Knowledge Identifier: +Angela_Bassett
Bassett attended Yale University and received her B.A. degree in African-American studies in 1980
In 1983, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama
Richard Schiff - He directed several off-Broadway plays, including "Antigone" in 1983 with a just-graduated Angela Bassett
At Yale, Bassett met her future husband Courtney B. Vance, a 1986 graduate of the drama school
Boyz n the Hood - "'Boyz n the Hood"' is a 1991 American teen hood drama film written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Morris Chestnut, Laurence Fishburne, Nia Long and Angela Bassett, depicting life in South Central Los Angeles, California
Sicily (actress) - She starred as young Diana in the hit miniseries, "Mama Flora's Family" in 1998, and as Angela Bassett's niece in the film "How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
In 1999, Bassett starred in "Music of the Heart", once collaborating with the horror icon Wes Craven
In 2000, Bassett turned down the lead role in "Monster's Ball" because of the script's sexual content; the role earned Halle Berry the Academy award for Best Actress
Samuel L. Jackson - In 2003, Jackson again worked with John Travolta in Basic and as a police sergeant alongside Colin Farrell in the television show remake S.W.A.T. A song within the soundtrack was named after him, entitled Sammy L. Jackson by Hot Action Cop. Jackson appeared in HBO's documentary Unchained Memories, as a narrator along many other stars like Angela Bassett and Whoopi Goldberg.
Rick Fox - In 2008 Fox had a lead role in "Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns" as Harry, a coach trying to court the character of Brenda played by Angela Bassett
Courtney B. Vance - In 2008 and 2009, he guest starred in the final season of "ER", alongside his wife Angela Bassett
The critically acclaimed play by Katori Hall originally debuted in London's West End in 2009 and went on to win the Lawrence Olivier award for Best New Play
In 2010, Deadline.com reported that Bassett would have a role in "One Police Plaza"
It was announced in May 2014 that Bassett would make her directorial debut with a film based on the life of Whitney Houston, who Bassett had worked with previously
American Horror Story - In April 2015, the "International Business Times" posted an article naming Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Angela Bassett, Denis_O'Hare, Finn Wittrock, Michael Chiklis, Grace Gummer, and Christine Estabrook as returning; as well as new additions; Michelle Pfeiffer, Alexander Skarsgard, Tammy Blanchard, Steven Weber, and Donald Sutherland
American Horror Story - In February 2016, Angela Bassett confirmed her return to the series during an interview on "Larry King Now", being the first cast member added to the season 6 roster
Panther - In 2018, Angela Bassett starred in the role of Ramonda, Queen Mother of Wakanda in the Black Panther film as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe