Angela Bassett Set To Be Honored By The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild With The Distinguished Artisan Award

Angela Bassett Will be honored with the 2023 Distinguished Artisan Award by the Guild of Makeup Artists and Hairstylists (MUAHS). The actor, director and executive producer are set to receive the accolade on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at The Beverly Hilton.

“Local 706 wants to applaud Angela Bassett, who wonderfully portrays iconic women we can all relate to. She boldly collaborates with her 706 makeup and hair teams to expand their imaginations.” and develop magical yet relatable characters you’ll always remember – from the beloved Queen Ramonda to the spirited Tina Turner to Bernadine in Waiting to Exhale. “We’re excited to celebrate our 10th anniversary,” said Julie Sokash, president of IATSE Local 706. Can’t think of a better person to help.”

The prestigious Artisan Award celebrates Bassett’s multifaceted career on screen and television, who recently received Golden Globe Award and SAG Award nominations for her work. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,

The MUAHS award honors talents who have created memorable characters throughout their careers, enriched by a sustained collaboration of makeup and hairstyling artistry. Past recipients include Jon Favreau, Eddie Murphy, Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Ryan Murphy, Dick Smith, Guillermo del Toro, Sir Patrick Stewart, Melissa McCarthy, and Gary Oldman.

Bassett’s extensive career includes films waiting to Exhale, how stella got her groove back and the Tina Turner biopic what does love have to do with it, She recently wrapped production on the Netflix Original feature film, young womanopposite Millie Bobby Brown.

Other notable film credits include Mission: Impossible – Fallout, malcolm x, infamous, green Lantern, contact, heart music, Bumble-bee, Olympus has fallen And london has fallenamong many others.

The 10th Anniversary MUAHS Awards will be hosted by Melissa Peterman. As previously announced, Steve La Porte (Beetle Juice) and hairstylist Josie Normand (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl) will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Makeup artist Fred C. Blau Jr. ,planet of the Apes) joins hairstylist Judy Crowne (seinfeld) as recipients of the prestigious Vanguard Awards.