Angela Bassett

1958 - Today

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Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress, director, producer, and activist. She is known for her biographical film roles, most notably her performance as Tina Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical. Bassett has additionally portrayed real life figures Betty Shabazz in both Malcolm X (1992) and Panther (1995), Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Voletta Wallace in Notorious (2009) and Coretta Scott King in Betty & Coretta (2013). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Angela Bassett has received more than 11,176,754 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Angela Bassett is the 1,115th most popular actor (down from 1,041st in 2019), the 2,063rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,940th in 2019) and the 551st most popular American Actor.

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  • 11M

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  • 66.79

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Angela Bassett ranks 1,115 out of 10,030. Before her are Joe Pantoliano, Victor French, Gino Cervi, Marisa Berenson, Lionel Barrymore, and Ralph Bellamy. After her are Arnold Vosloo, Henry Bergman, Donald Glover, Julian Glover, Barbara Carrera, and Victoria Abril.

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Among people born in 1958, Angela Bassett ranks 44Before her are Ralf Rangnick, Andie MacDowell, Giancarlo Esposito, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Holly Hunter, and Chris Columbus. After her are Avigdor Lieberman, Goran Hadžić, Elio de Angelis, Lambert Wilson, Rabah Madjer, and Sergei Krikalev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Angela Bassett ranks 2,063 out of 15,968. Before her are Herbert Blumer (1900), Busta Rhymes (1972), Chris Columbus (1958), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Wes Montgomery (1923), and Barry Manilow (1943). After her are Robert Hansen (1939), Henry Bergman (1868), The Undertaker (1965), Solomon Burke (1936), Donald Glover (1983), and R. L. Stine (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Angela Bassett ranks 551Before her are Mary McDonnell (1952), Joe Pantoliano (1951), Victor French (1934), Marisa Berenson (1947), Lionel Barrymore (1878), and Ralph Bellamy (1904). After her are Henry Bergman (1868), Donald Glover (1983), Renée Taylor (1933), Dana Elcar (1927), Jonathan Frakes (1952), and Ethel Barrymore (1879).

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