Beah Richards

Beah Richards
1920 - 2000

Beah Richards  American Actress


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Beah Richards passed away on 14th Sep 2000 aged 80.


Beah Richards was previously married to Hugh Harrell Jr..


American Actress Beah Richards was born Beulah Richardson on 12th July, 1920 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA and passed away on 14th Sep 2000 Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA aged 80. She is most remembered for Guess Who`s Coming to Dinner. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Beah Richards is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American dramatists and playwrights, 20th-century American poets and American women dramatists and playwrights.


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First Name Beah
Last Name Richards
Full Name at Birth Beulah Richardson
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 12th July, 1920
Birthplace Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Died 14th September, 2000
Place of Death Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Cause of Death Emphysema
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Dillard University
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Guess Who`s Coming to Dinner
Year(s) Active 1955–2000

Beah Richards (July 12, 1920 – September 14, 2000) was an American actress of stage, screen and television. She was a poet, playwright and author. During her career, Richards was nominated for a Tony and an Academy Award, and received two Primetime Emmy Awards for her performances on television.

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Beah Richards80 CancerActress
Hugh Harrell Jr.84Artist


Beloved1998Baby SuggsMovie
The Practice1997Gertrude TurnerTV Show
Out of Darkness1994Mrs. CooperTV Movie
ER1994Mae BentonTV Show
The John Larroquette Show1993Gene's MommaTV Show
South of Sunset1993TV Show
Hearts Afire1992Miss LulaTV Show
One Special Victory1991Cora SimmsTV Movie
Brewster Place1990Bernice SandsTV Show
Equal Justice1990Mrs. DavisTV Show
Capital News1990TV Movie
Drugstore Cowboy1989Drug CounselorMovie
Homer and Eddie1989Linda CerviMovie
Family Matters1989HelenTV Show
Big Shots1987Miss HanksMovie
Beauty and the Beast1987NarcissaTV Show
CBS Summer Playhouse1987KatherineTV Show
Frank's Place1987Olive VardenTV Show
Time Out for Dad1987Miss AldrichTV Movie
Inside Out1986VernaMovie
As Summers Die1986Elvira BackusTV Movie
Designing Women1986Minnie, Mrs. BouvierTV Show
L.A. Law1986Alberta WilliamsTV Show
Matlock1986Martha JordanTV Show
Acceptable Risks1986Sally FrammTV Movie
And the Children Shall Lead1985Miss AnnieTV Movie
2271985Carolyn HurleyTV Show
Generation1985EdnaTV Movie
Highway to Heaven1984Mrs. BaldwinTV Show
Hunter1984Pockets, Ella Mae FullerTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Emma Coop, Ola MaeTV Show
Punky Brewster1984Mrs. CarneyTV Show
The New Mike Hammer1984Maddy HigginsTV Show
Bay City Blues1983TV Show
The Hitchhiker1983SeritaTV Show
Capitol1982Therese (1986)TV Show
St. Elsewhere1982ReginaTV Show
The Sophisticated Gents1981Mae PorterTV Movie
American Playhouse1981TV Show
Hill Street Blues1981Aunt FeeneyTV Show
A Christmas Without Snow1980Wendell's GrandmaTV Movie
Palmerstown, U.S.A.1980Grandma JennyTV Show
Banjo the Woodpile Cat1979Zazu (voice)Short Film
Roots: The Next Generations1979Cynthia PalmerTV Show
Benson1979Mrs. DuBois, LoisTV Show
The Facts of Life1979GrandmotherTV Show
Vega$1978MomTV Show
Ring of Passion1978Lilly BrooksTV Movie
Just an Old Sweet Song1976GrandmaTV Movie
Apple's Way1974Mrs. ThaxterTV Show
Petrocelli1974Bessie JonesTV Show
Outrage1973ThelmaTV Movie
The Magician1973Mrs. ThatcherTV Show
A Dream for Christmas1973Grandma BessieTV Movie
Pomroy's People1973Movie
The Biscuit Eater1972Charity TomlinMovie
Footsteps1972Jessie BlakeTV Movie
Sanford and Son1972Aunt EthelTV Show
The Great White Hope1970Mama TinyMovie
To Confuse the Angel1970TV Movie
Room 2221969Mrs. MooreTV Show
The Bill Cosby Show1969Rose Kincaid, Chet's MomTV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968Mama GrantTV Show
It Takes a Thief1968Sister Martha GowenTV Show
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner1967Mrs. PrenticeMovie
Hurry Sundown1967Rose ScottMovie
In the Heat of the Night1967Mama CalebaMovie
Ironside1967Aunt RubyTV Show
I Spy1965MotherTV Show
The Big Valley1965Hannah JamesTV Show
Gone Are the Days!1963Idella LandyMovie
The Miracle Worker1962Viney - Keller MaidMovie
Dr. Kildare1961AliceTV Show
Take a Giant Step1959May ScottMovie
The Mugger1958Grecco MaidMovie
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