Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance Dating Timeline

The two actors met when they were college graduate students at Yale's drama school in the 1980s. But, it didn't turn out to be love before all

Years later, the What's Love actress was given to Do with It and the Tony-winning actor could meet again after they were both single

"I didn't meet Courtney again until 1994," Bassett told Oprah Winfrey during an interview in 2007. "I went out with some friends and so did he.

The couple then went on more than one date, however, according to Bassett, their first kiss is what absolutely sealed the deal.

"I got prickles and chills down my lower thighs and down my butt, up my neck and over my scalp," she wrote in her e-book of her and Vance's buddies

After a few years of dating, Bassett and Vance married in 1997. They welcomed twins, Bronwyn Golden and Josiah Slater, in 2006

Bassett and Vance first crossed paths as undergraduates at Yale University in the 1980s. Bassett received his bachelor's degree in African-American

"I had a beautiful and stunning girlfriend at the time, who was also in theater college with us," Bassett later reported to the humans

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