Slideshow: The top 25 ‘black don’t crack’ celebrities

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Angela Bassett: Age 54(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Angela Bassett: Age 54

(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Iman: Age 57(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Iman: Age 57

(Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Keenen Ivory Wayans: Age 54(AP Photo/Jon Way)

Keenen Ivory Wayans: Age 54

(AP Photo/Jon Way)

Prince: Age 54(Kevin Mazur/WireImage for NPG Records 2011)

Prince: Age 54

(Kevin Mazur/WireImage for NPG Records 2011)

Stacey Dash: Age 46(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Stacey Dash: Age 46

(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Eddie Murphy: Age 51(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Eddie Murphy: Age 51

(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Nia Long: Age 41(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Nia Long: Age 41

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Terrence Howard: Age 43(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Terrence Howard: Age 43

(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Janet Jackson: Age 46(Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)

Janet Jackson: Age 46

(Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)

Taraji P. Henson: Age 41(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Taraji P. Henson: Age 41

(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Will Smith: Age 43(Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Gucci)

Will Smith: Age 43

(Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Gucci)

Denzel Washington: Age 57(AP Photo/ Peter Steffen, Pool)

Denzel Washington: Age 57

(AP Photo/ Peter Steffen, Pool)

Salli Richardson: Age 44(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Salli Richardson: Age 44

(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Halle Berry: Age 46(AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Halle Berry: Age 46

(AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

Don Cheadle: Age 47(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Don Cheadle: Age 47

(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Garcelle Beauvais: Age 45(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for WIF)

Garcelle Beauvais: Age 45

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for WIF)

Chris Rock: Age 47(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Chris Rock: Age 47

(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Vanessa Williams: Age 49(Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Syracuse University)

Vanessa Williams: Age 49

(Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Syracuse University)

Samuel L. Jackson: Age 63(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Samuel L. Jackson: Age 63

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Kimberly Elise: Age 45(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Kimberly Elise: Age 45

(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Jamie Foxx: Age 44(Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)

Jamie Foxx: Age 44

(Photo by Tom Briglia/FilmMagic)

Blair Underwood: Age 47(Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Blair Underwood: Age 47

(Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Chilli: Age 41(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Chilli: Age 41

(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Mary J. Blige: Age 41(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Mary J. Blige: Age 41

(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Taye Diggs: Age 41(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Taye Diggs: Age 41

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Academy Award nominated (What’s Love Got to Do With It) actress Angela Bassett turns 54 today if you can believe it. While the film, television and stage star still looks terrific after several decades in the spotlight. This gorgeous woman is just one of several black stars who have avoided falling victim to Father Time. Check out some of our favorite ageless wonders like Eddie Murphy, Nia Long, Iman and Samuel L. Jackson, just to name a few.