Linda Bassett Biography
Linda Bassett is an English actress who was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the 1999 film East Is East. She was also nominated for the Evening Standard Award for Best Actress for the 2013 revival of the play Roots at the Donmar Warehouse.
Bassett’s television credits include Victoria Wood’s dinner ladies (1999), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008-2011), Grandma’s House (2010-2012), and Call the Midwife (2015-present). Born in Pluckley, Kent, her roles include the award-winning part of Ella Khan in the 1999 British comedy film East is East.
Other roles include Mrs. Jennings in the three-part BBC film Sense and Sensibility and Queenie Turrill in Lark Rise to Candleford, Doll in the film Cass. Most notably, she first gained notice when she was cast as Gertrude Stein opposite Linda Hunt as Alice B. Toklas in Waiting for the Moon in 1987.
Furthermore, she appeared as Julia Robersts’ mother in Mary Reilly in 1996, Mrs. Brenner, in the 2008 film The Reader, and as Cora in Calendar girls. Recently, she played Grandma in the BBC Two comedy Grandma’s House and has portrayed Nurse Phyllis Crane on the BBC One drama series Call the Midwife.
Linda Bassett Age
How old is Bassett? Bassett is 73 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 4, 1950, in Pluckley, Kent, England. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on February 4 and her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Linda Bassett Height
Bassett stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 79 kg equivalent to 174 lbs.
Linda Bassett Family
Bassett was born to a typist mother and a police officer father in England. However, she has preferred not to share detailed information about his parents and siblings. We are keeping close tabs on this section and will update it as soon as the information is available.
Linda Bassett Husband | Divorced
Bassett is was married to Julian Foster. However, they divorced after years of marriage for reasons that are not clear yet. Currently, her relationship status remains unclear. This field will be updated.
Linda Bassett’s Net Worth
Bassett has an estimated net worth of $21 Million. In addition, her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as an actress.