The two-time Oscar-nominated actress, Angela Bassett will receive an honorary Oscar at the 2023 Governors Awards.
The honorary was announced on Monday, June 26, 2023, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), and according to AMPAS, the award will be presented to Bassett for her “extraordinary distinction and exceptional contributions to the film industry.
Bassett has starred in some of the most iconic films of the past few decades, including “Black Panther,” “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” and “Malcolm X.” She is also a well-known television actress, having starred in shows such as “American Horror Story” and “ER.”
Bassett’s honorary Oscar is a well-deserved recognition of her long and distinguished career. She is a talented actress who has brought a wide range of characters to life on the big and small screen.
Her work has inspired and entertained audiences around the world, and she is a true icon of the film industry.In addition to Bassett, the 2023 Governors Awards will also honor Mel Brooks and Carol Littleton with honorary Oscars.
Brooks is a legendary comedian and filmmaker, who is best known for his films such as “The Producers” and “Blazing Saddles.” Littleton is a film editor who has worked on some of the most iconic films of all time, including “The Godfather” and “Apocalypse Now.”
The 2023 Governors Awards will be held on November 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.