My mom was always pretty supportive. She saw me do plays and she'd always act out the parts I did. My aunt, who played a big part in my life, was a little bit more reserved, because if they don't see you on TV every week they think you must be starving.Angela Bassett
When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my master's and I didn't do it by missing school.Angela Bassett
is a famous American actress and director,
who was born on
August 16, 1958. As a person born on this date, Angela Bassett is listed in our database as the 8th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 16) and the 21st most popular for the year (1958).
People born on August 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Angela Bassett is the 201st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Angela Bassett's birthday, Angela Bassett is the 1326th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Harlem, New York City, U.S.
In general, Angela Bassett ranks as the 2318th
most popular famous person, and the 436th most popular actress of all time.
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