Where Are They Now: The Cast of What's Love Got to Do With It

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  • What's Love Got to Do With It
  • Angela Bassett
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Jenifer Lewis
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway
  • Khandi Alexander
  • Phyllis Yvonne Stickney
  • Chi McBride
  • Richard T. Jones
  • Brian Gibson
  • Tina Turner

Angela Bassett

Though she was by far the first actress considered for the role, in retrospect it's hard to imagine anyone else but Bassett playing Tina Turner. Already a well-known actress when she started the film, Bassett's career exploded after her Oscar nomination for playing Turner. She went on to star in dozens of memorable films, including How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting to Exhale.  Most recently, she received an Emmy nod for playing Coretta Scott King in Betty and Coretta.

(Photo: Touchstone Pictures)

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