Date of Birth : Feb 4th 1950
Award-winning English actress, who is well known in the United Kingdom for her film career. She is married to the journalist Julian Foster.
Bassett was born in Kent, England to a typist mother and a policeman father. 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 adaptation Sense and Sensibility, Queenie Turill in Lark Rise to Candleford, Doll in the film Cass, and Mrs. Brenner in the American-German film The Reader. She was also in Calendar Girls.
On Monday 26th January 2009, Linda Basset appeared on BBC’s The One Show where she discussed drinking problems and several other topics.