Bassett channeled an interest in acting into a degree from the prestigious Yale School of Drama, and onwards into one of the most illustrious careers in Hollywood.
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David Otunga, Jr. will co-star with his mom in the Biblical retelling.
Angela Bassett has played many powerful roles but her most powerful ones came from playing real life people, including Malcolm's wife, Betty Shabazz, in Malcolm X and Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Angela Basset’s slayed pixie and burgundy lipstick are seriously giving us life. Fifty-four and still bad! She knows it…
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