Beah Richards

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 65
Beulah Elizabeth Richardson, known professionally as Beah Richards, was an American actress of stage, screen, and television. She was also a poet, playwright, and author.

Beulah Elizabeth Richardson, known professionally as Beah Richards, was an American actress of stage, screen, and television. She was also a poet, playwright, and author.

Birth Name

Beulah Elizabeth Richardson

Born

Monday, 12 July 1920

Died

Thursday, 14 September 2000

Actress Filmography

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks Herself 2003
Beloved Baby Suggs 1998
The Practice Gertrude Turner 1997
ER Mae Benton 1994
Out of Darkness Mrs. Cooper 1994
South of Sunset 1993
The John Larroquette Show Gene's Momma 1993
Hearts Afire Miss Lula 1992
Brewster Place Bernice Sands 1990
Equal Justice Mrs. Davis 1990
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Beah: A Black Woman Speaks Herself 2003
Beloved Baby Suggs 1998
The Practice Gertrude Turner 1997
ER Mae Benton 1994
Out of Darkness Mrs. Cooper 1994
South of Sunset 1993
The John Larroquette Show Gene's Momma 1993
Hearts Afire Miss Lula 1992
Brewster Place Bernice Sands 1990
Equal Justice Mrs. Davis 1990
Family Matters Helen 1989
Drugstore Cowboy Drug Counselor 1989
Homer And Eddie Linda Cervi 1989
Big Shots Miss Hanks 1987
Frank's Place Olive Varden 1987
Beauty and the Beast Narcissa 1987
CBS Summer Playhouse Katherine 1987
Inside Out Verna 1986
Designing Women Minnie, Mrs. Bouvier 1986
L.A. Law Alberta Williams 1986
As Summers Die Elvira Backus 1986
Matlock Martha Jordan 1986
Acceptable Risks Sally Framm 1986
227 Carolyn Hurley 1985
Generation Edna 1985
Murder, She Wrote Emma Coop, Ola Mae 1984
Highway to Heaven Mrs. Baldwin 1984
Hunter Pockets / Ella Mae Fuller 1984
Punky Brewster Mrs. Carney 1984
The New Mike Hammer Maddy Higgins 1984
The Hitchhiker Serita 1983
Bay City Blues 1983
St. Elsewhere Regina 1982
American Playhouse 1981
The Sophisticated Gents Mae Porter 1981
Hill Street Blues Aunt Feeney 1981
A Christmas Without Snow Wendell's Grandma 1980
Palmerstown, U.S.A. Grandma Jenny 1980
Banjo the Woodpile Cat Zazu 1979
Benson Lois, Mrs. DuBois 1979
The Facts of Life Grandmother 1979
Roots: The Next Generations Cynthia Palmer 1979
Vega$ Mom 1978
Mahogany Florence 1975
Petrocelli Bessie Jones 1974
Apple's Way Mrs. Thaxter 1974
Outrage Thelma 1973
The Biscuit Eater Charity Tomlin 1972
Sanford and Son Aunt Ethel 1972
The Great White Hope Mama Tiny 1970
Room 222 Mrs. Moore 1969
The Bill Cosby Show Rose Kincaid 1969
Hawaii Five-O Mama Grant 1968
It Takes a Thief Sister Martha Gowen 1968
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Mrs. Prentice 1967
Ironside Aunt Ruby 1967
In The Heat Of The Night Mama Caleba 1967
Hurry Sundown Rose Scott 1967
I Spy Mother 1965
The Big Valley Hannah James 1965
ABC's Nightlife Herself 1964
Gone Are the Days! Idella Landy 1963
The Miracle Worker Viney - Keller Maid 1962
Dr. Kildare Alice Willey, Alice 1961
Take a Giant Step May Scott 1959
The Mugger Grecco Maid 1958
The Magical World of Disney Charity Tomlin 1954
2000 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Won
1988 Emmy Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series Won
1968 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1968 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress Nominated
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