Angela Bassett’s 7 most memorable films

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Angela Evelyn Bassett, born Aug. 16 1958, is arguably one of the most respected black actresses in Hollywood. Renowned for her biographical roles portraying famous African American women, including Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It, as well as Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X, Bassett has snagged roles in more than 50 films on the big screen as well as TV movies. Check out her seven most memorable roles below. –ruthie hawkins

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