Sunday, September 12, 2010

Angela Evelyn Bassett (Vance)

Best known for portraying famous real-life women, including Tina Turner, Dr. Betty Shabazz (in two films; Malcolm X and Panther), and Rosa Parks, Angela's roles have primarily been strong, assertive characters who dominate the situation in films like Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back, not unlike her current role: Checkmate's leader Amanda Waller in the new Green Lantern film!
Trivia: Angela's the only actor to play opposite live-action versions of both the Silver Age Green Lantern and The Flash!
Genre credits include...
Simpsons (First Lady Michelle Obama)
Green Lantern (Amanda Waller)
Time Bomb(Jill Greco)
Mr & Mrs Smith(Mr Smith's Boss)
Alias(CIA Director Hayden Chase)
Mr 3000(Maureen Simmons aka Mo)
Lazarus Child(Dr. Elizabeth Chase)
Ruby's Bucket of Blood(Ruby Delacroix)
SuperNova(Dr Kaela Evers)
Contact(Rachel Constantine)
Strange Days(Lornette Mason aka Mace)
Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn(Det Rita Veder)
Get Smart[1995] "pilot"
Innocent Blood(U.S. Attorney Sinclair)
Nightmare Cafe "Sanctuary for a Child"
Alien Nation "Eyewitness News"
A Man Called Hawk (Bailey Webster)
FX (TV Reporter)

Check out...
Angie B News (FanPage)

Other actresses to play Amanda Waller include...
Pam Grier on Smallville
CCH Pounder on Justice League Unlimited and Batman Beyond as well as Superman / Batman: Public Enemies, which is set in a different continuity.

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