- She was nominated for a BET Award for Best Actress for her work on Black Panther.
- Angela Bassett previously worked with Forest Whitaker in Black Nativity and Waiting to Exhale.
- Angela Bassett is one of the actresses to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. She portrayed Amanda Waller in Green Lantern.
- Angela Bassett shares her birthday with Taika Waititi.