Bassols was born and raised in Barcelona. She graduated from Barcelona's Coco Comin School of Musical Theatre. She continued her acting education in North Carolina, Los Angeles, and at Sydney's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
She has appeared in some of Spain's most renowned TV series, including "Amar en Tiempos Revueltos," "El Mundo de Chema," "C.L.A. No Somos Angeles," "Mis Adorables Vecinos," "La Riera" and "Gavilanes."
As a trilingual actress (English, Spanish, and Catalan), Bassols has been able to participate in many international projects. In 2008 she co-starred alongside Gwyneth Paltrow in the PBS TV series "Spain... On the Road Again." In 2012 she played the lead alongside Rob Schneider in the CBS television series "Rob".
She has starred in several features such as The Eagle Path, Emulsion, The Returned and One in the Chamber, where she co-stars alongside Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding Jr.
Her latest feature is "Tasting Menu" where she co-stars alongside Fionnula Flannagan, Stephen Rea and Jan Cornet.