24, 2003 Mistress 7.5
31 This Means War Feb 17, 2012 Cast / Collins 6.1
30 Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Oct 13, 2000 Groove 5.3
27 Vampire in Brooklyn Oct 27, 1995 Det. Rita Veder 5.9
19 Supernova Jan 14, 2000 Dr. Kaela Evers 4.9
tbd London Has Fallen Oct 2, 2015 Lynn Jacobs tbd