Beah Richards

Beah Richards

  • Born on
    • July 12th, 1920
  • Died on
    • September 14th, 2000
Beulah Elizabeth Richardson (July 12, 1920 – September 14, 2000), known professionally as Beah Richards, was an American actress and writer. Richards was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her supporting role in the film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner in 1968, as well as winning two Primetime Emmy Awards for her guest roles in the television series Frank's Place in 1988 and The Practice in 2000. She also received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the 1965 production of The Amen Corner. Description above from the Wikipedia article Beah Richards, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (10 Credits)

1998Beloved as Baby Suggs, aka Grandma Baby
1989Homer and Eddie as Linda Cervi
1989Drugstore Cowboy as Drug Counselor
1986As Summers Die as Elvira Backus
1975Mahogany as Florence
1970The Great White Hope as Mama Tiny
1967Guess Who's Coming to Dinner as Mrs. Prentice
1967In the Heat of the Night as Mama Caleba
1967Hurry Sundown as Rose Scott
1962The Miracle Worker as Viney

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