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: 50
Highest Metascore: 73 Boyz n the Hood
Lowest Metascore: 19 Supernova
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 24
  2. Negative: 7 out of 24
24 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
73 Boyz n the Hood Jul 12, 1991 Reva Styles 9.1
72 Malcolm X Nov 18, 1992 Dr. Betty Shabazz 8.5
72 Akeelah and the Bee Apr 28, 2006 Tanya 7.9
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 6.9
61 Meet the Robinsons Mar 30, 2007 Mildred 6.4