Angela Bassett is a Hollywood actress. Her rise to fame came when she portrayed Tina Turner in the film What’s Love Got to Do with It. For her performance, she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar for the Best Actress award. She has also starred in the films Malcolm X, Panther, and The Jacksons: An American Dream. In the 2000s, she notably starred in the movies The Score, Akeelah and the Bee, and Meet the Browns. In the 2010s, she became known for her portrayals in the American Horror Story: Coven and American Horror Story: Freak Show and AHS’ subsequent seasons. As of 2018, she stars as LAPD patrol sergeant Athena Grant on the new series 9-1-1.