How Courtney B. Vance Set Ego Aside to Support His Wife, Angela Bassett

Aired on 02/14/2007 | CC tv-pg
Hollywood power couple Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance have had remarkable success in their respective acting careers. However, Angela has more name recognition, especially now that her latest role in Black Panther has put her in the headlines again. Sometimes, that sort of asymmetry in attention received can bruise egos and pull a couple apart.

That's not the case with Courtney and Angela. The couple remains happily married more than 20 years after exchanging vows. Here, during their 2007 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Courtney explains how he and Angela successfully avoid contention and stay in harmony.