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African-American Breakout Roles vs. Now

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Angela Bassett Then

Angela Basset landed her first role in 1985 in the movie “Doubletake,” however her claim to fame was the 1991 flick “Boyz n the Hood,” alongside co-star Cuba Gooding, Jr. Since then, Bassett has become well known for portraying roles of biographical women in African-American culture. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff

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