Courtney B. Vance. Courtney was born on 12-3-1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Courtney Bernard Vance. He has been married to Angela Bassett since 12-10-1997. They have 2 children. He is an actor, known for Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), Terminator Genisys (2015), The Hunt for Red October (1990), and 12 Angry Men (1997).