Angela Bassett
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Name: Angela Evelyn Bassett
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, U.S.
Birthdate: August 16, 1958
Active: 1985–present
Films appeared in: Olympus Has Fallen
London Has Fallen
Role: Lynne Jacobs

Angela Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress who portrayed Secret Service director Lynne Jacobs in Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen.


Bassett is well known for her biographical film roles portraying real-life women, including Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with It, as well as Betty Shabazz in Malcolm X and Panther, Rosa Parks in The Rosa Parks Story, Katherine Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream, and Voletta Wallace in Notorious.

Her other film roles include Boyz n the Hood, Vampire in Brooklyn, Contact, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Music of the Heart, Supernova (with Robert Forster), The Score, Akeelah and the Bee and Green Lantern.

Bassett also appeared in television shows, including The Cosby Show, Thirtysomething and Alias. She starred in the 15th and final season of the NBC medical drama ER.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Angela Bassett portrayed Lynne Jacobs in Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen.



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