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Actor Beah Richards

Beah Richards

  • Birth name:

    Beulah Richardson

  • Date of Birth:

    14 September 1920 Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

Biography:

Beah Richards left her native Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA for New York City in 1950. She would not acquire a significant role on stage until 1955 when she appeared in the off-Broadway show "Take A Giant Step" where she convincingly portrayed an eighty-four-year-old grandmother, without using theatrical makeup. In 1962 she appeared in writer James Baldwin's "The Amen Corner" directed by the noted actor/director/activist Frank Silvera who told Richards "Don't act, just be... more

Filmography

Aсtor (11)

Movie

Year

Movie Beloved Beloved

as Baby Suggs, aka Grandma Baby

2003
Movie The Great White Hope The Great White Hope

as Mama Tiny

1970
Movie Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

as Mrs. Prentice

1967
Movie In the Heat of the Night In the Heat of the Night

as Mama Caleba

1967
Movie The Miracle Worker The Miracle Worker

as Viney - Keller Maid (uncredited)

1962
Movie ER ER

as Mae Benton

1994
Movie Hearts Afire Hearts Afire

as Miss Lula

1992
Movie Family Matters Family Matters

as Helen

1991
Movie Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast

as Narcissa

1988
Movie Murder, She Wrote Murder, She Wrote

as Ola Mae

1988
Movie Hill Street Blues Hill Street Blues

as Aunt Feeney

1986
Movie Sanford and Son Sanford and Son

as Aunt Ethel

1972
Movie Ironside Ironside

as Aunt Ruby

1969
Movie I Spy I Spy

as Mrs. Scott (as Bea Richards)

1967