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25 Aug

, Angela Bassett Is As Flawless As She Was

The number 64 doesn’t sound correct when saying it in the identical sentence because the name Angela Bassett, but today the lady considered considered one of the best — and most ageless — actresses of our time does indeed turn the massive 6-4.

Though Ms. Bassett you’d never guess her age, the Academy Award-nominated star actually has the longevity on screen to back up that figure. Actually, she earned that Oscar nomination (and won the Golden Globe) for what was considered her first lead breakout role as Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It.

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From there, a slew of roles and accolades followed through the years, including a SAG Award for Black Panther; EMMY nominations for The Rosa Parks Story, American Horror Story, Master of None, and A Black Lady Sketch Show; and a Critic’s Selection Super Award for 9-1-1. Bassett has also been nominated for 23 NAACP Image Awards and won 11.

ESSENCE has been there every step of the way in which during Bassett’s profession, documenting the thespian’s talents and limitless beauty because the ’90s. Have a look back at Bassett on the quilt of the magazine through the years.

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