Angela Bassett

Actress Angela Bassett is wearing Charlene K’s Gemstone Green Turquoise Gold Cuff (CGT), a Druzy Ring (RGD) and a large Gold Hoop Earrings (E30).

Angela Evelyn Bassett is an American actress. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real life women in African American culture, including singer Tina Turner in the motion picture What’s Love Got to Do with It, as well as Betty Shabazz in the films Malcolm X and Panther, Rosa Parks in the The Rosa Parks Story, Katherine Jackson in the miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream and Voletta Wallace in the film Notorious.

Bassett is represented by the Executive Speakers Bureau of Memphis, Tennessee and receives over $50,000 per appearance.

Academy Awards, USA
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1994 Nominated Oscar            Best Actress in a Leading Role for:What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993).
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1996 Won Saturn Award            Best Actress for:Strange Days (1995).
Acapulco Black Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1999 Won Black Film Award            Best Actress for:How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998).
BET Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2009 Nominated BET Award            Best Actress for:“ER” (1994)                 and                             Notorious (2009).
2008 Nominated BET Award            Best Actress for:Meet the Browns (2008).
2007 Nominated BET Award            Best Actress for:Akeelah and the Bee (2006).
2002 Nominated BET Award            Best Actress for:The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV)                 and                             The Score (2001).
2001 Nominated BET Award            Best Actress for:Boesman and Lena (2000).
BET Comedy Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated BET Comedy Award            Outstanding Lead Actress in a Theatrical Film for:Mr 3000 (2004).
Black Movie Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won Black Movie Award            Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for:Akeelah and the Bee (2006).
Black Reel Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2012 Nominated Black Reel            Best Ensemble for:Jumping the Broom (2011). Shared with: Paula Patton Laz Alonso Loretta Devine Brian Stokes Mitchell Mike Epps DeRay Davis Valarie Pettiford Meagan Good Tasha Smith
           Outstanding Supporting Actress for:Jumping the Broom (2011).
2010 Nominated Black Reel            Best Ensemble for:Notorious (2009). Shared with: Jamal Woolard Anthony Mackie Naturi Naughton Derek Luke Dennis L.A. White Marc John Jefferies Christopher Jordan Wallace Julia Pace Mitchell Antonique Smith
2007 Nominated Black Reel            Best Supporting Actress for:Akeelah and the Bee (2006).
2005 Nominated Black Reel            Best Actress, Musical or Comedy for:Mr 3000 (2004).
2003 Won Black Reel            Network/Cable – Best Actress for:The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV).
           Theatrical – Best Actress for:Sunshine State (2002).
2002 Won Black Reel            Network/Cable – Best Actress for:Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (2001) (TV).
2001 Nominated Black Reel            Theatrical – Best Actress for:Boesman and Lena (2000).
2000 Nominated Black Reel            Theatrical – Best Supporting Actress for:Music of the Heart (1999).
Daytime Emmy Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2003 Nominated Daytime Emmy            Outstanding Children’s Special for:Our America (2002) (TV). Shared with: Joseph Stern             (executive producer)            Eda Godel Hallinan             (producer)            Armand Leo             (line producer)                        (Showtime).
1996 Nominated Daytime Emmy            Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series for:“Storytime” (1994).             (PBS).
Emmy Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2002 Nominated Emmy            Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for:The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV).             (CBS).
Golden Apple Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1994 Won Golden Apple            Female Discovery of The Year
Golden Globes, USA
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1994 Won Golden Globe            Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical for:What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993).
High Falls Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Won Susan B. Anthony ‘Failure is Impossible’ Award
Image Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2009 Won Image Award            Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for:“ER” (1994).
Nominated Image Award            Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for:Meet the Browns (2008).
2007 Nominated Image Award            Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for:Akeelah and the Bee (2006).
2005 Nominated Image Award            Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for:Mr 3000 (2004).
2003 Won Image Award            Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for:Sunshine State (2002).
           Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for:The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (TV).
2002 Won Image Award            Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for:Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (2001) (TV).
           Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for:The Score (2001).
2001 Nominated Image Award            Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for:Boesman and Lena (2000).
2000 Won Image Award            Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for:Music of the Heart (1999).
1999 Won Image Award            Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture for:How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998).
1998 Nominated Image Award            Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for:Contact (1997).
1996 Won Image Award            Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture for:Waiting to Exhale (1995).
1995 Won Image Award            Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture for:What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993).
           Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for:Malcolm X (1992).
MTV Movie Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1994 Nominated MTV Movie Award            Best Female Performance for:What’s Love Got to Do with It (1993).
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2002 Nominated Actor            Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for:Ruby’s Bucket of Blood (2001) (TV).
TV Land Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2009 Won Icon Award for:“ER” (1994). Shared with: Linda Cardellini Ellen Crawford Anthony Edwards Yvette Freeman Alex Kingston Lily Mariye Kellie Martin Paul McCrane Mekhi Phifer
Walk of Fame
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2008 Won Star on the Walk of Fame            Motion Picture On 20 March. At 7000 Hollywood Boulevard.
Women in Film Crystal Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1996 Won Crystal Award

About Charlene K

Charlene K was founded and established by Teong Kay and his wife, Gigi in 2005 on Beverly Hills. The jewelry line is named after Teong and Gigi's daughter, Charlene. It was created to appeal to every woman's desire for self expression through the wearing of beautiful, timeless pieces. Mindful of the many facets of a woman, the jewelry line presents varied designs and materials that invite one to make up and discover a new look. Classy, chic, sophisticated, luxurious, and trend-driven, our pieces are perfect for any occasion. Charlene Kay jewelry enables one to exude confidence and feminine allure. View all posts by Charlene K

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